The folks at insurance.com didn’t expect perfect scores when they recently quizzed 500 people on their knowledge of auto insurance. But an overall score of just 34%? Seriously? Only 2% knew what help is provided by comprehensive coverage. “We were shocked at the results,” said Michelle Megna, managing editor for insurance.com. The company provides information on auto, home, health and life insurance topics; life insurance quotes; and guides to help consumers find cheap car insurance. “People spend an average of $800 to $2,000 in annual premiums, but they know very little about what they have bought,” Megna said. Here are a few of the questions.
Quiz: How much do you know about auto insurance?
Traffic backs up on the northbound 405 freeway after an accident in Van Nuys. (Lawrence K. Ho / Los Angeles Times)