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Car insurance isnÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢t the sexiest product for a company to market. Even though car insurance is mandatory in almost every state, the competition if pretty fierce. HereÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢s how some companies are separating themselves from the pack.
Allowing your car insurance to lapse due to non-payment of premiums can be a very costly mistake. Some states are making it easier to pay for car insurance, but others are significantly increasing penalties for driving uninsured.
If you have the financial resources, and your state allows it, self-insurance might be an alternative to a regular car insurance policy. But even if you have the financial resources, self-insurance is a high risk bet.
Auto insurance policies that rate your risk primarily by the number of miles you drive in a year are the wave of the future. There are even options available now that allow some consumers to buy insurance by the mile.
Even if youÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re considered a high risk driver, there are options available to obtain car insurance. And, if youÃƒÂ¢Ã¢â€šÂ¬Ã¢â€žÂ¢re finding that premiums are simply overwhelming the family budget, there may be relief available, depending on your state.
A vehicle is stolen every 39.7 seconds in the U.S. Could yours be one of them? And if so, does your auto insurance policy cover theft or break-ins?