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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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US survey shows high levels of support for usage based insurance

A study of consumers in America demonstrates preference for insurance premiums based on driving standards rather than demographics. Usage based or telematics insurance products could see an upsurge in the USA based on high levels of support for premiums based …

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Is it best to drive with your hands at ten-to-two or quarter-to-three?

Opinions continue to differ whilst US campaign encourages quarter-to-three hand position on the wheel based on NHTSA recommendations. American insurance provider, Progressive Insurance designated September 3rd “Drive Safely Today Day” and chose the day because 9/3 represents the nine o’clock …

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Finalists work on refining connected car smartphone apps

Ford has chosen the finalists in its connected car – connected city app competition to develop smartphone apps for the connected vehicle. The recent Ford Developer Conference concluded with the motor manufacturer choosing ten finalists for its “Connected Car-Connected City …

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US insurer collaborates with smartphone driver monitoring provider

Users of the Zubie smartphone based driver monitoring system will now be entitled to earn discounts from Progressive insurance based on collected performance data. The Zubie Key is a device plugged into the OBD II (On-Board Diagnostics) port of the …

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