BB&T Insurance Services, a wholly owned subsidiary of BB&T, has launched a new online auto insurance service portal,, with a focus on usability and security. The site allows consumers to shop for coverage, compare quotes and purchase auto insurance online.

Through the online portal consumers can obtain insurance policies from BB&T Insurance or some other auto insurance companies. BB&T Insurance offers consumers a choice in their purchase experience – online, by phone, or in person at of its local agencies.

According to the BB&T, consumers in nine states can browse to explore rates and select their auto coverage. The service will be available for Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee and Virginia.

Cathy Lamoreaux, SVP and personal lines manager at BB&T Insurance Services, said: We’ve partnered with some of the most financially stable insurance carriers that have a proven track record of customer service and the highest industry recognition. As more and more consumers choose to go online to purchase auto insurance, we believe will provide the value and convenience these buyers seek.