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Should I stay with my care insurance company even if I'm getting a better quote from elsewhere?

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What is the average cost of car insurance in Virginia?

That's a difficult question to answer. Below are some answers based on the information you have given me.

General Insurance

Why am I being asked for my personal information for a car insurance quote?

According to our data, the average cost of minimum liability car insurance in California is $573 per year. Below are some additional coverage options you can consider: State Minimum — Liability Only $573 State Minimum — $1,000 Comprehensive/Collision $1,297 State Minimum — $500 Comprehensive/Collision $1,481   That said, this is based on a 30-year-old male driver with no accidents or violations and good credit.

Eligibility

Is it discrimination not to allow someone to get car insurance w/out an address?

It's not discrimination, it's how car insurance is priced. You have to have a physical address to of where the car is kept the majority of the time since the location is a big rating factor.

Eligibility

Do you have a carrier that will write an auto policy for a driver with an international permit?

We do have a few companies that will insure you with a foreign license. First, you need to complete the quote online.

General Insurance

Does it count against you if you don't have insurance now?

Not having insurance continuously does impact your rate negatively. Once you have had insurance for six months the rates should get better.

Car Insurance Costs

Can I puy a policy today and pay the down payment next week?

I do not know any insurance companies that will issue a policy without a down payment. From the perspective of an insurance company, a driver who does not put down a down payment is too much of a liability.

Car Insurance Costs

Which sedans are considered sports cars?

All cars are rated differently with each company. There is no definitive answer as to which cars will be rated higher or lower based simply being a sedan.

Driving History

Can I say I haven't gotten a ticket if I've been driving school and gotten ticket removed?

Most of the time, if you have taken a driving class, the ticket is taken off of your record. You can click "No" on the driving history question.

General Insurance

What can I expect to pay for first time car insurance?

Waiting until you're 30 will not really impact your rate. The bigger rating factor will be your lack of insurance history.

Car Insurance Costs

Can I get an EMT discount with Nationwide?

To my knowledge, Nationwide does offer discounts to EMT but I'm not 100% if there are any specifics to the state of California. Because car insurance is regulated at the state, there could be some implications regarding California's state legislator that would prohibit employment status being considered.
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