Simply stated, auto insurance is a contract between you and your insurance company that protects you against financial loss if you have an accident. Auto policies contain a variety of coverages that can be purchased depending on your needs and wants. You agree to pay the premium, and in return, the insurance company agrees to pay for certain expenses as defined in your policy.
The department has put together a list of resources to help answer your questions and help you understand your options. Feel free to browse the following publications and resources. For a complete list of consumer brochures and fact sheets, you may click here.
Pennsylvania Insurance Department Zip-Code Auto Insurance Study – In October 2016, the Pennsylvania Insurance Department embarked on a zip-code based study of personal auto insurance premiums and losses. The purpose of the study was to determine whether personal auto insurance