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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
1375 E Parks Hwy Ste A
Wasilla, AK
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Allstate Insurance - Michael Corwin Hughes
(907) 357-1102
1365 E Parks Hwy
Wasilla, AK
 
Wallin- Dennis G - State Farm Insurance Agent
(907) 376-4950
4900 Palmer Wasilla Highway Ste 6
Wasilla, AK
 
Brandon- Linda S - State Farm Insurance Agent
(907) 376-2478
436 North Main Street
Wasilla, AK
 
Al Bowler Insurance Agency Inc
(907) 694-7300
12812 Old Glenn Hwy
Eagle River, AK
 
Allstate - Stanley Tebow
(866) 603-8655
11350 E Palmer Wasilla Hwy
Palmer, AK
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Hermann- Ellen D
(907) 376-2478
436 N Main St
Wasilla, AK
 
New York Life Insurance CO
(907) 357-0725
4900 Palmer Wasilla Highway Suite 109
Wasilla, AK
 
Sandy's Insurance Services
(907) 694-3277
11723 Old Glenn Highway Suite 106
Eagle River, AK
 
Allstate Insurance - Bruce W. Clarke
(907) 694-6000
11432 Business Blvd
Eagle River, AK
 

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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