Information About Progressive Auto Insurance

Progressive Insurance does not offer car insurance in Canada. The following article will discuss the company and the products they provide in the United States.

Progressive, which is headquartered in Ohio, has been selling auto insurance products since 1937. Jack Green and Joe Lewis founded the company. If you live in the US then you can purchase auto insurance from Progressive by phone or through their website: The company has more than 20,000 employees and more than 400 offices across the United States. More than 10 million cars are currently insured by Progressive and they are one of the largest auto insurers in the country, along with GEICO, Allstate, State Farm, USAA, and Farmers Insurance.

The company is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange.

Progressive prides itself on being different and this can be found in the casual attire of their employees and in the large – often eclectic art collections adorning the walls of their larger locations across the country. According to their website, the company culture at Progressive focuses on having a unique work place that allows their team to “learn, grow and perform.”

Types of Insurance Available Through Progressive

Auto Insurance
Boat Insurance
Motorcycle Insurance
Commercial Car Insurance
Home Insurance
RV Insurance

Those are the main policies sold by Progressive but they also have specialized insurance policies such as Segway Insurance. Many companies won’t offer insurance specifically for Segways but Progressive currently does.

Where Can I Buy Progressive Car Insurance?

If you live in Canada then you can’t buy Progressive Insurance. It is only available in the United States where it can be purchased online or by telephone or through one of their 30,000 local insurance agents. These are independent agents in cities all across the country. Usually a simple Google search of your city name + “Progressive Insurance” will put you in touch with an agent offering car insurance. Their website also has an ‘Auto Insurance Availability’ tool to help you find someone in your area. Simply enter your zip code or click on your state.


The company was the first major auto insurer in North America to release an Android app. In 2007 Progressive become the first company to offer Pet Injury coverage to their customers. This policy protects your furry friends if they are hurt in a motor vehicle accident. In 1997 the company set another first – this time offering customers the ease of purchasing an auto insurance policy online. They were also one of the very first insurance companies to launch a website when the first version of their site went live in 1995.

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