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Metromile & Progressive: 2 telematics programs you need to know about

Metromile & Progressive: 2 telematics programs you need to know about

If you could learn from any telematics programs in the world, what would they be? They’d likely include successful programs from around the globe that hit a cross-section of pricing, claims, and loyalty. Let’s look at two programs today – Progressive and Metromile. Progressive Progressive is arguably the father of telematics in the U.S. In […]

Let’s pass the hands-free bill in MA

Let’s pass the hands-free bill in MA

We have until July 31 to pass a handheld ban in Massachusetts and make a real impact on distracted driving. After that, it’s effectively back the drawing board. If you’re in MA, here’s what you can do to help: 1. Write or call Robert DeLeo, MA’s House Speaker – Robert.DeLeo@mahouse.gov. 617-722-2500. An email template and […]

Distracted driving on 4th of July was higher in 2018

Distracted driving on 4th of July was higher in 2018

Two weeks ago we reported that distracted driving is up 10% in summer 2018. Memorial Day 2018 was up 3%. And we were waiting for July 4th this year to see what would happen. Well, the numbers are in – distracted driving was up this 4th of July. Compared to 2017, texting and app use while […]

Distracted driving laws, fines, reporting, and performance by state

Distracted driving laws, fines, reporting, and performance by state

Distracted driving affects everyone on the road, but states fight distracted driving differently. It’s hard to get a complete view of what’s actually going on with distracted driving by state. There are a few sites that include the laws states have for handheld devices and texting while driving. But if you want more detail on […]

Distraction is up in summer 2018

Distraction is up in summer 2018

July 4th is next week. It’s a unique holiday from a driving perspective – millions of people will hit the road just before dark to watch colorful explosions take over the night sky. How distracted can you expect them to be? Our latest research shows distracted driving is similar for summer holidays and weekdays – […]

The Top 10 Most Viral Distracted Driving Videos Ever

The Top 10 Most Viral Distracted Driving Videos Ever

Historically, organizations have tried tackling public issues through pricey awareness campaigns that only used traditional media like TV, radio, print, and billboards. It’s a creative strategy that’s been used for the war on drugs, anti-smoking, and drunk driving campaigns. But with massive platforms like YouTube and Facebook, organizations now leverage the power of social media […]