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The largest discounts from The General are: Defensive Driver Discount, Good Credit Discount, Preferred payment discount
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|Defensive Driver Discount||up to 10%|
|Good Credit Discount||Varies|
|Preferred payment discount||Varies|
|Motor club discount||Varies|
|Paid in full discount||Varies|
|No lapse in coverage discount||Varies|
|Starting your auto quote online discount||Varies|
|Driving training discount||Varies|
|Continuous Coverage Discount||Varies|
|Passive Restraint Discount||Varies|
|Good Student Discount||Varies|
|Electronic Stability Control||Varies|
|Anti-Theft Device Discount||Varies|
|Anti-lock Brake Discount||Varies|
|Prior carrier discount||Varies|
|Current insurance discount||Varies|
|Home Owner Discount||Varies|
|Multiple Vehicle Discount||Varies|
|Good Driver Discount||Varies|
The General is an auto insurance company that has offered car insurance coverage and exceptional service for over 50 years.
The General offers over-the-phone claim services 24/7 as well as customer support via phone, email, or online live chat. Customers can access their insurance ID card, manage their auto insurance policy, and make payments online or through their mobile app. The General is committed to providing affordable coverage to high-risk drivers who have been denied coverage in the past.
The General offers low down payments and convenient monthly payments to every policyholder.
The General offers affordable, convenient car insurance at low rates to drivers who are considered high risk. High-risk drivers usually include those with poor driving records, those without prior coverage, or those with a foreign/international license.
Across most of the U.S., The General auto insurance can offer you standard coverage options including:
Through American Family Life Insurance, The General offers term life insurance policies.
Term life insurance is an affordable way to financially protect your family with a death benefit should you die within your policy term (usually 10, 20, or 30 years). This benefit could fund everyday expenses like child care, mortgage payments, and tuition.
The General Automobile Insurance Services, Inc. (The General®) is not an insurance company, but a licensed insurance agency that is a subsidiary of PGC Holdings Corp. (the Permanent General Assurance Corporation), which is, in turn, an affiliate of American Family Insurance. Through its insurance company subsidiaries and their predecessors, PGC has underwritten automobile insurance in many states throughout the country for over 50 years.
Best known to the public for its catchy jingle and charming commercials starring The General mascot and basketball legend Shaquille O'Neal, The General specializes in auto insurance and other insurance products.
American Family Insurance holds a 3 out of 5 customer satisfaction rating from J.D. Power and Associates.
The General has a rating of "A" from A.M. Best, which assesses companies' financial strength.
The General is headquartered in Nashville, Tennessee.
They have always been helpful and courteous. Very professional and timely.
Terrible company raised my premium to an awful rate. More than my car payment. Customer service awful..