Survey: Auto Insurance A Mystery To Consumers

NU Online News Service, Jan. 2, 11:14 a.m. EST? An insurer surveying auto owners has uncovered substantial ignorance concerning the factors influencing car insurance costs–including some consumers with the notion that a vehicle's paint job is a rating factor.

The survey by the Hartford Financial Services Group in Hartford, Conn., found for example that only one-third of adults responsible for making auto insurance buying decisions are aware that safety devices have a significant impact on their insurance costs.

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