What Is Car Insurance?

Motor vehicles are some of our most prized possessions. Making sure that your car is covered in case of an accident is vital. If you’re in an accident or your car is damaged, it’s important to have insurance so that the insurer can pay for repairs to vehicles involved.

There are a few types of car insurance:

  1. Third Party:
    This is the cheapest form of car insurance. This cover is designed to cover other parties involved in an accident involving your car, but will not cover you or your car.
  2. Third party, theft and Fire:
    Insurance providers offer this type of insurance to pay for damages inflicted on another vehicle, and it will also cover you should your car be stolen, or if catches fire.
  3. Comprehensive Car Insurance:
    This is the best type of car insurance. Comprehensive cover is the best for of insurance to make sure you’re covered for most eventualities. It covers Third Party and also Theft and Fire. Your car insurance company will pay to fix and replace your car if it's written off. This type of insurance may even replace the items damaged that were in the car at the time of the accident.

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