How Does The Car Insurance Company Decide My Own Premium?

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The company tries to get a portfolio of customers that will be profitable. Since they cannot foresee the future, they try to pick people who, statistically, are likely to be good risks. They will look at the many classification factors they use to categorize their potential customers and decide if you meet their criteria. If they are willing to accept you, they decide how much you should pay based on where you fit such risk factors as driving record, age, sex, number of miles driven per year, type of car, and more.

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