A collection articles around insuring your car, truck, or SUV

Let these State Farm® articles steer you right on premiums, deductibles, and other types of  insurance coverages for your vehicle.

Can you really save if you choose to bundle insurance?

It’s more than likely. And savings aren’t the only advantage of bundling insurance.

Why are auto insurance rates going up?

Reasons behind rising car insurance premiums and ways to help manage them.

The benefits of having an insurance agent

An insurance agent can help explain the different types of insurance, identify options that may align with your individual needs and more.

What affects car insurance rates?

Know the factors affecting car insurance premiums and learn ways to help lower insurance costs.

Choose your car insurance deductibles and coverages well

Learn what an auto insurance deductible is and how it affects your car insurance coverage.

What to Know When Discussing Car Repairs With a Mechanic

Learn how to find a reliable mechanic and how to determine what jobs you need done.

Obtain an electronic proof of insurance card

You can keep rummaging through your glove compartment. Or you can choose a better option: a digital insurance card.

Getting off to the right start: Auto insurance for foreign drivers

Just arrived in this country and want to drive? Learn about car insurance for foreign drivers as soon as possible.

How to register a car at the DMV

Everything you need to know for registering your car at the DMV hassle-free.

Tips for first time car insurance buyers

Getting car insurance for the first time? Here is what to know about policy terms, coverage and potential discounts.

How much car insurance do I need?

Learn about coverage limits, collision and comprehensive, deductibles and other important terms to help decide on how much is right for you and how you can save.

Information to include on auto insurance applications

The process of applying for car insurance may seem challenging, but it can become easier when approached with precision and care to avoid mistakes.

Helpful car insurance tips for college students

When your child goes away to a college and leaves their car behind, there are options to lower your insurance premiums while they're away.

Tips for after an accident

Having an auto accident or dealing with a catastrophe is stressful, yet it's important to try to stay calm and focused. State Farm can help with their auto insurance claims. Customers impacted by an auto accident can file a claim online, through the State Farm mobile app, by calling 800-SF-CLAIM800-SF-CLAIM or by contacting your local agent office.

The real costs of a non-moving or moving violation

The real consequences of critical driving errors.

Mobile help and quick tips after a car accident

Mobile apps allow you to alert your agent and your insurance company within moments of having a crash.

What to do after a hit and run

Hit and run accidents can be stressful. Consider these tips if you find yourself in this situation.

Cost of car insurance fraud

Car insurance fraud is costing us all. Look out for common types and learn how to help combat the issue.

What happens if your car is totaled?

Learn what goes into the decision and what your options are.

Tips for other policy types

Boat insurance basics: What's covered

Learn about boat insurance and what the coverage may mean for you.

What is rental car coverage and how does it work?

Understand your coverage before buying insurance for rental cars.

The ins and outs of rideshare driver coverage

Understand your new coverage needs when becoming a rideshare driver.

Additional vehicle insurance tips 

What is telematics and how is it used?

Understand what this technology is and how it may help you get an auto discount for safe driving.

Can someone else drive my car?

Discover what happens if someone else drives your car and gets into an accident.

Motorcycle insurance ratings

Use this annual motorcycle rating information to see how a specific motorcycle compares to others and how it may affect the insurance premium.

SR-22 for a suspended driver's license

With a driver's license suspension comes a Certificate of Financial Responsibility.

What is GAP insurance and what does it cover?

GAP insurance can make sense, especially if the loan balance exceeds the car value.

In the market for a classic car? Here's the buyer's guide you need

How to inspect and buy the classic car that's best for your purposes.

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm® (including State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company and its subsidiaries and affiliates). While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. State Farm is not responsible for, and does not endorse or approve, either implicitly or explicitly, the content of any third party sites that might be hyperlinked from this page. The information is not intended to replace manuals, instructions or information provided by a manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional, or to affect coverage under any applicable insurance policy. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.

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