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Insurance Question from Jonesboro, AR

Asked on 07/08/2010

If a family member backs out of the driveway and hits another one of your cars, does my insurance cover this? NULL

Answer given on July 10, 2010

Speaking from experience ( I have three daughters ), as long as the driver of the car that did the damage was on your policy, and the car that was hit was also insured, yes.  But honestly, if the damage isn’t that bad, you might want to just pay for the repairs yourself rather than put it on your insurance. 

No reason to take a hit on  your insurance and give yourself the possibility of a rate increase and points on your daughters license. 

 


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