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Can I get a car insurance quote without personal information?

A reputable car insurance website or brokerage firm should, first and foremost, respect your privacy concerning sensitive information. When you are filling out information for a quote, you should never have to answer questions regarding your driver's license number or your social security number. If you are asked these questions, you should proceed with caution. It is likely that you will be asked sensitive information in order to verify the information you provide an insurance company and increase the likelihood of obtaining an accurate quote. However, you should only be asked such questions by the particular company you have chosen to do business with.  

Most motorists are uneducated and ignorant about what incidences and violations may be on their driving record. It is also possible that they simply do not remember the particular dates of certain violations. In order to verify the accuracy of such information, an insurance company might ask you for your driver's license number. If you possess a clean driving record, you may opt to decline to provide that information since you can confidently answer the question accurately. There is another option available to you. You can contact your local Department of Motor Vehicles yourself and request a copy of your motor vehicle record. This way, when you are filling out a general quote, you can list accidents or traffic infractions accurately without having to give away your driver's license number.  

Social security numbers can work in a similar manner in identifying yourself and the accuracy of the information you provide. However, your social security number is thought to be of a more sensitive nature than even your driver's license record. There are many automobile insurance providers who do include your credit rating as a factor in determining what premiums you will pay. If you choose such a company to do business with, you should be prepared to enter sensitive information.  

If it is of the utmost importance to you to obtain a quote online without entering sensitive information, it is possible to still receive you desired quote from multiple competitors. You should understand, however, that a quote is simply a quote. It is not a guarantee that an insurance company will provide you with coverage at the quoted price. If you seek to lock in the quoted rate with a company, you will have to reveal certain personal information regarding yourself. However, you can rest assured that your information will be safe. It is illegal for a company to sell personal information about a client to a third party. It may behoove you to review a company's privacy policy to learn how your information will be treated. Receiving an online quote about automobile insurance should be a quick and hassle free process. There is absolutely no obligation for you to purchase a policy from any one company. It is possible for you to find an affordable rate on insurance without violating your level of comfort in revealing personal information.  

 

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