How to Get Auto Insurance If You're a High-risk Driver

Leap | Carpenter | Kemps Insurance Agency | Feb 7, 2020 | minute read

A “high-risk” driver is generally defined by the auto insurance companies as someone who has a higher risk of having an auto accident. Auto insurance companies often see high-risk drivers as undesirable, as they may end up costing a great deal in claims.

Auto on road insuranceWhy you may be defined as a high risk driver?
  • You have multiple accidents or tickets during a specific period of time.
  • You have a DUI.
  • You have a serious violation.
  • Any accident that results in a fatality.
  • Driving without a license.
  • Driving without insurance.
  • You drive an exotic car.
  • For whatever reason, your auto insurance has lapsed.

How to get auto insurance if you are considered high risk:

  • You may need non-standard insurance.
  • SR-22 insurance for specific situations.
  • Allow your agent to shop auto insurance for you.
  • Determine what auto insurance discounts you may be eligible for.
  • Improve your driving skills.
  • Consider a lower risk car.

You work hard to build a future for yourself and your family, and it’s important to protect what you already have while providing for a financially stable future for your family. Whether it’s protecting assets such as your home, automobile and valuables, or insuring that your family is taken care of should something happen to you, the professionals at Leap / Carpenter / Kemps are here to help.

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