Low-income San Diegans offered affordable auto insurance
Tuesday, April 4, 2006
California law requires drivers to have insurance. But many low-income residents can't afford it.
The California Low Cost Automobile Insurance Program offers inexpensive liability coverage for drivers who make less than $24,500 a year.
Nicole Vinh is with the California Department of Insurance. She says eligible people must be classified as good drivers.
Vinh: Meaning having no more than one at fault property damage only accident, or one point for a moving violation in the past three years.
The premium for the state-sponsored insurance plan in San Diego County is $268. Information is available at the California Department of Insurance website. Kenny Goldberg, KPBS News.
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