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Nationwide or Foremost:
Which Company is Best for You?

Nationwide and Foremost are two of the biggest names in insurance, with an advertising reach to match. Chances are you've seen more than one commercial from either in the past month. Nationwide was founded in 1925, while Foremost was founded in 1952. Both are widely-trusted companies, but which has the discounts, services, and customer ratings that matter most to you? See how they stack up below.
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AboutAuto insurance from Nationwide gives you peace of mind. When you choose an On Your Side Auto Repair Network® facility, you can get a written guarantee on your car repairs. With our On Your Side Claims® Service, you also get personal service like the On Your Side® Review, an annual check-in with your insurance professional to review your coverage. And with multi-policy and other discounts, such as the SmartRide® and SmartMiles® usage-based programs, you get peace of mind and value.The company specializes in policies that cover a wide range of drivers, have flexible payment plans and are customized with you in mind.
Roadside AssistanceNationwide's Roadside Assistance is available in select states. Two levels of emergency Roadside Assistance coverage—Basic and Plus—are available. Nationwide Roadside Assistance Basic applies to everyone on your policy, in any car you might occupy with coverage that includes towing up to 15 miles, ditch extraction service, emergency fuel, battery jump-start, locksmith services up to $100 and tire changes. Nationwide Roadside Assistance Plus includes all the previously listed services in addition to a tow up to 100 miles and trip interruption coverage that may reimburse your expenses up to $500 for alternate transportation, lodging and meals if you find yourself broken down 100 or more miles from home.Foremost offers towing and roadside coverage as an addition to your policy which covers the cost of a tow and other assistance at the site of your vehicle disablement up to the limit on your policy. This service is available 24/7.
Additional DiscountsNationwide offers additional savings through a Family Discount, which allows you to share discounts with members of your family.Foremost offers additional vehicle level discounts for security devices like Lo-Jack or other tracking devices that can assist with recovering your vehicle after a theft.
Recent QuestionsWhat's the ADOT code for Nationwide
The ADOT code for Nationwide would be listed on your policy documents. But for Nationwide, it is 0014.
Will an insurance company tell me if someone has paid a loan off?
Unfortunately an insurance company is not able to get information on another person's loan status due to privacy laws. Typically when a loan is fully paid off for a vehicle, then the title is transferred to the owner, who should then turn it over to you with the vehicle.
I was rear-ended but the driver drove off before we exchanged information
The safest course of action would be to contact your insurance company with all the information possible. Including the police report and the at-fault driver's license plate information.
If I hit an uninsured driver, can he go after me for damages?
Georgia isn't a "No-Pay No-Play" state, so if the insured driver is considered to be at-fault for the crash then the not at-fault party's insurance status does not have a bearing on any claims payout. Long story short, they can claim their vehicle damage and injuries if the other driver is at-fault.
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Getting insurance for my RV with a foreign license
For any policy, car or RV, you will need a permanent address. However, I wouldn't recommend using an address in Michigan. Because of Michigan's DMV laws, they are the most expensive state in the nation to get auto insurance from.
Will my homeowners insurance cover damage caused by a hurricane?
The majority of homeowners insurance policies do not provide coverage for flood damage. Unless your insurance policy provides coverage specifically against floods, you would have to have flood insurance through FEMA or the NFIP.
Will my boat insurance policy cover a passenger falling overboard?
The answer will depend on the coverage you currently have on your policy. There are two instances where boat insurance would cover an injury to a passenger caused from falling overboard.
Is it legal for me to have an uninsured vehicle that's not being driven while I work on it?
As long as you aren't driving the vehicle and it isn't registered then there should be no issue leaving the vehicle off of your policy. If you plan to drive the vehicle on a public roadway, you will need to insure it.
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