Keeping Your Kids Covered

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In this difficult economy, it can be difficult keeping all your bills paid, especially the bills for auto insurance on young drivers. Insurance on young drivers is affected by many different things. Some of these things you can change and some you cannot
Because young male drivers are more apt to get into accidents than young female drivers, their insurance rates will be higher. You cannot affect this unless you get your child a sex change, which is more expensive than paying the insurance and it may still not get the rate changed, so this one you will just have to accept.

Some other factors that will affect your insurance premiums are:

  • Age
  • Geographic location
  • Driving records
  • Car make and model
  • Driving distance to work

Do your research before purchasing a car or helping your young driver purchase a car.

To make sure your premiums remain low, make sure that

  • The car is not high on the desirability list for theft
  • ┬áThat it is not pricey
  • And that it is not considered a sports car.

The more steps you take in this direction the less your insurance payment will inevitably be. Your young driver can also have a positive effect on the insurance rates by having good grades in school. Good grades are indicative of a person that is mature and willing to take on responsibility. Insurance companies look positively on this and reward the student with lower insurance rates.

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