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Below is some information and answers to common questions about Illinois Auto Insurance:
Finding the cheapest car insurance in Illinois
Illinois car insurance rates can vary depending on your driving record, the type of vehicle you drive and the amount of coverage you choose. The first step to finding cheap auto insurance quotes in Illinois is to decide how much coverage you need.
Illinois Minimum Car Insurance Requirements
Illinois requires that you have liability insurance on all your registered vehicles and that you carry proof of insurance in a your vehicles at all times. The minimum required insurance is:
- Bodily Injury Liability coverage of at least $20,000 to cover injury or death to any one person that results from an auto accident, and $40,000 to cover injuries to or death of more than one person resulting from a single auto accident.
- Property Damage Liability coverage of at least $15,000 to cover damage to the property of others caused by an auto accident.
Bodily Injury Liability (BIL): pays for medical and legal protection should you or another insured on your policy cause bodily injury to another person while operating your vehicle. The “limit” is the maximum amount your insurance company will pay for bodily injury damages.
Property Damage Liability (PDL): pays for damage to another's property caused while operating your vehicle. This covers damage to property such as vehicles, poles, fences, etc. The “limit” is the maximum amount your insurance company will pay for property damage.
What happens if I don’t have the minimum coverage?
You will not be able to register your vehicle. Illinois drivers caught without minimum coverage are subject to punishment such as fines and suspended licenses. Direct offers cheap auto insurance policies with instant proof of insurance to make auto insurance coverage quick and hassle-free.
Does Direct offer other products?
Direct not only offers the minimum required auto coverage for Illinois drivers, but also offers additional coverage such as comprehensive, collision and uninsured motorist coverage (UM). Direct also offers motorcycle insurance, road side assistance, emergency protection plans and term life insurance.
Check out Auto Insurance Coverage to discover what else Direct offers.
Need More Information?
If you still have questions, would like to learn about other Illinois auto insurance options like UM coverage, or if you would like to get an affordable auto insurance quote, contact Direct Auto Insurance: online over the phone at 1-877-GO DIRECT (1-877-463-4732).