Comprehensive Coverage

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Searching for affordable Comprehensive car insurance in Durham? Head towards your local Direct Auto & Life Insurance. Comprehensive coverage isn't required by North Carolina law, but it can definitely come in handy if you have trouble on the road. It will help pay for auto repairs that resulted from an event other than a collision. That's why you might hear your insurance agent refer to it as, "Other than Collision Coverage." Say your car is damaged by a natural disaster, stolen, vandalized, or damaged by contact with an animal. How hard would it be for you to pay to get it repaired or replaced? There's no need to worry when you have Comprehensive insurance. After you meet your deductible, Comprehensive insurance will pay for your truck, car, or motorcycle to be repaired or replaced.

What’s a deductible? A deductible is the amount of money you would pay out-of-pocket, up front for the damage to your vehicle. Standard deductibles are between $100 and $1,500, though they vary by insurance company and state. Your Comprehensive deductible is completely up to you. Usually, going with a high deductible is a good way to lower your premium for Comprehensive coverage.

Note that Comprehensive insurance only covers some types of vehicle damage. That's why Comprehensive coverage goes hand-in-hand with Collision, which has a deductible as well. Collision helps pay for your vehicle to be repaired after it hits another object, like a tree, light post, or guardrail. Or, it flips in an accident or is hit by a "hit and run" driver. Collectively, Collision and Comprehensive are often called "full coverage."

Do I need Comprehensive coverage in Durham? It's not mandated by North Carolina insurance law, but you might be required to carry Comprehensive insurance if your vehicle is financed or leased. If you don't buy Comprehensive, 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 Comprehensive car insurance on your own. What if your vehicle isn't financed or leased? Then getting Comprehensive coverage is your choice! Before going without it, though, think about the age of your vehicle and whether you would feel comfortable paying for it to be repaired or replaced out of your own pocket. If that thought worries you, getting Comprehensive insurance and a workable deductible may be worthwhile.

At Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Durham, Comprehensive insurance is easy and affordable to get. We offer the protection you want, plus the quality services you deserve. With us, you don't have to skip out on important coverages to try and make your insurance cheaper. We help you identify the best policy for your needs and find ALL the discounts you're entitled to. It's a promise. After that, you have the opportunity to take your auto insurance to a whole new level of affordability by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. Whether you pay by credit card, check, or cash, making policy payments and maintaining Comprehensive coverage in Durham is easy with Direct Auto & Life Insurance! Visit your nearby office or call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732) to get all the facts on Comprehensive insurance coverage today!

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