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Q & A: Do you have any tips about RV insurance?

We printed this Q&A column in the May 11, 2021 edition of The Lewiston Tribune.

Q: Do you have any tips about RV insurance?

A:  We insure RVs of all types and sizes.  The insurance you need with depend on what state you live in, the RV type, age and how you use it - from weekend getaways to long trips to snowbird living. Besides the essential coverages like motorhome auto liability, medical payments or PIP and UM/UIM BI & PD, you may also want physical damage coverages like comprehensive and collision on any type of RV,  trailer or camper.  Depending on the age of the RV, Physical damage settlement options can be Actual Cash Value or Replacement Cost. 


  • Agreed Value settlement for the limit agreed
  • Roadside Assistance including motorhome towing
  • Emergency Assistance like disabled vehicle transportation, alternative transportation, meals or lodging, key lockout
  • Personal effects coverage insures personal property – lower deductible & without a Homeowners claim 
  • New vehicle replacement (for up to 2 yrs old)
  • Replacement Cost damage settlement with no adjustment for depreciation 
  • OEM Parts (original equipment manufacturers parts for repair)
  • Loan/Lease protection
  • Vacation Liability when RV is used as a temporary residence
  • Accident Forgiveness and/or Diminishing Deductibles 
  • Dog and Cat coverage

NOTE: Not all options are available in every state or for every RV type. Also, never rent your motorhome to others because it excludes all RV coverage in nearly all policies. Special protection is required. 

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