| >HDD wrote:
| >> After defeating this safety feature you should notify your insurance
| >> company so you no longer get the discount I presume you are getting.
| >I don't know of any insurance company that gives discounts for DRLs.
| >Certainly not any that I've checked with, nor the one that wrote my
| >current policy.
| I have discounts for DRLs, ABS, airbags and theft deterrant on my
| S-10. I live in NY, other states may differ. Insurance company is
| Nationwide, but I think Progressive gave me the same discounts...
The New York state legislature mandated the discounts for DRLs several years
ago...which, as is typically the case with lawmakers, was not based on any
insurance loss data. If it had been, they would not have mandated the
discount. GM probably lobbied for it and they bit instead of actually asking
the insurance companies for the data to see if they really make a difference in