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UBI (Usage Based Insurance) Is Gaining Momentum According to IHS Automotive

UBI (Usage Based Insurance) Is Gaining Momentum According to IHS Automotive

The future of usage-based insurance (UBI) is bright, according to a report released earlier this week by IHS Automotive. UBI allows insurance companies to more closely align premiums with driver behavior: by capturing real-time data about a driver’s performance using telematics, companies can more accurately predict the driver’s future risk. When the concept was first […]

The Rise of Distracted Walking

The Rise of Distracted Walking

Walking is easy. It is one of the first major milestones your child achieves—sometimes even before they can speak—and they continue the practice for the rest of their lives. Yet walking is becoming increasingly dangerous: pedestrians are among the few road users who have actually experienced increases in fatalities in recent years. Early reports for […]

Teens and the Growing Problem of Texting While Driving

Teens and the Growing Problem of Texting While Driving

Cell phones have become increasingly important fixtures in Americans’ lives, aided by the convenience and constant access provided by mobile devices, especially smartphones. With 92% of teens going online daily public concern over their use while driving has grown. Teen drivers are generally at a much higher crash risk when compared to other drivers. 3x […]

The United States of Distraction [INFOGRAPHIC]

The United States of Distraction [INFOGRAPHIC]

It is no secret that cell-phone use while driving is a growing problem. What people admit to doing behind the wheel, however, is totally underreported. Most of the numbers you see out there are based on surveys of drivers, which only account for what drivers themselves report doing or seeing. The truth is distracted driving […]

The Hard Hitting Facts of Distracted Driving [INFOGRAPHIC]

The Hard Hitting Facts of Distracted Driving [INFOGRAPHIC]

We’ve all been in the car when the person in front of you holds up the entire line of traffic because they’re too busy with their phone instead of paying attention to the red light. Seems pretty harmless, right? Wrong. What’s at stake isn’t a missed green light, but rather the thousands of lives lost […]