Collision Coverage

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Searching for affordable Collision insurance in Cleveland? Come to your local Direct Auto Insurance. While Tennessee law does not require drivers to have Collision coverage, it can still be beneficial to have. Think about what would happen if your car collided with another object, like a guardrail, tree, street light, 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 motorcycle, truck, or car to be repaired or replaced.

A deductible is the amount of money you would pay out-of-pocket, up front for the damage to your vehicle. 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 insurance won't pay for every scenario that results in damage to your vehicle. 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 for your vehicle to be repaired or replaced. Together, Comprehensive and Collision are often labeled "full coverage." However, that terminology can be misleading and often means different things to different people. 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 Cleveland? Tennessee insurance law doesn't mandate it, but you may be required to carry Collision coverage [marketing-content-p4-3] but you could be required to have Collision insurance if you're leasing or financing your car. If you don't buy Collision, your lender might buy it for you and add it to your existing loan balance. This way can carry a higher price tag than if you bought Collision insurance on your own. What if your vehicle isn't financed or leased? Buying Collision coverage is up to you! 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 idea troubles you, getting Collision coverage and a manageable deductible might be worth it.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Cleveland, Collision coverage is easy and affordable to get. We offer the solid protection you need, plus the excellent customer service you deserve! There's no need to pass up essential coverage to try and save money. We help you determine the best policy for your needs and find every discount you're eligible for. That's our promise! From there, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing how and when you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, paying for Collision insurance in Cleveland is hassle-free with Direct Auto! Visit your nearby office or call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) to get all the facts on Collision insurance coverage today!

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