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  • Op/Ed: Auto insurance should not be based on occupation

    Katie Sutton, Montana Organizing Project|Updated Feb 13, 2019

    It seems that every other TV commercial is for auto insurance. “Save money on your car insurance by being a safe driver.” “Save here on auto insurance with just a few clicks.” State law requires us to carry auto insurance. But it doesn’t do enough to require that insurance companies are fair about how they price these policies for us. Those savings they promise aren’t as straightforward as the ads make it seem. The different rates you see when you compare companies has more to do with the ways insurance companies evaluate pe...