Car Insurance Learning Center

Find car insurance articles to help you understand the many coverage options and choose the best for your budget. Read auto insurance tips, definitions, and interesting facts to remove life's roadblocks.


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Is Animal Damage to Your Car Covered by Insurance?

You just got into a collision with a large member of nature. Now what?

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Get the Facts on Car Insurance Myths

Get the real facts on common car insurance beliefs.

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California Car Insurance

Learn the basics about California's car insurance requirements.


Do Young Drivers Need More Insurance Coverage? >

Keep insurance costs low for your new young driver.

How Much Car Insurance Do I Need? >

Unsure of the level of insurance you need for your new car? Let us help you figure that out.

AAA Motorcycle and RV Insurance Explained >

Everything you need to know about motorcycle and RV insurance.

What Can Raise or Lower the Cost of Your Car Insurance? >

Find out what could be causing your car insurance premium to increase.

Vegas Golden Knights Mascot Joins AAA School Safety Patrollers >

The NHL team's mascot helps students arrive safely to class.

What Is an OEM Endorsement? >

If you find yourself in an accident, its important to know that not all replacement parts are the same.

What Is Collision Insurance Coverage? >

Collision coverage helps pay to repair or replace your car if you get into a crash.

Comprehensive Car Insurance Coverage >

Comprehensive insurance helps pay to repair your vehicle if it’s stolen or damaged.

What is Uninsured Motorist Car Insurance Coverage? >

Uninsured motorist coverage protects you if you’re hit by a driver who doesn’t have car insurance.

Liability Car Insurance Coverage >

Liability insurance helps pay for the damages to another person’s car when you cause an accident.

What is Car Insurance Medical Payments (MedPay) Coverage? >

With medical payments coverage, you can worry less about hospital bills in case of a car accident.

Compare Car Insurance Quotes >

Get tips and expert advice on how to compare car insurance quotes.

What is Personal Injury Protection (PIP) Insurance? >

This coverage may help offset the cost of medical treatment for you and your passengers.

What is Bodily Injury Liability Car Insurance Coverage? >

Learn more about this essential piece of your insurance policy.

What is Property Damage Liability? >

Crash into someone's car? Learn how property damage liability insurance might cover those costs.

How Does Car Rental Reimbursement Work? >

This optional coverage may help cover your rental car costs if your car is stolen or in a crash.

What Is Underinsured Motorist Coverage? >

Learn how this coverage may protect you against unexpected property damage and medical expenses.

Insurance Coverage for Full-Time RV Living >

Get the best protection for your RV—and everything inside—before you head out.

Rideshare Insurance Coverage >

Before you consider driving for Uber, Lyft, or Flywheel learn more about rideshare insurance.

Premium vs. Deductible? Insurance Explained >

Get the inside scoop on what you pay your insurance company—and when.

What is Underwriting? >

Learn the ins and outs of insurance underwriting.

The AAA Insurance Promise >

With more than 100 years of experience, AAA provides insurance coverage that you can trust.

What Is an Insurance Claim? >

Need to file an insurance claim? Learn how the process works.

How Does Marriage Affect Auto and Home Insurance Rates? >

Just married the love of your life? See how it affects your insurance rates.

Answers to Common Insurance Questions >

AAA is here to help erase any doubts you might have about what insurance coverage is right for you.

What Are Insurance Company Ratings? >

Learn what it means when an insurance company touts their rating.

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