Progressive uninsured motorist insurance covers the policyholder after an accident caused by an uninsured driver. Depending on the policy details, Progressive uninsured motorist insurance can include bodily injury and property damage coverage for accidents with uninsured drivers. It may also cover damage after a crash caused by an underinsured motorist, which is a driver whose policy limits are not high enough to pay for all accident-related expenses.
Uninsured motorist (UM) insurance from Progressive varies depending on the state. Some form of UM coverage is required in 22 states and the District of Columbia, and it's available in many others. Uninsured motorist bodily injury coverage (UMBI) is required more often than uninsured motorist property damage coverage (UMPD), since UMPD overlaps with collision insurance.
To see if your Progressive policy includes uninsured motorist coverage, you can check your policy details or call customer service at 1-888-671-4405.
Yes, you need uninsured motorist coverage even if you have collision and comprehensive coverage. Collision insurance will pay to repair your vehicle if you’re hit by an uninsured driver, but it won’t pay for any of your medical expenses, and comprehensive insurance won’t cover your costs at all after a collision. Comprehensive insurance only pays for repairs if your car is damaged by something other than a collision, such as vandalism or a natural disaster. And you...
Yes, uninsured motorist insurance covers a hit and run in most states. In some states, including California and Illinois, however, drivers cannot use uninsured motorist property damage coverage to repair or replace their vehicle if the at-fault driver is unidentified. In these instances, drivers must file a claim with their collision insurance, if they have it.
Laws on uninsured motorist insurance vary widely across the country. But most places allow drivers to use uninsured motorist bodily injury...
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