What are the state minimum car insurance requirements in Ohio?

According to Ohio car insurance laws, it is mandatory to have car insurance with liability coverage limits of at least:

  • $25,000 in bodily injury per person
  • $50,000 in total bodily injury per accident
  • $25,000 in property damage per accident

Of course, you can choose higher insurance limits than what your state requires. It's a good idea to set your limits high enough to cover your total net worth so your assets are fully protected. Learn more about auto liability insurance.

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What other auto coverages should I consider?

Comprehensive coverage and collision coverage are good to have in case your vehicle is damaged in an accident or other covered incident. These coverages help pay to repair or replace your vehicle, so you aren't left with a huge repair bill or the financial shock of unexpectedly needing a new car. Most lenders will require you to carry comprehensive car insurance and auto collision coverage when financing or leasing a car.

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What is the cost of Ohio car insurance?

In 2020-2021, the average cost for a Progressive liability-only auto policy in Ohio was about $75 per month. Your rate will vary based on a variety of factors, including your driving history, ZIP code, and the limits and coverages you choose.

Learn more about what goes into the cost of car insurance.

What discounts can I get for car insurance in Ohio?

Progressive has variety of savings opportunities. Here are a few of the discounts that can help lower your rate:

  • Multi-car
  • Paperless
  • Online quote
  • Automatic card payments (ACP)
  • Five-year accident-free
  • Homeowner
  • Multi-policy

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Fast facts about Ohio auto insurance

  1. Over 1 million Ohio drivers trust Progressive for their car insurance.

  2. In 2020, Ohio saw the eleventh-highest number of reported motor vehicle thefts in the country. Comprehensive coverage can financially protect your car from theft.

  3. In 2019, an estimated 13% of Ohio drivers were uninsured. With uninsured motorist coverage, you're protected if you're hit by a driver with no insurance or not enough coverage.

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