collision damage waiver
Rental car insurance that makes the rental car company responsible for damage to or theft of a rental car. Also known as CDW, damage waiver, and loss damage waiver, this insurance often duplicates coverage provided in a consumer's existing auto insurance policy.
Category: Accidents & Injuries
Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits

Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. . 2009.

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  • collision damage waiver — ➔ waiver * * * collision damage waiver UK US noun [C] (ABBREVIATION CDW) INSURANCE ► a type of insurance you can buy when you rent a car, so that you do not have to pay to repair it if it is damaged: »Before you take out a collision damage waiver …   Financial and business terms

  • collision damage waiver — UK US noun [countable/uncountable] [singular collision damage waiver plural collision damage waivers] legal insurance that you can buy when you hire a car so that you do not pay if the car is damaged Thesaurus …   Useful english dictionary

  • collision damage waiver — UK / US noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms collision damage waiver : singular collision damage waiver plural collision damage waivers legal insurance that you can buy when you hire a car so that you do not pay if the car is damaged …   English dictionary

  • collision damage waiver — col,lision damage ,waiver noun count or uncount LEGAL insurance that you can buy when you rent a car so that you do not pay if the car is damaged …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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  • loss damage waiver — (LDW) See: collision damage waiver Category: Accidents & Injuries Category: Small Claims Court Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits Nolo’s Plain English Law Dictionary …   Law dictionary

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