Minor Adjustments to Insurance Policies Could Protect Against Major Loss
AAA is encouraging parents of college-bound students to do what they can to protect their children from the most common crime on campus. According to US Deparment of Education data on college crime, the theft of personal property is the most common crime on campus, followed by motor vehicle theft.
“Smartphones, tablets, laptops and gaming systems are tempting, lucrative targets for thieves,” says Greg Lauria, Regional Manager for AAA Insurance. “Sadly, the theft of personal property can swiftly set a student back thousands of dollars. It’s critical that electronics – and vehicles – be properly insured”.
With all the prep that goes into packing up their college-bound kids, AAA says, parents frequently overlook making important adjustments to insurance policies that would cover such a loss.
College students living away from home may have limited coverage under their parents’ policies. Before setting off for school, parents and students should check to see what risks and liabilities are covered.
AAA offers the following tips for college-bound students:
AAA Insurance policyholders who have questions or are concerned about gaps in existing coverage, can contact a local insurance agent at 866-AAA-4YOU, or aaa.com/insurance.
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