Poll: Most Want Changes To Auto Insurance Laws

While state lawmakers in Lansing are ready to take up the debate over possible auto insurance reform in Michigan this fall, a new poll says voters on both sides of the political aisle feel change is overdue.

“92% say they don’t understand why a person’s educational level should be used to set the insurance rate,” says EPIC-MRA pollster Bernie Porn. “As the Legislature considers what they want to do, they may want to be aware of that as they consider making changes. He adds voters also strongly opposed the use of marital and employment status, which are also used by auto insurance companies as criteria in setting premium rates.