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Searching for cheap Collision insurance in Union City? Come to your nearest Direct Auto Insurance. While Tennessee law does not require drivers to have Collision coverage, it can still be beneficial to have. Imagine that your car runs into another object, like a tree, light post, big pothole, or guardrail. Or if it flips in an accident! Would you have enough money to get it fixed? Meet your deductible and then your Collision coverage will kick in to 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. The Collision deductible you choose is up to you. Usually, the higher the deductible you choose, the lower your premium for Collision coverage will be.

Note 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 damaged by a natural disaster, stolen, or vandalized, Comprehensive coverage will help pay for your vehicle to be repaired or replaced. Together, Comprehensive and Collision are often referred to as "full coverage." However, that terminology can be misleading and often means different things to different people. We avoid using that term at Direct Auto Insurance, and choose to use the precise policy and coverage terms to explain your coverages.

Do I need Collision coverage in Union City? It isn't required by Tennessee insurance law, but you may be required to carry Collision coverage [marketing-content-p4-3] but you could be required to have Collision insurance if your car is leased or financed. If you don't buy Collision, your lender may buy it for you and tack it on to your loan. This route can be pricier than if you buy Collision coverage on your own. What if your vehicle isn't financed or leased? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! Before nixing it, give some thought to the age of your car and whether you'd be able to pay for repairs or replacement out of your own pocket. If that idea troubles you, getting Collision insurance and a manageable deductible might be worth it.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Union City, Collision insurance is easy and affordable to get. We offer the solid protection you need, plus the great services you deserve. With us, you don't have to skip out on important coverages to try and make your insurance cheaper. We help you identify the best policy for your needs and identify every discount you're entitled to. We promise! Next, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing how and when you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, making policy payments and maintaining Collision coverage in Union City is easy 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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