Tuesday, January 05, 2016

The big data of bad driving, and how insurers plan to track your every turn - The Washington Post

The Internet of extensively instrumented things

"Liberty Mutual, the country's third-largest property-and-casualty insurer, took the latest step in that direction Monday when it announced a partnership with Subaru. Beginning later this year, Subaru drivers who have paid for the automaker's Starlink infotainment system will be able to download an app to their cars that notifies them when they are accelerating too aggressively or braking too hard.

The app is part of Liberty Mutual's RightTrack program, which gives drivers a 5 percent discount on their rates for enrolling and additional discounts up to 30 percent for heeding the app's guidance on driving safely."
The big data of bad driving, and how insurers plan to track your every turn - The Washington Post
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