All you need to know about various kinds of vehicle insurance

All you need to know about various kinds of vehicle insurance

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by 5paisa Research Team Last Updated: 2022-07-25T17:41:09+05:30

There are several types of car insurance available on the market. Which one is right for you? Let us investigate. 

One of the most important things to remember if you own a car is to obtain vehicle insurance coverage. Purchasing vehicle insurance coverage may be a stressful affair.

You must always ensure that you have at least third-party car insurance coverage if you own a car. It does not, however, cover any damage that occurs to your car; it only covers third-party damages.

As a result, obtaining comprehensive car insurance is wise. In addition, you should select a policy according to your car type, driving circumstances, and driving behaviour. We have covered various types of car insurance coverage in this post.

Liability Coverage

This is the fundamental and required insurance coverage. If your vehicle is involved in an accident, you will be reimbursed for the cost of repairing or replacing the damaged property as well as the medical expenditures incurred by the third party as a result of hospitalisation or medical treatment. Third-party injuries and death, as well as damage to third-party property, are covered by liability insurance. Damage to your car is not covered here.

Collision Coverage 

The insurance company pays for vehicle repairs after an accident under this coverage. The insurance company will, however, reimburse the current market value of the car if the cost of repairs exceeds the car's current market value. This coverage also includes 0% depreciation insurance. 

Personal Injury Coverage

Certain coverage is included in this insurance policy to help you overcome certain risk factors. In addition to the obligatory liability insurance, the insured receives this insurance. Personal injury protection covers all expenditures related to the accident. Furthermore, it covers the driver's and other passengers' medical expenditures. Under such a policy, the insurance company will cover the medical expenditures regardless of who is to blame.

Comprehensive Coverage

All forms of risk variables linked with the car, driver, passengers, third-party vehicle, and third-party driver are covered by comprehensive insurance. Furthermore, it addresses risk variables such as weather, flood, fire, and theft. Apart from collision, it is basically for everything else that may go wrong.

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