Automakers Are Sharing Consumers’ Driving Behavior With Insurance Companies

March 12, 2024

So Mr. Dahl, 65, was surprised in 2022 when the cost of his car insurance jumped by 21 percent. After LexisNexis and Verisk get data from consumers’ cars, they sell information about how people are driving to insurance companies. To access it, the insurance companies must get consent from the drivers — say, when they go out shopping for car insurance and sign off on boilerplate language that gives insurance companies the right to pull third-party reports. (Insurance companies commonly ask for access to a consumer’s credit or risk reports, though they are barred from doing so in California, Massachusetts, Michigan and Hawaii.) Request your LexisNexis report: https://consumer.risk.lexisnexis.com/consumerRequest your Verisk report: https://fcra.verisk.com/#/The post Automakers Are Sharing Consumers’ Driving Behavior With Insurance Companies appeared first on New York Times.