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Buying Car Insurance Online In 2024

Buying Car Insurance Online In 2024

Key takeaways

  • Many insurance providers offer the option to buy car insurance online, and it is possible to complete the entire process without leaving the comfort of your home.
  • Before purchasing car insurance online, it is important to have the right details and information on hand, such as full names, birthdates, address and ZIP code, year, make and models of vehicles, and driver’s license numbers.
  • There are a variety of common coverage options available for car insurance, including bodily injury liability, property damage liability, collision coverage, comprehensive coverage, medical payments coverage and personal injury protection insurance.
  • When shopping for car insurance online, it is important to compare multiple quotes, explore discounts, and be aware of the pros and cons of buying car insurance online.

It’s easier than ever to purchase car insurance online. Many insurance providers offer this option to drivers, and it’s possible to complete the entire process without leaving the comfort of your home. Still, this added convenience could come at a cost in the form of costly mistakes if you’re unsure what type of policy is best or the level of coverage you need. To make the online shopping experience more seamless, Bankrate’s insurance editorial team — comprising licensed agents — created this detailed guide to help walk you through the online insurance buying process.

What to know before purchasing car insurance online

Before starting a quote online, you may want to make sure you have the right details and information on hand. In most cases, you will be prompted to enter personal information for yourself and the drivers you’d like listed on the policy, such as full names, birthdates, your address and ZIP code, to get a quote. You will also need to provide the year, make and models for the vehicles you need covered. Depending on the carrier, you might have the option of requesting an anonymous car insurance quote. While these may be quick, anonymous quotes tend to be inaccurate.

Once you are ready to finalize your policy, you must provide the driver’s license numbers for everyone included on the quote and the vehicle identification numbers (VIN) for all the vehicles listed. However, you may want to consider providing this information earlier in the process — the more information you provide on your quote, the more accurate your quoted premium will be.

Since you won’t be sitting down with a licensed insurance agent to guide you through the process, you may want to answer the following questions before buying insurance online.

  • If you have a loan or lease on your car, does your financial institution require you to have certain minimum limits and deductibles? If you need a full coverage policy, you’ll want to know before you have to choose an option.
  • If you do not have a loan or lease, do you want full coverage or are you comfortable with liability only coverage? Although most states require at least a minimum amount of liability coverage, you may want to consider purchasing above the minimum limit if possible to avoid leaving yourself financially vulnerable. If you were to get in a car accident without sufficient coverage, you’d likely have to pay for damages and medical bills out of pocket.
  • Do you want a company that provides a mobile app? If you prefer to manage your auto insurance online, you may want to choose a provider that offers an easy-to-use mobile app. Many major carriers also offer digital claims filing that allows you to submit claims and photos of your accident in the app.
  • Do you want a bundling discount for future policies? Many auto insurance providers offer bundling discounts where you can save for holding multiple insurance policies from the same carrier.
  • How important is it for your company to have a support phone number in case you have questions? Make sure the company you choose has reliable customer service if that’s important to you. While some companies offer 24/7 customer service hotlines, others have shifted away from the 24/7 model post-pandemic. If you work a non-standard shift, customer service availability might be something to keep in mind.
  • What is the claims process and do you feel comfortable with it? Some claims can be processed through a mobile app, while other companies may have you file them on a computer or over the phone. Find out what you prefer and what your potential carriers offer.

What coverage types are right for you?

The policy type that will be right for you depends on your specific circumstances and preferences. Whether online, over the phone or in person, insurance companies must offer coverage legally required for you to carry in your state. But knowing those requirements and other coverage options can help you build a policy that is best for your needs. Below are several of the most common coverage options.

  • Bodily injury liability: Bodily injury liability coverage pays for the injuries you cause (up to the limit you carry) if you’re the driver in an at-fault accident. This coverage is required in almost every state.
  • Property damage liability: Like bodily injury liability, property damage liability coverage is almost always required. This coverage type pays for the damage you cause to other people’s property if you are at fault in an accident (up to your policy limit). This property could be the other driver’s vehicle or a stationary object such as a house or light pole.
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage: If you’re involved in an accident with someone who doesn’t carry any insurance or doesn’t have enough coverage to cover costs associated with the crash, your policy may kick in to pay for medical bills and property damage. Depending on your state, uninsured and underinsured motorist may or may not be required. Underinsured motorist is also not available in every state.
  • Collision coverage: Collision will pay for damage to your vehicle if you are at fault in a covered accident. Collision carries a deductible and unless you are financing or leasing, this coverage is optional.
  • Comprehensive coverage: Comprehensive pays to repair the damage to your vehicle caused by acts of nature (such as flooding, wind or hail), fire, theft, vandalism and hitting an animal. Comprehensive also provides financial protection for your glass. Like collision, comprehensive carries a deductible as it is optional if you own the vehicle outright. Depending on your state, you may have a $0 deductible for glass coverage.
  • Medical payments coverage: This coverage is optional and pays out to cover your and your passengers’ medical bills in the event of a covered crash, regardless of fault.
  • Personal injury protection insurance: PIP pays out regardless of fault and covers losses due to an accident, including costs such as medical expenses, funeral expenses and even lost wages. This coverage may be required in no-fault states, but is sometimes available in other states as well, including at-fault states.
  • Gap insurance: This optional coverage pays if your financed or leased car is totaled and you owe more than the car is worth.
  • New car replacement: If you own a car that is no more than a few years old, you may qualify for this coverage. If your vehicle is totaled, the insurance company will pay the value of the car plus the difference in value for a brand new car of the same make and model.
  • Roadside assistance: This optional coverage will pay for the services related to events that can leave you stranded on the side of the road, such as a flat tire, running out of gas, locking your keys in the car or having a dead battery. Actual coverages and limits vary, so be sure to check what each carrier offers to decide if it’s the best fit.
  • Rental car coverage: If you have comprehensive and collision coverage, you may also have the option to add rental car coverage. Rental reimbursement pays up to a certain dollar amount or percentage on a rental car while your car is being repaired after a covered loss. There is typically a time attached to rental reimbursement, as well. For instance, you might carry rental reimbursement that will pay $30 a day for your rental car for up to 30 days, leading to a maximum payout amount of up to $900.

Best online car insurance companies

Now that you may be ready to shop online for car insurance, you are probably wondering where to start. There are dozens of popular auto insurers out there, but not all of them may be the best car insurance company for you. We reviewed numerous auto insurance companies by examining factors like customer satisfaction, ease of the online application process, available discounts, mobile app availability and claims satisfaction to help you to find a company that might be right for you. Out of the companies we reviewed, these were the standout features we identified for each one:


A good option for…


Convenient mobile app


Customer support options


Easy application process

State Farm

Online claims management


Rapid claims processing


Geico is a company that offers quick and easy quotes and generally cheap rates. In fact, Geico tied for the Bankrate Awards’ Best Auto Insurance Company Overall award, tied for the Best Budget Auto Insurance Company and won the Bankrate Award for Best Auto Insurance for Young Drivers. This major carrier utilizes a user-friendly quoting system and makes it simple to file a claim. Geico’s mobile app is a standout in the industry. Policyholders can do everything from making policy changes to paying a bill and filing a claim within the app. You can even download your proof of insurance ID cards for easy access. Plus, Geico’s website allows you to complete certain tasks without even logging in, which is great for anyone who easily forgets their password.

Learn more: Geico Insurance review


Allstate offers users a multi-functional website and makes it simple to get direct customer support if handling your policy yourself becomes overwhelming. You can even reach Allstate via e-mail or through a digital chat. Allstate offers a variety of discounts and plenty of agents nationwide in the event that you need to talk to someone face-to-face after you have purchased your online policy.

Learn more: Allstate Insurance review


If you want an easy and hassle-free option, you might appreciate Amica’s online application process. You begin by entering in your address and answering just a few simple questions that will help determine if you are eligible for a quote. The application is then broken down into simple sections — your information, vehicles, drivers, driving history, discounts and your quote summary. If you need to step away from your computer, you can save a quote and return to it later. Amica also tied for Bankrate’s Best Auto Insurance Company Overall. You can learn more about Amica at amica.Com or by calling 1-800-242-6422.

Learn more: Amica Insurance review

State Farm

State Farm offers a convenient and well-designed claims management system that is easy to navigate. Choose the type of incident you are dealing with and the website will break the claims process down into five steps. Even third parties involved in an incident with a State Farm driver, but who are not insured with State Farm themselves, can create an account to track a claim. Additionally, there is a digital chat button on every claims page so you can easily chat with a representative if you have a question.

Learn more: State Farm Insurance review


Lemonade features a user-friendly digital auto insurance experience. It’s also an attractive option due to its AI-driven claims processing capabilities, and roadside assistance is available free of charge. Even better, policyholders can submit claims through the digital app and possibly receive immediate payment following approval. The insurance provider currently writes policies in Illinois, Tennessee, Texas, Ohio and Oregon, and plans to expand car insurance coverage to drivers in other states in the near future.

Learn more: Lemonade Insurance review

How to compare multiple car insurance quotes at the same time

Online insurance comparison websites can help you purchase auto insurance online. These sites typically use algorithms to match you with multiple companies and give you quotes. However, these initial quotes may not be accurate once you provide all your personal and vehicle information to your chosen insurance company.

To get a true comparison, get car insurance quotes with the same coverage limits, types and deductibles from each carrier. Ask about available discounts and which ones you qualify for, which can help you get the cheapest rate. Also, review the coverage options each carrier offers to see if they have standout coverages that another may not.

Pros and cons of buying auto insurance online

Buying car insurance online may or may not be the best option for you. When deciding whether or not to buy insurance online, you may want to consider the following pros and cons.

  • Generating quotes and buying all in one place
  • May not get personalized guidance from a licensed insurance agent
  • Quick and easy
  • Limiting your options to companies that offer to sell policies online

If you already know what type of policy you need and how much coverage you want, purchasing auto insurance online can be a great option. You can generate a quote to see how much you’d pay, and the process is typically quick and easy. Even better, you usually won’t have to pay an agent fee.

Although buying insurance online is usually quicker and easier, it may be best to buy a policy in person or over the phone if you aren’t sure what type of policy would be right for you. You may find it helpful to discuss your preferences and needs with a licensed insurance agent who can help tailor a policy to fit your specific needs.

Buying insurance online is usually quicker and easier, but buying it in person from an insurance agent may be a better option for those who don’t know what type of policy they want yet.

Ways to save when shopping for car insurance online

Are you hoping to buy cheap car insurance online? Buying car insurance online is not necessarily a cheaper option than more traditional methods. However, that does not mean that you will not be able to find affordable coverage.

The average cost of full coverage car insurance in the U.S. Is $2,543 annually, but it’s possible to score lower rates. Here are some of the easiest ways to save money on your online auto insurance:

  • Shop around: The online quoting process is usually simple, so it may be in your best interest to get a quote from more than one company. As long as you are getting quotes for the same coverage, you should be able to compare rates and select the one that is most affordable.
  • Bundle your policies: You might qualify for a multi-policy discount if you insure more than one policy with the same insurance company. If you already have a homeowners or renters policy elsewhere, you may want to quote it alongside your car insurance policy to see how significant the discount is.
  • Explore every discount: Many car insurance companies have several discounts available. You may be eligible for a reduced premium based on your driving record, your grades, your employer, your vehicle’s safety features and even your driving frequency.

When shopping around, remember that the cheapest price is not always the best option. Be sure that you are getting quotes for the coverage that you need and not just the cheapest available. If you are not sure how much coverage to purchase, it may be best to start your auto insurance search by talking to a licensed agent.

Frequently asked questions

What is the best online car insurance company?

The best online car insurance company depends on your needs and preferences. Do you want to be able to file and track your claim online? Is it important to you that the company has a live chat option? Or, maybe you’re more concerned with getting coverage quickly at a low price. The best way to find the best car insurance company is to shop around.

Can I get car insurance immediately?

You might be able to get same-day car insurance, but it depends on the company and the circumstances around your quote. For instance, some companies may only provide same-day car insurance if you are purchasing a new vehicle and need immediate coverage to leave the dealership. Car insurance generally goes into effect at 12:01 a.M. The day after you bind it. Regardless of the effective date, most companies should be able to email you proof of insurance (like an ID card) immediately after you purchase your policy.

Is it cheaper to buy car insurance online?

Unless the company provides a discount for purchasing a policy online, a quoted premium generated online should be the same as a quote generated over the phone or in person. All information between the two quotes needs to be identical for this to be the case, however.

If you don’t know what kind of coverage you need or how to answer a question on the application, your online quote may be higher than one done by an agent. Purchasing a policy with an agent isn’t inherently cheaper, though. This higher rate could be due to a missing discount opportunity or accidentally adding extra coverage. If you are unsure about what coverage you need to protect yourself financially, you may want to consult with an insurance professional before finalizing your online purchase.

Is it safe to buy an insurance policy online?

As long as you’re buying through an insurance provider’s direct website that is licensed to write policies in your state, it’s generally considered safe to buy auto insurance online. Keep in mind that even if you visit a local agent or buy insurance over the phone, most companies ultimately store your personal account information online. Don’t let this worry you though; carrier sites are encrypted to keep your personal information safe.

How To Buy Car Insurance For Your New Car

Key points:

  • If you’re trading in a vehicle, your car insurance policy might apply to your new car during a grace period, usually between seven and 30 days.
  • You can typically add your new car to your existing car insurance policy as soon as you buy it.
  • Ask your insurance company about new car discounts.

If you just bought a new car, before you drive it on public roads you’ll need car insurance — for your own protection, to meet state requirements and to satisfy the fine print of your loan or lease if you have one. In fact, dealers will likely require proof of car insurance before they hand over the keys.

So how and when do you get insurance when buying a new car? Much of that depends on if you already have a car with full car insurance coverage.

How to buy car insurance for a new car

When buying a new car, insurance is one of the last steps. You don’t want to get car insurance until you’re confident the sale will go through.

Here are different ways you can make sure your new car is properly insured.

If you already have car insurance

If you’re trading in a car at the dealership and it’s fully covered by a current auto insurance policy, you should be able to show that policy to the dealer to get your new set of wheels. Most car insurance companies give you a grace period to update information when you purchase a new vehicle, usually between seven and 30 days.

Here are some other circumstances to keep in mind:

  • If your current policy doesn’t include comprehensive and collision insurance and you’re financing or leasing the new car, the lender or leasing company will likely require you to add those coverages before driving off the lot.
  • If you’re keeping your old car, you should contact your car insurance company and ask about a multi-car policy.

Regardless of your scenario, you should contact your insurance company or agent before heading to the car dealership, to cover all your bases.

“It’s always a good idea to keep your insurance agent informed of any changes in as timely a manner as possible,” said Amanda Mezerewski, Vice President of Auto Product at Travelers Insurance. “Agents can counsel you through that process to ensure that you have continuous coverage.”

If you’re shopping on the weekend or just prefer self-service options, you may be able to add a new car to your policy in mere minutes using your insurer’s mobile app, depending on the car insurance company.

If you don’t already have car insurance

If this is your first car — or if you haven’t owned a car in a while — you’ll need to buy car insurance before leaving the dealership. Driving without car insurance is against the law in nearly every state.

Here are a few ways to get car insurance for your new car.

  • Compare car insurance quotes online, just make sure you’re using the same coverage details so that you’re getting an apples-to-apples car insurance quote comparison.
  • Work with an independent agent to compare quotes and find the best auto insurance companies for your needs.
  • Purchase car insurance over the phone or online. You may be able to even do this at the dealership after you buy your new car — it’s typically easier if you’ve already generated a quote with the insurance company.

If you know the vehicle identification number (VIN) of the car you’re planning to purchase and are confident the sale will go through, you can even purchase an insurance policy before heading to the dealership that day. Just make sure the car insurance policy start date lines up with the date you take the car home.

How much is car insurance for a new car?

The average cost of car insurance is $2,067 a year ($172 a month) for a driver with a clean record and a full coverage car insurance policy.

A lot of factors can affect how much you’ll ultimately pay, including your:

  • Age.
  • Driving record.
  • Gender (in some states).
  • Credit score (in some states).
  • Insurance company.
  • Location (down to the ZIP code).

The type of car you purchase can also impact how much you’ll spend on auto insurance premiums each month. If you’re prioritizing cheap car insurance when buying a car, models from Subaru and Hyundai may be your best bet. In our research, Subarus accounted for 40% of the 30 cheapest cars to insure, and Hyundai models made up another 20%.

How much car insurance do I need for a new car?

At a minimum, you need enough liability car insurance to meet your state’s requirements. All states but New Hampshire and Virginia require some form of car insurance, but even the two outliers have other requirements to consider.

Check your state’s requirements to make sure you’re carrying enough coverage, though when you work with an agent or compare car insurance quotes online, the agent or platform should be able to tell you the state-mandated minimums.

Requirements vary by state and may include:

  • Liability insurance (bodily injury and property damage).
  • Uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance.
  • Personal injury protection (PIP) or medical payments (MedPay) coverage.

The minimum amount of coverage your state requires may not be enough to financially protect you in the event of an expensive accident. When deciding how much car insurance you need, consider how much you can afford to pay out of pocket for repairs and medical bills, as well as the total value of your assets.

Additional car insurance coverages you may need

If you financed or leased the vehicle, you’ll likely need additional coverages. And even if you own your car outright, you may want to consider these optional coverage add-ons.

  • Comprehensive insurance: Covers cost of repairs for non-car accident related damages to your vehicle. This could be weather-related damages, car theft, pest infestations or fire.
  • Collision insurance: Covers repairs to your vehicle from collision-related damage, like if you run into a street sign or guard rail, or if you’re the victim of a hit and run.
  • Gap insurance: Covers the difference between your car loan balance and what your insurance pays out if your car is totaled or stolen. Your car loses value — called depreciation — as soon as you drive it off the lot. If it’s totaled shortly after you buy it, your comprehensive or collision insurance will only cover your vehicle to its actual cash value (the depreciated amount). But you may still owe more than the actual cash value on your loan. Gap insurance covers that difference.

4 helpful car insurance tips for new car owners

If you’ve just bought a new car, review these tips for getting the cheapest car insurance available.

1. Shop around for car insurance

At every policy renewal, it’s a good idea to compare quotes to see how much money you could save by switching car insurance companies. Your current insurer may match the lower price offered by a competitor — and if not, you can move on to a new company.

The same holds true when you buy a new car. Take this opportunity to see if other companies will cut you a better deal on your new daily driver. Check out the best cheap car insurance companies to get started.

“We recommend getting a minimum of three quotes so you can compare coverages and costs apples-to-apples.” Mark Friedlander, Director of Corporate Communications, Insurance Information Institute

2. Ask about new car discounts

When you add a new car to your car insurance policy, some insurance companies may offer you a discount. And it’s not just brand-new cars; some insurers have discounts for used cars from recent model years (i.E., within three years, typically). These discounts can be worth as little as 1% or as much as 40% in savings.

“Many new vehicles come equipped with safety features that can reduce the likelihood of a claim to occur. In certain instances, discounts may be warranted for vehicles that have these features, like automatic emergency braking.” Amanda Mezerewski, Vice President of Auto Product, Travelers Insurance

But the discounts can go beyond the new car itself. Friedlander recommends taking this opportunity to explore all the car insurance discounts your insurer offers, including home and auto insurance bundles. “Bundling can save up to 20% or more on your premium,” he said.

3. Stay on top of car payments

Making on-time car payments is important for a lot of reasons, but did you know it could (eventually) lead to lower car insurance rates? In most states, car insurance companies factor in your credit score when calculating your car insurance premiums.

Continued on-time payments on a car loan should eventually lead to a bump in your credit score. When it’s time to renew your car insurance policy (or switch car insurance companies), an improved score could lead to a price reduction.

4. Adjust your car insurance policy

When you first purchase your car, you might be required to carry collision, comprehensive and maybe even gap insurance. But once you’ve paid off your loan, you can choose to drop these coverages. Just keep in mind that dropping collision and comprehensive insurance means you aren’t financially protected in the event of weather-related damages or collisions with objects or other vehicles.

You might choose a low-deductible policy when you first buy car insurance, simply because you couldn’t afford the greater out-of-pocket expenses that would come with a high deductible.

As your finances improve over time — or after you’ve paid off your car and eliminated that expense from your budget — add some money to your emergency savings. Then you can adjust your policy to have a higher deductible, which will result in a lower car insurance premium.

Frequently asked questions (FAQs) Do I buy the new car and insurance at the same time?

To legally drive your new car on public roads you’ll need car insurance that meets your state’s minimum requirements, at the very least. If you’re financing or leasing the car, the lender or leasing company will typically require that you carry car insurance with collision and comprehensive coverage.

If you currently own a car with full coverage and are trading it in at the dealership, that car insurance policy will usually extend to your new car. Most car insurance companies offer a grace period before you need to contact them to update the policy to reflect the new car.

That said:

  • If you don’t already have car insurance: We recommend getting multiple quotes for car insurance and settling on your preferred company and policy before heading to the dealership, then purchasing it while at the dealership.
  • If you do already have car insurance: It’s still good to let your car insurance provider know in advance that you’re planning to buy a new car — and update the policy as soon as you get home. If you have an agent and it’s during business hours, you can call them from the dealership before heading out. You may also be able to update your policy in a mobile app or online before leaving the dealership.

How long do I have before I have to add my new car to an insurance policy?

If you already have an existing car insurance policy with enough coverage to satisfy a lender or leasing company, you typically have a grace period between seven and 30 days before you need to update your policy.

However, this refers to a transfer of insurance — meaning you’ve ditched the old car for a new one. If you’re keeping the old car and adding a second car to the policy, you should update your car insurance before driving off the lot.

What insurance coverage is best for a new car?

For a new car, full-coverage auto insurance will offer the most financial protection. That means you carry liability coverages and other state requirements, plus comprehensive and collision insurance.

For most drivers, we also recommend uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage (required in some states), personal injury protection (also required in some states) and gap insurance (sometimes required by lenders).

How do I switch car insurance over to a new car?

Switching car insurance over to a new car doesn’t have to be complicated. Depending on your insurance company, you may be able to do it online or in an app. Alternatively, you can call your agent or customer service and provide the requested information (usually a vehicle identification number, in addition to year, make and model).

Make sure to ask about new car insurance discounts, discounts for updated safety technologies, multi-car discounts if you’re keeping your old car and any other discounts that can get your rates back down to what you’re used to.

Timothy Moore is a writer and editor covering personal finance, travel, autos, and home renovation. He’s written financial advice for sites like LendEDU, LendingTree, Forbes Home and The Penny Hoarder; edited complex ROI analyses for B2B tech companies like Microsoft and Google; served as managing editor at a print magazine; led content creation for a digital marketing agency; and written for brands like Chime, Angi and SoFi.

Toni Hoy was licensed in property, casualty, life and health insurance for 17 years, specializing in property, casualty and flood insurance in the Chicago area. Toni earned a CISR designation and earned awards from MetLife, Nationwide and Safeco insurance companies. She is also an author with a BA in communications and a contributor for “Chicken Soup for the Soul.”

Kara McGinley is deputy editor of insurance at USA TODAY Blueprint and a licensed home insurance expert. Previously, she was a senior editor at Policygenius, where she specialized in homeowners and renters insurance. Her work and insights have been featured in MSN, Lifehacker, Kiplinger, PropertyCasualty360 and more.

Clearcover Car Insurance Review 2024

Clearcover offers rideshare insurance, but doesn’t have other types of coverage that can be found from other insurers, such as accident forgiveness and gap insurance.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer Accident Forgiveness?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t offer accident forgiveness insurance. Some other insurance companies offer this policy perk, which doesn’t increase your car insurance costs if you’re at fault for an accident.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer New Car Replacement Insurance?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t provide new car replacement insurance. These types of policies generally reimburse you for a brand-new vehicle of a similar make and model instead of the car’s depreciated value if it is totaled due to a problem covered by your policy.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer Gap Insurance?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t offer gap insurance. This type of coverage pays the “gap” between what you owe on your car loan or lease and the depreciated value of your vehicle if it’s totaled due to a problem covered by your policy, such as a car accident.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer a Diminishing Deductible?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t offer a disappearing or diminishing deductible for drivers who don’t make claims.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer SR-22s?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t have SR-22 insurance. An SR-22 is a court-ordered document that auto insurance companies file with states as evidence that you meet the minimum liability coverage requirements. An SR-22 is generally required for high-risk drivers, such as drivers who caused too many car accidents or have serious violations on their record, like a DUI conviction.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer Usage-Based Car Insurance?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t offer usage-based insurance (UBI). UBI tracks and monitors your driving behaviors, such as acceleration, speed, braking, miles driven and phone use while driving. You may be able to earn a discount based on good driving habits.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer Pay-Per-Mile Car Insurance?

No, Clearcover car insurance doesn’t have pay-per-mile insurance. Pay-per-mile programs base your rates partially on how many miles you drive and can be a lower-cost option if you don’t drive much.

Does Clearcover Car Insurance Offer Rideshare Insurance?

Clearcover offers car insurance for rideshare drivers. For instance, those who drive for Uber or Lyft. It’s sold as an endorsement, or add-on coverage, to a policy and covers you when you are available as a rideshare driver but haven’t yet picked up a passenger.

Rideshare insurance from Clearcover doesn’t cover you if you use your car for a food delivery service.


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