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Auto Insurance Rates for New Teenage Drivers Bedford IN

How to get the cheapest auto insurance rates for 16 year old male drivers and other teenage drivers. Car insurance is expensive but there are ways to minimize the cost if you know how.

Thomas Insurance Services Inc
(812) 278-9505
1701 16th Street
Bedford, IN
 
Bankers Life & Casualty
(812) 279-0053
Butterfly Lane
Bedford, IN
 
Barger- J Frederick
(812) 275-7845
1319 6th St
Bedford, IN
 
Torphy- David M
(812) 279-6601
1625 O St
Bedford, IN
 
American Family Insurance
(812) 278-7300
619 Lincoln Avenue
Bedford, IN
 
Eckert- Allan G
(812) 275-5207
1427 J St
Bedford, IN
 
Kidwell- Larry G
(812) 275-3811
1237 22nd St
Bedford, IN
 
Hitchcock Agency- Inc.
(812) 279-4434
501 Lincoln Ave
Bedford, IN
 
Insurance Network
(812) 275-7995
621 X Street
Bedford, IN
 
Allstate Insurance Companies
(812) 277-9681
717 Lincoln Avenue
Bedford, IN
 

Auto Insurance Rates for New Teenage Drivers

Since 16 year old teens cannot legally sign contracts, including car insurance agreements, they typically get insurance coverage by being added to their parents' existing auto insurance policy. Until they are 18 years old, teens cannot buy their own insurance.

If a teen is added as a occasional driver for an existing family car that is also driven by other family members, rates will be much lower than if the he/she is a primary driver on his/her own car. The cost of adding a driver to an existing family car insurance policy is always cheaper than taking out a separate policy.

Adding a 16 year old male teenager to a family's car insurance could easily double the cost. The exact amount of the cost increase depends on a number of factors, which we'll discuss in a moment.

Teens and their families often are tempted to try and avoid the higher cost by listing a teen as an occasional driver when they are actually a primary driver, or simply not listing the teen at all. It may seem that the scheme is working for a while — until the first time the teen is involved in an accident or receives a traffic ticket. If an accident is the teenager's fault, the insurance company has a right to deny any claims resulting from the accident, which could be financially devastating if damages and injuries are extensive. Furthermore, the company would likely cancel the family's insurance. Auto insurance companies are not dumb. They've seen every trick in the book.

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