Car Insurance Myths

[posted by Bryan Dawson, October 21, 2014]

personal-injury-lawyer-portland-97201-sw-columbia-stYesterday, released results of its survey of a national sample of 2,000 insured drivers from across the country. Among the Top Ten mistaken beliefs about insurance coverage were seven that had to do with auto insurance. Here they are:


Top 7 Auto Insurance Myths
Myth Percent Who Believe
Red Cars Cost More to Insure 46
Cancelation Happens Right After MVA I Caused 44
Small Cars Are Cheapest to Insure 40
Comprehensive Covers Every Kind of Damage 32
Thieves Usually Steal New Cars 29
Loaning Your Car Means Your Insurance Isn’t In Play 25
Out-of-State Tickets Don’t Follow Me Home 13

[Survey Source]

Interestingly, men are more likely to believe these myths, according to the survey. Also, older cars are preferred by auto thieves, since their parts are more in-demand.

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