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What homeowners, renters and drivers know—and ought to know

Key findings from I.I.I survey


“Would you ride in a robot car?” “Are you open to the use of generic parts for auto repairs?” PulsePoints: Home and Auto Insurance, a new survey report from the Insurance Information Institute offers some answers and intriguing new perspectives on insurance, technology and a host of other topics.

For many Americans, their home is their largest investment. But, according to the Insurance Information Institute’s ( I.I.I.) annual Pulse Survey, understanding some key aspects of homeowners insurance remains a challenge.

In PulsePoints: Home and Auto Insurance, I.I.I. presents findings from a survey of more than 1,000 adults in the United States. They asked homeowners specific questions about their insurance and the protective measures they took to prepare for a catastrophe. In this poll, they also surveyed Americans’ sentiments about emerging technologies that could affect their insurance needs and pricing (e.g., telematics devices and self-driving cars).

To read the full report, check out the I.I.I. site.