Customers Felt Nationwide Group “On Their Side”
Nationwide Group, the auto insurer founded in Columbus, Ohio in 1926, ranks among the top five auto insurance carriers in the latest J. D. Powers Customer Satisfaction Rankings. The company whose advertising tagline promises automobile owners to be “on your side” proudly claims that 95% of its policy holders recommend the company to others. Based on almost 7 million in direct premiums written in 2012, Nationwide ranks seventh among the largest auto insurers in the U.S., representing a market share of 4.12%.
Nationwide’s On Your Side Review
One of the signatures of Nationwide’s service to its auto policy holders is a free consultation accompanying every policy called an “On Your Side Review”. This is a way for customers to ensure not only that they understand the extent of their car insurance coverage and benefits but also to learn if any recent life events dictate that they modify that coverage in addition to learning how to identify the best coverage options and discounts to suit their unique circumstances.
Nationwide Auto Insurance Discounts
Among the auto discounts offered by Nationwide are up to 25% for bundling home, auto and other insurance policies, up to 25% Family Plan discount when several members of the same household obtain a policy, an Accident Free Discount of up to 10% for a 5-year good driving record with no claims or violations, an up to 15% Good Student Discount for maintaining a B or better average, an Anti-Theft Discount up to 5% for installing anti-theft devices in the vehicle, a Defensive Driving Discount up to 10% for completing an approved course, and in some states a Farm Bureau Discount up to 7% when the policy holder joins the Farm Bureau.
Nationwide Offering Auto Insurance Traditional Extensions
In addition to offering the basic Liability Coverage required by most states to drive legally, Nationwide also offers such traditional extensions of that coverage as Collision Coverage, Comprehensive Car Coverage, Medical Payments Coverage, Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage, and Personal Injury Protection Insurance. Vanishing Deductible is a special feature of Nationwide Insurance to reward motorists with good driving habits by having them earn $100 off their deductible limit for every year of safe driving up to $500 total.
Other Nationwide Auto Insurance Options
Other Nationwide auto insurance options available in select states include Accident Forgiveness in which rates are frozen after the policy holder’s first accident claim, Gap Insurance which covers the amount still owed on a vehicle totaled in an accident, Emergency Roadside Assistance to handle everything from flat tires to running out of gas, Rental Reimbursement Insurance to cover costs of a rental car, and Towing and Labor Insurance to reduce out of pocket expenses for towing a stranded car to a repair facility.