18 septembre 2016

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20%

SMARTPHONE APP SafetyNex COULD REDUCE ACCIDENT RATE BY 20% I - ONBOARD TELEMATICS AND AUTO INSURANCE : REMINDER   Onboard telematics now can measure behavior of a driver, and therefore, car insurers have early started this adventure of connected car, more or less successfully.   The simplest applications that have been deployed are: . locate stolen vehicles . measure the usage of the driver, and in particular the number of kilometers traveled in order to propose adaptive pricing (vehicle   that always... [Lire la suite]

16 février 2016

Some insurance companies gave up measuring driver behaviour : Nexyad explains why their settings are ineffective

Some insurance companies gave up measuring driver behaviour :Nexyad explains why their settings are ineffective According to the newspaper ‘Les Echos”, AG Insurance gave up linking driving behavior to accident. For eight months, the insurer has equipped the car of staff members with “smartbox”. Verdict? Nah, nothing interesting linkable to driving style !In 2014, the bank insurer KBC had reached the same conclusion after a test conducted with 150 employees, whose car was equipped with a device provided by TomTom. ”   Read... [Lire la suite]
25 janvier 2016

What Is a Telematics Device?

What Is a Telematics Device?   If you're a responsible driver, using a telematics device provided by your insurance company could be a great way to save since some companies offer a discount on your insurance for safe driving habits. If you're not sure what a telematics device is or what it does, read on for some handy information. A telematics device is generally a system that you install in your car that records information about your driving habits, such as the number of miles you drive, your speed, and how... [Lire la suite]