Like car insurance, motorcycle insurance can create peace of mind for motorcycle owners. It’s required in every state except Florida, meaning riders must carry it to drive in most states legally. However, like car insurance, riders are only required to carry liability coverage to drive their motorcycles legally. Our Cypress, TX team at InsureUS is committed to helping motorcycle owners get the coverage they need.
What kind of insurance is legally required to drive a motorcycle in Texas?
It would be best if you carried liability insurance to drive your motorcycle in Texas. However, liability insurance will only cover damage or injury to others, their property, or their cars or motorcycles if you’re found at fault for an accident. Plus, although the state may not require you to carry full coverage motorcycle insurance, your lender will if you are leasing or financing your motorcycle.
Will motorcycle insurance pay for the repair of my bike if it’s damaged in an accident?
Maybe. Motorcycle insurance will only pay for the repair of your bike if you have collision coverage. Suppose you only have the state’s required liability coverage. In that case, you only have coverage for the repair of another person’s bike, car, or property or to cover medical injuries if you’re found at fault for an accident. However, collision coverage will pay for or cover the repair of your bike if it’s damaged in an accident. Other non-accident situations that damage your bike will be covered by comprehensive coverage, not collision coverage. Comprehensive coverage will pay for damage caused by floods, theft, and vandalism. If you have questions regarding different types of motorcycle insurance coverage, call us. We’d be happy to help you explore your options.