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Car insurance with owner of car in family

Can my wife get the car insurance as the main driver (cheaper option ,as her license is older than mine) while the car is in my name?
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Re: Car insurance with owner of car in family

"in my name" meant - the contract of Car(Sales contract) not registration of car(number plate)

Quick reply would be greatly appreciated .. as I am going for it tomorrow.

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ask the insurance co. ?
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Re: Car insurance with owner of car in family

The insurance of the vehicle is always in the name of the person it is registered to.

There is no 'main driver' here other than the person it is registered to.

The car is always registered to the owner, i.e. if it's registered in your name, you are the owner.

Tom
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The insurance of the vehicle is always in the name of the person it is registered to.

There is no 'main driver' here other than the person it is registered to.

The car is always registered to the owner, i.e. if it's registered in your name, you are the owner.

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I think not always the case.

I don't know the exact language they use, but with us the insurance purchaser is me so that I get my company discount. The car owner is my wife, who happens to also be the main driver, thus qualifying for better insurance rates.

And to answer the OP's question , yes, we had a second (cheaper) car under my name, and put her as the main driver so that we get the cheaper rate (she is swiss female, etc.).
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The insurance of the vehicle is always in the name of the person it is registered to.

There is no 'main driver' here other than the person it is registered to.

The car is always registered to the owner, i.e. if it's registered in your name, you are the owner.

Tom
The car I drove on a regular basis was registered and insured under my husband's name but I as listed as the "main driver" because I was the one that drove it every day. My husband had his own car.

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And to answer the OP's question , yes, we had a second (cheaper) car under my name, and put her as the main driver so that we get the cheaper rate (she is swiss female, etc.).
But I think in this case he wants to do the opposite.
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But I think in this case he wants to do the opposite.
err.. no he doesn't.
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err.. no he doesn't.
Yes. Sorry. You are right.
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