Collision Coverage

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Need cheap Collision insurance in Richmond? Come to your nearby Direct Auto Insurance. Collision coverage may not be required by Virginia law, but it can be extremely helpful when run into trouble while driving. Think about what would happen if your car collided with another object, like a stop sign, tree, guardrail, or pothole. 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 deductible is the amount of money you have to pay toward repairs before your insurance covers the rest. 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. In general, the higher the deductible, the lower the premium for Collision.

Note that Collision coverage does not cover every situation that leads to damage to your vehicle. Collision coverage is almost always purchased alongside Comprehensive for this very reason. It also carries a deductible. 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 labeled "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 Richmond? 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 vehicle is financed or leased. If you decide not to get 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. No car loan? You can choose whether or not you buy Collision coverage! Before going without it, give some thought to the age of your vehicle. How much is it worth? Would you be comfortable paying for it to be replaced or repaired on your own? If that thought worries you, getting Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto Insurance in Richmond, Collision coverage is easy to understand and affordable to get. We offer the protection you want, 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 identify every discount you're entitled to. We promise! Next, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, making policy payments and maintaining Collision coverage in Richmond 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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