(1) Subject to subsection (2) of this section, when an individual applies for a policy or a renewal of a policy of casualty insurance providing automobile liability coverage, uninsured motorist coverage, automobile medical payments coverage or automobile physical damage coverage on an individually owned passenger vehicle including pickup and panel trucks and station wagons, the insurer may consider the abstract of the nonemployment driving record of the individual under ORS 802.220:
(a) For the purpose of determining whether to issue or renew the individualís policy.
(b) For the purpose of determining the rates of the individualís policy.
(2) For the purposes specified in subsection (1) of this section, an insurer issuing or renewing a policy described in subsection (1) of this section shall not consider any:
(a) Accident or conviction for violation of motor vehicle laws that occurred more than three years immediately preceding the application for the policy or renewal of the policy;
(b) Diversion agreements under ORS 813.220 that were entered into more than three years immediately preceding the application for the policy or renewal of the policy; or
(c) Suspension of driving privileges pursuant to ORS 809.280 (7) or (9) if the suspension is based on a nondriving offense.
(3) Subsection (2) of this section does not apply if an insurer considers the nonemployment driving record of an individual under ORS 802.220 for the purpose of providing a discount to the individual. [1987 c.5 §5; 1989 c.853 §1; 1991 c.860 §7; 1999 c.59 §231; 2001 c.327 §1]Section: Previous 746.220 746.222 746.225 746.230 746.240 746.250 746.260 746.265 746.270 746.275 746.280 746.285 746.287 746.289 746.290 Next
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