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Need affordable Collision insurance in Philadelphia? Head towards your nearest Direct Auto & Life Insurance. While Mississippi law does not require drivers to have Collision coverage, it can still be beneficial to have. Imagine that your car runs into another object, like a tree, light post, big pothole, or guardrail. Or if it's hit by a "hit and run" driver! Could you pay to have it repaired? After you meet your deductible, Collision insurance will 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. Deductibles vary by state and insurance company, but generally range from $100 to $1,500. The Collision deductible you choose is up to you. Usually, going with a high deductible is a good way to lower your premium for Collision coverage.

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 stolen, vandalized, or damaged by a natural disaster, Comprehensive coverage will help pay for your vehicle to be repaired or replaced. When combined, Collision and Comprehensive are often called "full coverage." However, that phrase is confusing and means different things to different people. That's why we avoid using that term at Direct Auto & Life Insurance. Instead, we use the precise policy and coverage terms to help explain the coverage you have.

Do all drivers need Collision coverage in Philadelphia? It isn't required by Mississippi insurance law, 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 may buy it for you and tack it on to your loan. This way can carry a higher price tag than if you bought Collision insurance on your own. What if you don't have a loan on your vehicle? Then getting Collision coverage is your choice! 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 idea troubles you, saying yes to Collision coverage and a manageable deductible might be worth it.

At Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Philadelphia, Collision insurance is easy and affordable to get. 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'll help you put together the best policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. It's a promise. After that, you can make your car insurance feel even more affordable (and manageable) by customizing how and when you pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, making policy payments and maintaining Collision coverage in Philadelphia is easy 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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Mississippi is changing the consequences for driving uninsured. Mississippi drivers who get behind the wheel and do not have proof of insurance may end up paying up to $500 in fines or face a suspended driver's license for up to 12 months. As of September 1, 2017, the state put into place a state-of-the-art insurance verification program that uses VIN numbers to instantly check whether drivers have purchased valid insurance.