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Auto insurance is crucial for safeguarding against the financial risks associated with accidents and vehicle damage. Louisiana state law mandates that all drivers maintain a minimum level of liability insurance to cover potential damages in case of an accident. Drivers caught without it may face fines, license suspension or vehicle impoundment. 

Beyond ensuring legal compliance, having the right auto insurance policy can help financially protect you if you experience a covered loss. Contact us today to discuss your auto insurance needs.  

What Is Auto Insurance? 

Car insurance is a type of financial protection that can cover various risks associated with owning and operating a vehicle. A policyholder pays a premium to an insurance company in exchange for coverage. In case of an accident or other covered incident, the insurance company may reimburse or pay for the associated costs up to the policy limits. 

Common types of coverage to add to your policy include the following: 

  • Liability—This type of coverage can help pay for damages and injuries you cause to others in an accident. 
  • Collision—This type of coverage may cover the costs of repairing damage to or replacing your vehicle in a collision. 
  • Comprehensive—This type of coverage may help cover the costs of replacing your vehicle or repairing it following noncollision-related damage like theft, weather damage or wildlife encounters. 
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorist—This type of coverage may pay for your damages if caught in an incident with a driver who lacks adequate insurance. 

Additional coverages may make sense to add to your policy, depending on your needs. Contact us today to learn more.  

How Auto Insurance Deductibles Work 

An auto insurance deductible is the amount of money a policyholder agrees to pay out of pocket before their insurance coverage kicks in for a claim. Deductibles are set when purchasing a policy and can often be adjusted to suit the policyholder’s preferences and budget. Opting for a higher deductible can reduce monthly premiums but may lead to more out-of-pocket expenses if a claim is filed. 

How Much Is Auto Insurance? 

The price of car insurance depends on several factors, including the driver’s age, driving history, vehicle type and coverage limits. Factors such as Louisiana’s number of uninsured drivers and vehicle theft rates may also influence insurance premiums.  

Contact Us 

Finding affordable auto insurance can be tricky, but we’re here to assist you. Contact Fitzwilliam Insurance Services today to get started.