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Searching for low cost Collision coverage in Ft Smith? Head towards your nearby Direct Auto & Life Insurance. Collision coverage isn't required by Arkansas law, but it can definitely come in handy after trouble on the road. Think about what would happen if your car collided with another object, like a guardrail, tree, street light, or pothole. Or if it flips in an accident! Would you have enough money to get it fixed? After you meet your deductible, Collision insurance will pay for your motorcycle, truck, or car 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. Generally speaking, 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. 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 & Life Insurance, and choose to use the precise policy and coverage terms to explain your coverages.

Who needs Collision coverage in Ft Smith? It's not mandated by Arkansas 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 decide not to get Collision, your lender may purchase it for you and add it to your loan balance. This path can carry a higher price tag than if you bought Collision insurance on your own. No car loan? 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, saying yes to Collision coverage and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Ft Smith, Collision coverage is affordable to get and easy to understand. We have the on-the-road protection you want, plus the quality services 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 right insurance policy for your needs and find every discount you're eligible for. That's our promise! After that, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing the time and way you pay. Whether it's by cash, credit card, or check, paying for Collision insurance in Ft Smith is hassle-free with Direct Auto & Life! Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) or stop by your nearest location to learn more about Collision coverage today!

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