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Auto Insurance - Are Men Better Drivers? Moorhead MN

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.

Gail D Jordahl Ins Agcy Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(218) 236-8000
2912 15th Street South
Moorhead, MN
 
David Eggers Ins Agency Inc - State Farm Insurance Agent
(218) 233-1334
1401 8th Street South
Moorhead, MN
 
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Minnesota Customer Srvce - Group Sales
(218) 233-7487
2405 8th Street South Suite 200
Moorhead, MN
 
Fargo-Moorhead Insurance-Fmi Inc
(218) 236-8227
213 8th Street South
Moorhead, MN
 
Stirling- Michael R - State Farm Insurance Agent
(701) 232-5585
7 10th Street North
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Farmers Insurance Group
(218) 227-0313
623 Center Avenue
Moorhead, MN
 
Moore- Noel Adair - State Farm Insurance Agent
(218) 236-7845
515 8th Street South
Moorhead, MN
 
Anderson-Lichtsinn Insurance
(218) 236-7662
920 Holiday Drive Suite 232
Moorhead, MN
 
Hanson- Theodore L
(701) 237-5877
657 4th Ave N
Fargo, ND
 
American Family Insurance
(701) 237-3202
650 1st Avenue North
Fargo, ND
 

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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