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We’re launching a distracted driving research study with Penn Medicine and Progressive

We’re launching a distracted driving research study with Penn Medicine and Progressive

We’re excited to announce a research project with Penn Medicine and Progressive to study strategies that reduce distracted driving. The strategies will focus on the effects of distracted driving interventions. The interventions will be delivered to users’ smartphones – “nudging” them to reduce distraction. Here’s how the study will work: Progressive Snapshot customers will be […]

Everything you need to talk distracted driving with your teen driver

Everything you need to talk distracted driving with your teen driver

Giving the car keys to your teen for the first time is stressful for any parent. It can feel like their safety is out of your control. It’s no wonder – teen driver fatalities have increased every year since 2015. Teens are more distracted drivers than their parents. And, they’re less experienced drivers. So what […]

What teens think about distracted driving

What teens think about distracted driving

We all talk about the problem of teen distracted driving. Insurers have special programs that promote safe driving for teens. Parents rank texting and driving among their top concerns for their teen drivers. But what do teens think about distracted driving themselves? To find out, we asked teen drivers who use TrueMotion Family, our app […]

These are the auto insurance programs that focus on teen safety

These are the auto insurance programs that focus on teen safety

There are a lot of things parents with teens worry about these days. But, among TrueMotion Family parents at least, texting and driving is at the top of the list. 78% of parents say texting and driving is a top concern for their teen. And only 17% think their insurance company is doing enough to […]

[INFOGRAPHIC] Teen drivers are more distracted than their parents

[INFOGRAPHIC] Teen drivers are more distracted than their parents

If someone asked you who you think is more distracted – a teen or their parent – you’d likely say the teen. And you’d be right. We dug into the data and compared the distracted driving behaviors of teens and parents from June 1 through mid August spanning 6.7 million miles. We found that teens are over 50% […]

Your intuition was right. Your teen does text and drive more than you.

Your intuition was right. Your teen does text and drive more than you.

TrueMotion Family parents’ number one concern for their kids is texting and driving. 78% of parents who use TrueMotion Family rate it as a concern. Other top concerns are depression/anxiety and drinking and driving – both a concern for 42% of parents. But distracted driving isn’t getting the same exposure as problems like teen depression […]