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Auto Insurance - Are Men Better Drivers? Kalispell MT

Your gender does play a role in how much you pay for your insurance. The biggest impact is on younger drivers, but if you are a male driver between 18 and 25, you will pay more.

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
1103 S Main St
Kalispell, MT
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
913 WISCONSIN AVE STE 101
Whitefish, MT
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Tinseth & Associates Inc
(406) 752-8576
750 North Meridian Road
Kalispell, MT
 
Jan O'Brien Insurance Agcy Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(406) 257-7714
278 5th Avenue West North
Kalispell, MT
 
Hanson Keith American West Insurance
(406) 257-9378
1325 USHighway 2 West
Kalispell, MT
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
110 Nucleus Ave Ste F
Columbia Falls, MT
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

A-Ccountable Insurance
(406) 257-5044
1354 Airport Road
Kalispell, MT
 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Montana - HMO Montana
(406) 752-6367
240 West Idaho Street
Kalispell, MT
 
Life Investors Insurance
(406) 752-8576
750 North Meridian Road
Kalispell, MT
 
State Farm Insurance Compani
(406) 752-3616
1108 South Main Street Suite 3
Kalispell, MT
 

Auto Insurance - Are Men Better Drivers?

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Are Men Better Drivers?

Are men better drivers than women? Are women better drivers than men? The answer could depend on whom you are talking to! However, in the world of insurance, statistics do the talking.

Here's the bad news (or good news, depending on your gender): you'll find it very difficult to find any documented proof that men are better drivers than women. Further, your gender does play a role in how much you pay for your insurance. Generally, the biggest impact is on younger drivers, but if you are a male driver between 18 and 25, you will pay more.

Why would young males pay more? Well, many auto insurance experts would agree with the theory that males, especially young men, tend to drive more aggressively than women. In addition, men will tend to display their aggression in a direct manner, rather than indirectly, which can lead to more road rage incidents. Finally, again in general, male drivers are more likely than women to break the law, with males being greater risk takers. The weight in pricing varies from company to company and by claims experience over time, but, with all other factors being equal, a female between the ages of 18 and 25 would pay less than her male counterpart because as a rule younger women drivers have fewer accidents and moving violations than males in the same age group.

Unfortunately, these statistics seal the fate of a young male driver and his high premium. Figures compiled by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) show that more men than women die each year in motor vehicle crashes. Individual insurers will not just use outside statistics for their underwriting purposes, but will also use their in-house statistics, which often show more driving infractions of all kinds in a higher percentage among younger male drivers.

However, young female drivers should not be sighing in relief about their rates just yet. More recent statistics show some disturbing trends. The number of female deaths in ca...

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