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Old Aug 16th 2016, 12:00 am
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As any one gotten car insurance whilst still on their British driving license still and if so what companies did you use?

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Old Aug 16th 2016, 1:00 am
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As any one gotten car insurance whilst still on their British driving license still and if so what companies did you use?

Thanks.
Yes, Progressive
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Old Aug 16th 2016, 1:04 am
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Originally Posted by AndyEODV8 View Post
As any one gotten car insurance whilst still on their British driving license still and if so what companies did you use? ....
You realize, I presume, that once you meet the California DMV definition of "resident" (which is triggered by any one of a number of things such as starting a job, renting/buying a home, enrolling your children in school, etc.) you only have ten days to get a California drivers license anyway?

The ten days is, of course, unrealistic given that you'll need to do a road test, but you should use your best efforts to get a CA license ASAP.

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Old Aug 16th 2016, 3:36 am
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State Farm let me use my British license for around a month as a courtesy before they started getting twitchy. But yeah, what Pulaski said.
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Old Aug 16th 2016, 5:38 am
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Geico. They gave me a gentle reminder after 6 months that I should get a license. Which I did. But they'd already given me all the discounts they could based on my age and UK record.
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Yup State Farm, but as kodokan said they very much want a US license, and as Pulaski said you need to make an 'attempt' at getting a CA license sharpish, they had a 2 month backlog when I applied.
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State Farm for me.
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I got my Ohio license ASAP since it made the insurance cheaper.

Started with Progressive and I am still with them today 8 years later.
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Old Aug 16th 2016, 3:52 pm
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Thanks guys. I very much plan on getting my license and test booked by the end of the month.
I just didn't want to be driving around without insurance or illegally. Not a great start to living in the country if I did that.
Thanks I will be calling them guys today. Thanks again.
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