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Car Insurance for Teenagers Carson City NV

Why does car insurance cost so much for our teenagers? Insurance companies seek to limit their exposure to high level risk with higher insurance rates for 16 to 24 year-olds than for any other age group.

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
3915 S Carson St
Carson City, NV
Description
Safe Drivers Save 45% or more on Auto Insurance. Call Allstate Now!
Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
500 Damonte Ranch Pkwy
Reno, NV
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Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Andreas- Bret T - State Farm Insurance Agent
(775) 883-6363
810 North Nevada Street
Carson City, NV
 
Staub- Janet L - State Farm Insurance Agent
(775) 882-3315
1007 South Carson Street
Carson City, NV
 
Auto Warranty Reviews Online
(702) 920-8222
711 S. Carson Street
Carson City, NV
 
Allstate Auto Insurance
(888) 355-7971
655 Us Highway 50 E
Dayton, NV
Description
Safe Drivers Save 45% or more on Auto Insurance. Call Allstate Now!
Phone Hours
SUN - SAT 12:00AM - 12:00AM

Lewis- Marilyn Paoli - State Farm Insurance Agent
(775) 882-4875
321 West Winnie Lane Ste 106
Carson City, NV
 
Hill- Dana B - State Farm Insurance Agent
(775) 882-3599
1940 US Highway 50 East
Carson City, NV
 
Farmers Insurance Group of Companies
(775) 882-1010
305 North Carson Street Suite 201
Carson City, NV
 
Farmers Insurance
(775) 782-6346
1650 USHighway 395 North
Minden, NV
 

Car Insurance for Teenagers

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Car Insurance for Teenagers

It's a right of passage for most teenagers to get their license. We smile proudly and tell our friends that our teen got their license on the first try. Then, we get the shock of a lifetime when we find out how much it costs to insure our new young driver.

Why does it cost so much for our teenagers? Drivers under the age of 25 pose the greatest risk to insurers because of their high level of at-fault accidents. It's that simple. Insurance companies seek to limit their exposure to this high level of risk by charging higher insurance rates for 16 to 24 year-olds than for any other age group.

One trick you can use is the same one that parents have been using for decades. It is possible to add a teenage driver to a parents existing auto insurance policy as an occasional driver; once that teen has a permanent drivers license. While this can still be relatively expensive compared to the cost of insuring an adult, it usually saves some money on the cost of insurance overall.

It may even be possible to get a discount directly on your teen driver, if you've invested in your child's driver education. If your teen has taken a defensive driving course, this is likely to get you (and your teen) a break on the cost of insurance. It's well worth the time and money.

My parents took advantage of all of the above. I took a defensive driving course. I was listed as an occasional driver on their insurance. In addition, they purchased a less expensive, older model vehicle that was ultimately shared by my siblings and myself. As a result, my parents saved even a bit more money on my insurance because I was listed as an occasional driver only on the older model car. How can this save you money? Well, older vehicles generally pose less risk to an insurer because repairs tend to be less expensive. Therefore, the insurance premium cost is going to be even lower than if you had your teen listed as a driver on your family vehicle. It also ensures ...

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