Insurance Covers Pet Injury/Death While Driving, Doesn’t Prevent Accidents

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Posted by at 11:35 am

Dog speeding down the highwayIf your concerned about your pet’s safety while driving, but you stop short at strapping them behind a seatbelt (good luck) or putting them into a pet carrier, Progressive Insurance has recently announced that they’re now “providing collision coverage for customers’ dogs or cats at no additional premium cost. It will pay up to $500 if a customer’s dog or cat is hurt or dies in a car accident.

Of course, no amount of insurance will help you get over the loss or injury of a pet due to accident, so you should always take care to secure your pet safely when driving in the car. I know, Fluffy looks soooo cute on your lap while you’re driving and she just looooves looking out the window with you, yes she does, but this is a potentially distracting situation for you and the worst place for her if something goes wrong.

What methods do you take to ensure that your pet is safe while you’re driving? Tell us about it in the comments. Read more…

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