Usage based insurance program lets young drivers prove themselves

Young Driver auto usage based Insurance

This telematics based system will give new Ontario, Canada motorists the chance to prove their safety habits. A company called Ingenie Canada Inc. has now announced that it will be offering a usage based insurance program in Ontario, Canada, that will use telematics technology in order to allow drivers who are aged 24 years and younger to show that their habits are safer than the demographic as a whole. The company is allowing younger drivers to show their true risk level instead of being lumped in with the group. The…

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The Secrets of Cheaper Auto Insurance

Auto insurance is something that people have been trying to figure out how to lower since it was invented. Obviously, it is a bill that has to be paid, yet we always seem to be surprised at the listed rate. People get made at cable companies for their hidden fees, but at least they are honest on the bill about how they reached the total. While, on the other hand, the fees that come along with car insurance bills simply remain hidden, yet you are expected to pay the amount…

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5 Tips for Helping Your Child Become A Safe Driver

Once our child reaches the right age to start driver’s training, it is common to feel anxious. Not only do we fear for our child’s safety, but we also fear for the other people on the road. As a parent, it’s important to encourage your child to be a safe driver and with confidence. Although you can only do so much, here are five tips for helping your child become a safe driver: Explain the consequences When it comes to driving, there is always the chance of an accident. From getting…

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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…

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Teen auto deaths spike during summer months

Teen Auto Car Crash

Distracted driving practices attributed to a spike in summer deaths of teenage drivers in 2010, a study by Fatality Analysis Reporting System reports. According to the study, approximately 45 people between the ages of 15 and 20 died each weekend from June through September in the year 2010. Such young deaths are “sobering” according to Sandy Spavone, the executive director with the National Organizations for Youth Safety. The main reason they hit so hard is because these deaths could so easily be avoided. Spavone feels these deaths are completely avoidable…

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Usage based insurance encourages safe driving among young motorists

Car insurance for young drivers

IMS has now launched its Young Drivers Intelligence program for road safety among teens. Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) has announced the release of its first Young Drivers Intelligence (YDI) program that is working alongside one of the largest auto carriers in the United States for usage based insurance. The goal is to help to encourage new drivers to make safer driving choices. The program applies usage based insurance technology, where the driver behaviors are monitored through a wireless device that transmits data back to the insurer. This monitoring rewards drivers…

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