Tag Archives: Driver Behaviour

Four million telematics insurance user milestone

Following key partnership agreements, Octo Telematics has grown its installed base of telematics based insurance units globally to over four million. Insurance telematics system supplier, Octo Telematics has reached a milestone of four million connected users on the roads globally, …

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Telematics webinar for fleet managers

A free webinar is being run this month aimed at providing fleet managers with insights into how telematics can be used more effectively. Brake Professional is running a free webinar on Tuesday, 26th January 2016 for fleet operators, offering advice …

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Experts join safety technology advisory board

Two experts in driver behaviour and vehicle autonomy have joined the advisory board of vehicle safety specialist Autoliv. Autoliv has strengthened its capabilities with towards developing leading knowledge within Driver Behaviour, Autonomous Driving and Real Life Safety through its newly …

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VR brings driving challenge simulation to North East

Residents of the North East of England have had a summer of fun with driving simulation on Oculus Rift virtual reality equipment in road safety roadshow. The roadshow was organised by Road Respect and Independent Events with the dinstinctively branded …

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Almost half of drivers in Finland send texts behind the wheel

A survey by Michelin reveals the extent to which drivers in Finland send and receive text messages whilst driving. Michelin Nordic has released the results of its annual survey into distracted driving in Finland with 47% of respondents saying that …

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Monitoring app wins Ford connectivity award

An app for monitoring driver behaviour has won the grand prize at the Ford SYNC AppLink Developer Conference. At its second annual SYNC AppLink Developer Conference held in San Francisco, Ford announced the winner of its app developer hackathon competition …

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UBI app monitor drivers to provide trip based feedback

Drivers on the Snapshot UBI programme will soon be able to use a smartphone app to gain feedback on driver performance after each trip. Safe drivers can soon earn discounts on their vehicle insurance using just their mobile phones. Progressive …

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Driver monitoring app could reduce insurance premiums

A new app has been released by Octo Telematics to monitor driver behaviour and provide insurance quotes based on performance. Octo Telematics has developed a smartphone app for drivers to monitor their behaviour on the roads and see how this …

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Extended smartphone connectivity for Skoda drivers

SmartLink from Skoda enables drivers to transmit and analyse certain driving parameters to their smartphone. Useful for information, entertainment and safety, the combined SmartLink and SmartGate functions from Skoda provides extended connectivity between the driver’s smartphone and the car. Using …

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Guidance report available on company driver training

Report from Brake provides companies with guidance on the delivery of a training regime for employees on improvements to driver behaviour. Road safety charity Brake has published a guidance report for employers with staff who drive for work on driver …

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