Top Safe Driving Apps List Released By Insurance Panda

Insurance Panda, an auto insurance quote comparison website located in Manhattan, NYC, has released a list of the top “safe driving” mobile applications. These apps, which are readily available for devices like the iPhone, Android, Blackberry, and iPod, help people stay safe on the road. Application functionality ranges from helping the elderly stay focused while driving to helping young drivers learn how to drive. The InsurancePanda.com list includes apps for drivers of all shapes and sizes. The article posted on InsurancePanda.com states that mobile phones, smartphones, and mobile devices are…

Read More

Growing popularity of auto insurance telematics programs provide more discount opportunities

Online Auto Insurance (OAI) has been encouraging customer awareness over a broader array of opportunities to find discounts on their coverage through motorist behaviors such as safe driving and low mileage, following a number of recent reports that are showing that insurers are likely to begin significant investments into technology that will record and transmit information about the driving behaviors of policyholders. A growing number of insurance companies have already been offering programs on an optional basis that allows motorists to install an electronic device into their vehicle that will…

Read More

Patent for usage-based insurance goes to Progressive for the fourth time

Progressive Insurance has announced that it has received a patent for usage based system technologies for the fourth time for its Pay As You Drive program, which is available to drivers in the United States. The program involves using a driver’s safety score to change his or her premiums based on monitored driving data and is now patented under U.S. Patent No. 8,090,598. The usage based insurance (UBI) program at Progressive is called Snapshot, and it is now available to drivers in the District of Columbia and 39 other states.…

Read More

Many find gas prices change their everyday routines

Everyone has been watching the price of gas lately. We watch it go up. We watch it drop by two or three cents, and we watch it go up ten cents. It seems like this has been the pattern for months now. Statistics show people are driving less, but there are also fewer accidents occurring. Recent survey results show that only about 20 percent of people say they are driving the same amounts as they did before gas prices started steadily climbing. Over 37 percent said they were driving less,…

Read More