Living in Florida chances are you own a car. Unlike many other states with extensive transportation systems, Florida is one of the few states where driving is the norm. And as a car owner and driver, you’re probably quite familiar with the way car insurance in Florida works. You may know, for example, that Florida is one of the few “no fault” states. What this means is that if you’re in a car accident and suffer bodily injury, your policy covers medical expenses up to a certain amount whether the accident was your fault or not.
You are probably also aware that car insurance in Florida is mandated by law and that the minimum requirements are not as high as in some other states. Florida law requires a policy coverage of at least $10,000 for personal injury and $10,000 for property damage. In other states these could be much higher and may include other requirements.
While, you may be quite familiar with the law and minimum requirements and may even have added additional coverage, you may have a teen in your household who may be getting close to becoming a driver. Now it’s time to think about protecting your child while taking advantage of some of the many discounts out there.
The thought of having your child become a driver can be really nerve wrecking. Enrolling your teen in a safe driver program will not only provide some peace of mind for you as a parent but some companies may reward you for it with a discount. Another way to get some savings is if your child is a good student. And this is not just for high school students. Students under the age of 25 who maintain a B average are eligible for the good student discount.
How much or how little your teen drives may be another factor in the price you pay. And as your child graduates high school and […]