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The General

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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Does hitting a fixed object cause my premium to rise?

Dec 16, 2017

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Apr 27, 2017

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Why did The General cancel my car insurance?

Mar 26, 2017

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Nov 19, 2016

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