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Car Insurance for New Drivers in NJ

As a new driver, or a parent of one, you likely have questions about car insurance. At Plymouth Rock, our goal is to provide peace of mind so that you can concentrate on safely building experience behind the wheel. Consider the following tips to make sure you’re covered and informed.

Let Us Know About Your New Driver

To add new drivers on your policy, simply give us a call at 800-437-5556 or speak with your agent.  They will be covered under your policy during the student’s learner permit phase of New Jersey’s Graduated Driver License (GDL) program, but it’s never too early to let us know about an upcoming change.

Talk To Your New Driver About Safety

Car crashes are the leading cause of death for U.S. teens. You can’t stress enough the importance of safety. Remember, we offer the Get Home Safe® taxi service if you are in a situation where they don’t feel safe behind the wheel.

Learn About Ways To Save

The rate for a policy typically increases when adding a new or young driver. The exact change in cost depends on a variety of factors. If you haven’t already, read about the variety of discounts that may be available to you. The Defensive Driver Discount may be a great opportunity to teach them about safety with the added benefit of saving money.

If you are purchasing a new vehicle, be aware that the cost of insurance can vary greatly based on your choice. Make, model, safety information, cost of repair and theft statistics are all considered in the cost of a policy. Give us a call or talk to your agent if you’d like insurance cost information for a specific vehicle.

Read information about what you have to do to insure a new car and learn about why you should switch your auto insurance company to Plymouth Rock.  You can also learn about how to insure a salvage vehicle, new driver quotes and tips.

Consider Additional Protection

Consider additional protection with an umbrella insurance policy it can provide supplemental liability coverage in the unfortunate event you or your new driver injures someone or damages property.

Call 855-993-4470, get your free quote online, or find an agent to see how we can help you save on car insurance for new drivers. If you need additional information it can be found on our Contact Us page.