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The General Car Insurance

The General Car Insurance

The General offers great rates on auto insurance to all types of drivers. Whether you have great driving record, had a gap in coverage, or been in an accident, we have a rate for you!

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What we know about The General

The General, headquartered in the great city of Nashville,Tn, was founded in 1963. Its financial strength rating–aka its money-flexing muscle power to keep your assets safe–is Excellent. On the other hand, its J.D. Power rating, which measures customer satisfaction around the handling of claims, is Not Rated out of 5. A higher J.D. Power Rating is a good indicator that a carrier will treat you well should something go wrong. Which is exactly what insurance is for, right? See more on J.D. Power ratings here.

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The General Auto Insurance Discounts & Features

  • Paid In Full Discount
  • Transfer Discount
  • Multi-Vehicle Discount
  • Homeowners Discount
  • Low Down Payment
  • Buy Online
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Immediate Coverage

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Recent The General Car Insurance Questions and Answers

Does hitting a fixed object cause my premium to rise?

This type of claim would be considered a collision claim, which usually causes your premium to rise. In New Jersey, at-fault collision claims caused premiums to rise by an average of $1200.

Why do I have to keep insurance on my old car if I'm not using it?

It really has more to do with the fact that you still have the vehicle registered in your name. New Jersey monitors whether or not vehicles registered in the state are also insured.

Why did The General cancel my car insurance?

Insurance companies in many states have up to 60 days from the start date to cancel a policy without providing a reason for doing so. In most cases, this has to do with some sort of potential fraud or an inaccuracy on your application.

Is car insurance mandatory in New Jersey if a person no longer uses their car to drive?

Here is a link a post that should answer your question. In New Jersey, you aren't required to maintain insurance coverage on a vehicle you are no longer driving, but the tags for your vehicle will need to be returned to the state.

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