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Searching for low cost Collision coverage in Fredericksburg? Come to your local Direct Auto Insurance. While Virginia 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 if it's hit by a "hit and run" driver! 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 truck, car, or motorcycle 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. Typical deductibles range from $100 to $1,500, but they vary by state and insurance company. The Collision deductible you choose is up to you. Generally speaking, the higher the deductible, the lower the premium for Collision.

Keep in mind that Collision coverage doesn't cover every situation that results in damage to your car. That's why Collision coverage is almost always paired with Comprehensive, which also has a deductible. If your car is damaged by a natural disaster, stolen, or vandalized, Comprehensive coverage will help cover the cost of having your car replaced or repaired. Together, Comprehensive and Collision are often referred to as "full coverage." However, that phrase is confusing and 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 all drivers need Collision coverage in Fredericksburg? Virginia 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 your car is leased or financed. If you choose not to purchase Collision, your lender may buy it for you and tack it on to your loan. This way 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 thought worries you, getting Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

Here at Direct Auto Insurance in Fredericksburg, Collision coverage is easy to understand and affordable to get. We offer the protection you want, plus the excellent customer service you deserve! With us, there's no need to cut back on important coverages to try and save a buck. We help you determine the best insurance for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. It's a promise. Next, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing how and when you pay. Whether you pay by credit card, check, or cash, making policy payments and maintaining Collision coverage in Fredericksburg 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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