Purchasing Car Insurance: What College Students Should Know
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Horvath, Nicholas, Jorge Ruiz-Menjivar, and Sarah Ellis. 2021. “Purchasing Car Insurance: What College Students Should Know”. EDIS 2021 (1). https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-fy1493-2021.


Florida law requires drivers to have car insurance that provides financial protection in the event of a mishap. This 4-page publication provides an overview of auto insurance requirements in Florida as well as a glossary of car insurance terms for college students. Written by Nicholas Horvath, Jorge Ruiz-Menjivar, and Sarah M. Ellis, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, January 2021.

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Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles. (2017). Vehicle Insurance Questions and Answers. Retrieved April 16, 2017, from http://www.flhsmv.gov/ddl/frfaqgen.html

Insurance Research Council. (2017). One in Eight Drivers Uninsured: Countrywide Rate Increases as Several States Experience Significant Decrease. Retrieved March 23, 2017, from https://www.insurance-research.org/sites/default/files/downloads/UMNR1005.pdf

Kelley Blue Book. (2017). Your Blue Book® Value. Retrieved March 23, 2017, from https://www.kbb.com/car-insurance/

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