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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.
How to Register a Car at the DMV

How to Register a Car at the DMV

Car registration requirements at the DMV can vary depending on the state that you live in.

What Affects Car Insurance Premiums

What Affects Car Insurance Premiums

What are the factors that affect car insurance premiums? Find out. Plus, how to lower car insurance rates.

Auto Insurance for Foreign Drivers

Auto Insurance for Foreign Drivers

If you are visiting the U.S. or are an immigrant that recently arrived in the country, car insurance will be essential in order for you to drive.

How Electronic Proof of Insurance Can Assist You

How Electronic Proof of Insurance Can Assist You

Having an electronic proof of insurance, also known as a digital ID card, makes 24/7 access to all your insurance information simple.

First Time Car Insurance: What You Should Know

First Time Car Insurance: What You Should Know

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

Car Insurance Deductibles: Choosing Well

Car Insurance Deductibles: Choosing Well

Learn what a car insurance deductible is and how it affects your car insurance coverage. Plus, tips on choosing auto coverages.

Avoid These Big Mistakes of Auto Insurance Applications

Avoid These Big Mistakes of Auto Insurance Applications

Car insurance applications can be confusing. State Farm presents the most common mistakes people make on an application for car insurance & how to avoid them.

Helpful Car Insurance Tips for College Students

Helpful Car Insurance Tips for College Students

When your child goes away to college/university & leaves their car behind, here are options to lower your insurance premiums while they are away.

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need?

How much car insurance should you buy? These questions can help you decide.

What Affects Car Insurance Premiums

What Affects Car Insurance Premiums

What are the factors that affect car insurance premiums? Find out. Plus, how to lower car insurance rates.

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-CLAIM 800-SF-CLAIM or by contacting your local agent office.
The Real Costs of a Violation (Moving or Not)

The Real Costs of a Violation (Moving or Not)

Critical driving errors may end up draining your bank account & free time. States vary in how they punish violations and it’s helpful to know what’s at stake.

Mobile Help and Quick Tips for After an Auto Accident

Mobile Help and Quick Tips for After an Auto Accident

Tech help for after an auto accident.

What to Do After a Hit and Run

What to Do After a Hit and Run

Hit and run accidents can be stressful. Know what to do — and what not to do — if you find yourself in this situation.

Car Insurance Fraud

Car Insurance Fraud

Car insurance fraud costs us all. Avoid becoming a victim. Spot common types of car fraud and help combat the issue.

What Happens if Your Car Is Totaled?

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

Boat Insurance Basics: What's Covered

Boat insurance can vary in what they do and do not cover based on the boat, the waters it will traffic, how many months the boat will be used, and other items.

Rental Car Insurance: Is It Necessary?

Rental Car Insurance: Is It Necessary?

Understand your coverage before signing any rental insurance agreement.

The Ins and Outs of Rideshare Driver Coverage

The Ins and Outs of Rideshare Driver Coverage

If you’re a rideshare driver, it’s important to understand your ridesharing insurance options. Learn about Rideshare Driver Coverage from State Farm.

Additional vehicle insurance tips 

What is Auto Telematics? How Can it Help Lower My Insurance?

What is Auto Telematics? How Can it Help Lower My Insurance?

Telematics is a method of sharing information like GPS and diagnostics recorded by your vehicle with a third party, such as an insurance company or mechanic.

3 Reasons Why Auto Insurance Rates Are Going Up

3 Reasons Why Auto Insurance Rates Are Going Up

Why auto insurance rates are going up.

Motorcycle Insurance Ratings

Motorcycle Insurance Ratings

Find out how your motorcycle rates in our annual motorcycle insurance ratings and how it will affect your premium.

Car Totaled or Stolen? All Coverage Doesn't Pay Equally

Car Totaled or Stolen? All Coverage Doesn't Pay Equally

GAP insurance is an extra expense when you buy and finance a car. But do you need it? Find out in this article.

Can Someone Else Drive My Car?

Can Someone Else Drive My Car?

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

Suspended Driver's License? You May Need an SR-22

Suspended Driver's License? You May Need an SR-22

You may need an SR-22 certificate of financial responsibility if your driving privileges have been taken away and you want to get back on the road.

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

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.

Does Your Car Insurance Reflect Your Lifestyle?

Does Your Car Insurance Reflect Your Lifestyle?

Understand your insurance options so you can be as choosy about them as you are about your wheels.

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.