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Old 06-23-2018, 05:57 AM   #1
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I have been using my short bus frequently for the past year but the insurance costs have been staggering... i pay $2400 a year through progressive in NJ. Anyone have suggestions on how to lower that bill... it is a hefty bill to pay every month.
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Old 06-23-2018, 06:00 AM   #2
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I have been using my short bus frequently for the past year but the insurance costs have been staggering... i pay $2400 a year through progressive in NJ. Anyone have suggestions on how to lower that bill... it is a hefty bill to pay every month.

Holy hells bells. Are you using it commercially?
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Old 06-23-2018, 06:11 AM   #3
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That seems awful expensive.
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Old 06-23-2018, 07:40 AM   #4
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No - not commercial - in fact the policy specifically restricts commercial (for profit) use... had to insured it under "commercial for private use", 10,000 mile annual restriction - max 10 passenger use. I cant get rid of it... I actually use it for a handicap family member (the short bus has a handicap lift) - it makes it nice to be able to take the wheelchair and lots of family on outings to the area... camping, parks, boardwalk, museums, zoo, fireworks, etc... in one vehicle as a family - and its the only handicap vehicle i could get close to in price (cost me 4k at an auction in Ohio) - but the insurance is eating me alive... looking for ways to lower that people have found works
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Old 06-23-2018, 08:14 AM   #5
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Every state is different. I've seen a number of people here suggest "shopping around" via different independent insurance agents.


My experience has been very different, but I'm in Indiana.
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Old 06-23-2018, 08:41 AM   #6
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In which state do you live? Members in that state might have suggestions.
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Old 06-23-2018, 10:15 AM   #7
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I just added our new bus to the insurance policy at AAA and it cost 225.00 a year for public liability no collision. It is insured as a motor home.
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