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In Columbia, Property Damage Liability and Bodily Injury are two important insurance coverages to understand. When you're at-fault for a car accident, your Bodily Injury helps pay for the other drivers and passengers medical expenses. It doesn't help pay for yours. Property Damage Liability comes in handy when you cause an accident that damages someone else's property. It will help pay for this damage. This type of damage typically involves the other driver's car, but might also include things like damage to a guardrail, fence, mailbox, or home.

You'll need your Property Damage Liability coverage if you're responsible for causing damage to another person's property. Your accident-related vehicle damages are not paid for under this coverage. If you're losing sleep over how you'd pay for your own troubles after a covered accident, just give us a call! We'll explain the details of other coverages that can help like Medical Payments, Comprehensive, Collision, and Under/Uninsured Motorist.

How much liability insurance should you get when it comes to Property Damage Liability in Columbia? The answer depends on a few factors. You have two options: go with Tennessee's minimum Property Damage Liability limits as required by law or choose higher limits. Property Damage limits operate on a per accident basis. This is different than Bodily Injury Liability which operates on a per person/per accident basis. Property Damage limits vary by state and insurance company. Liability limits can range between $5,000 and $100,000. Selecting the minimum limits may help you find the cheapest auto insurance, but it also means that you could be responsible for paying for property damage you cause that your insurance doesn't cover. That's money out of your pocket. So, if you cause property damage that goes beyond your limit, you could be required to make up the difference out of your own pocket.

It's time to get the protection you need at a price you love! Call 1-877-GO-DIRECT (1-877-463-4732), get a quote online, or stop by your nearest Direct Auto & Life Insurance in Columbia. Property Damage Liability coverage is only a call, click, or visit away! Our friendly agents will work with you to find the policy that matches your needs, plus every discount you're eligible for. It's our promise to you! From there, you have the freedom to make your car insurance even more affordable by customizing your payment schedule and choosing how you want to pay. It doesn't matter whether you pay cash in-person or pay with a credit card, paying for Property Damage Coverage in Columbia is hassle-free with Direct Auto & Life!

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The fine for uninsured drivers caught driving without insurance in Tennessee is $300. Cops could have your car towed on the spot if proof of valid insurance is not produced. On January 1, 2017, Tennessee instituted an online insurance verification program. The system can track down drivers without insurance through their vehicle registrations. Vehicles that are owned by uninsured drivers will be ineligible for renewal.