Collision Coverage

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Searching for cheap Collision insurance in Bristol? Come to your nearest Direct Auto Insurance. Collision coverage isn't required by Tennessee law, but it can definitely come in handy after trouble on the road. Imagine that your car runs into another object, like a stop sign, tree, guardrail, or pothole. Or, it flips in an accident or is hit by a "hit and run" driver. Would you have enough money to get it fixed? Once you meet your deductible, Collision coverage will help pay for your car, truck, or motorcycle to be repaired or replaced.

A car insurance deductible is what you pay to repair your car if you have an accident or claim. Standard deductibles are between $100 and $1,500, though they vary by insurance company and state. Your Collision deductible amount is your choice. Usually, going with a high deductible is a good way to lower your premium for Collision coverage.

Keep in mind that Collision coverage doesn't cover every situation that results in damage to your car. That's why Collision coverage goes hand-in-hand with Comprehensive, which has a deductible as well. If your car is vandalized, damaged by a natural disaster, or stolen, Comprehensive coverage will help pay to have your vehicle replaced or repaired. Collectively, Comprehensive and Collision are often referred to as "full coverage." However, that phrasing means different things to different people, and it can be downright confusing. That's why we avoid using that term at Direct Auto Insurance. Instead, we use the precise policy and coverage terms to help explain the coverage you have.

Do all drivers need Collision coverage in Bristol? It isn't required by Tennessee insurance law, but you might be required to carry Collision insurance if you're leasing or financing your car. If you decide not to get Collision, your lender may purchase it for you and add it to your loan balance. This way can be pricier than if you buy Collision coverage on your own. What if you don't have a loan on your vehicle? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! Before going without it, though, think about the age of your vehicle and whether you would feel comfortable paying for it to be repaired or replaced out of your own pocket. If that thought worries you, getting Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Bristol, Collision coverage is easy to understand and affordable to get. We have the on-the-road protection you want, plus the quality services you deserve. With us, there's no need to cut back on important coverages to try and save a buck. We'll help you put together the best policy for your needs and find every discount you're eligible for. That's our promise! After that, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, paying for Collision insurance in Bristol is hassle-free with Direct Auto! Stop by your neighborhood location or call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) to learn more about Collision coverage!

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