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Insurance Question from Bronx, NY

Asked on 02/20/2015

can i insurance a car register under another person NULL

Answer given on March 08, 2015

Auto insurance should be purchased in the name of the registered owner of the car. That is the person who will be legally responsible for any damages or injuries caused in an accident with that car.If you will be driving the car, then you should be listed as the driver and your age and driving record will be how the premium rate will be determined. You can also pay for the insurance on the car if you choose.The owner of the car will also need to be listed on the insurance, since they own the car. If they do not have a valid driver’s license, they can be excluded on the insurance policy. Be sure you explain to your agent or insurance company the situation involving the owner and driver so the insurance is properly written to avoid any problems in the event of a claim.


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