Full Coverage Vs. Liability Car Insurance for Mexico

| April 11, 2019

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If you’re driving to Mexico, you may want to envision pristine coastlines, epic Mayan ruins or lush rain forests along the way. What you shouldn’t have to do is worry about your car insurance coverage. To protect yourself financially and legally, get some answers and make some decisions before heading south. Specifically, what car insurance is needed for Mexico? What’s liability coverage? What is comprehensive car insurance? And which policy would work best for you? What Car Insurance Is Needed for Mexico? If you’re driving on a federal Mexican highway or bridge, you need, at a minimum, a civil liability insurance policy. That’s the law. Moreover, your existing American or Canadian policy won’t suffice. If a law enforcement officer were to stop you and discover that you lack proof of liability insurance — even if you weren’t involved in an accident — you could face a fine. Liability. Liability insurance takes care of costs stemming from injuries to third parties due to an at-fault auto accident. A third party includes pedestrians, other motorists and their passengers. Liability insurance excludes coverage to the at-fault vehicle, driver and passengers.

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