I will be interviewing Mackinac Center for Public Policy Director of Research Michael Van Beek at 11:06 tomorrow morning.
Michael has been looking into the auto insurance reform issue and wrote the following:
State lawmakers are poised to take a huge step towards reforming Michigan’s auto insurance laws...
Michigan has had no-fault insurance since 1973. The question is, is no-fault auto insurance to blame for the high cost of our auto insurance in Michigan.
According to the Mackinac Center for Public policy Michigan has:
At present, nearly 20 percent of Michigan drivers are uninsured, many because they cannot afford the cost
We have been discussing the reform — Michigan’s catastrophic insurance reform — for about a month now. The reform in Senate Bills 248 and 249 is mainly focused on cost containment to our MCCA fund.