Auto insurance premiums in South Carolina have went up 109% since 2005. As a result the average motorist from South Carolina is shelling out more than $1,575 on auto insurance as of March 2008. Consumers are looking for a break on their car insurance costs as gasoline prices continue to rise. Experts say the best way to decrease your insurance expenses is by making it a habit every year of comparing auto insurance rates and making the appropriate switch to another company. They argue it just makes sense if you can get a much better price with another company why not go for the lower cost policy? We happen to agree.
South Carolina Auto Insurance Coverage Requirements
The government of South Carolina prohibits the operation of an automobile without proper auto insurance coverage. The required coverage and their minimum is:
- Bodily injury per person is $25,000
- Bodily injury per accident is $50,000
- Property damage liability is $25,000
- Uninsured Motorist
For in-dept look at these coverages as well as the optional coverages read Types of Coverages.
Get More South Carolina Auto Insurance Information
For more information it is recommended that you contact the South Carolina Department of Insurance.
Web site: www.doi.sc.gov
South Carolina Department of Insurance
SC Department of Insurance
Office of Consumer Services
PO Box 100105
Columbia, SC 29202-3105