How Will Buying Auto Insurance Help You?

Auto insurance is a necessary expense of owning and driving a car. Most states require you to purchase auto insurance, and for good reason. Here are some benefits of auto insurance:

A financial backup plan

When planning your financial future, a predictable monthly premium provides coverage for the unexpected costs that might arise following an accident. Depending on your policy, the following costs may be covered:

  • Medical bills
  • Non-medical costs relating to your injuries, such as childcare (if you are unable to care for your child yourself due to your injuries) or funeral expenses
  • Repairs to your car
  • Your liability for injuries to another person or damage to their property

Prompt medical coverage

Depending on your state, your auto insurance policy may provide coverage for your immediate and necessary medical bills following an accident. In no-fault auto insurance states, Personal Injury Protection (PIP) and medical payments (MedPay) coverage provides medical coverage without regard for who caused the accident. These coverages keep costs down and help you get treatment as soon as you need it.

Optional roadside assistance

Many auto insurance companies offer roadside assistance as an add-on to a policy. With roadside assistance, you can access emergency towing, lockout services, and more, up to your chosen limit.

Economic certainty

Auto insurance is required in most states because it ensures that people can get reimbursed for their losses after an auto accident. Moreover, if an at-fault party is unable to cover their damages, the injured party would have to bear that cost out of pocket, creating financial strain. Planning for such possibilities can be difficult and create a financial hardship. Thankfully, auto insurance helps to ensure that drivers can cover their financial obligations.

Peace of mind

When you choose an insurance company that has your best interests at heart, you’ll have the peace of mind that you’ll be covered if the unexpected happens. Claims representatives can walk you through every step of the process, ensuring that nothing takes you by surprise during your recovery.

The information and descriptions on this site are general in nature. The coverage afforded for a particular loss depends on the specific facts and the terms, exclusions, and limits of the actual policy. Nothing on this site alters the terms or conditions of any policy, as the policy controls coverage. Coverage options, limits, discounts, deductibles, and other features are subject to underwriting criteria, state availability, and effective dates. Coverage provided and underwritten by NJM Insurance Company and its subsidiaries, 301 Sullivan Way, W. Trenton, NJ 08628.