Boston’s Safest Driver

Cambridge Mobile Telematics partnered with Mayor Martin J. Walsh, The Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics, the Vision Zero Task Force, and the Arbella Insurance Foundation to launch Boston’s Safest Driver, the world’s first safe-driving mobile app developed in a public-private partnership. The app uses the phone’s sensors to measure driving quality including acceleration, braking, cornering, speeding and phone distraction giving you useful feedback to help you become a better driver. In addition, it provides driving tips and allows you to invite friends to your leaderboard to compete for top rankings. To learn more, please visit the website.


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Boston’s Safest Driver in the News

Softbank-backed startup powers second edition of ‘Boston’s Safest Driver’
Boston Business Journal

A SoftBank-backed Cambridge startup that uses smartphone data to analyze driver behavior is again partnering with city officials in the ...
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Results of Boston’s Safest Driver Announced
City of Boston -

Release of scores show overall improvement in driver safety BOSTON - Mayor Martin J. Walsh, together with the Mayor's Office ...
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Boston’s Safest Driver

Back when most of us were still using flip phones, MIT professor Hari Balakrishnan realized mobile technology – with its ...
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Boston’s safe driving app seeing quick results

BOSTON - There's an app that's turning driving into a game that pays and what Bostonians learn when they get ...
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The Boston app that grades your driving
Boston Globe

Someday, Apple and Google should rig their phones to limit how people can use them while driving. Boston’s new safe-driving ...
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With new app, city tries to find ‘Boston’s Safest Driver’
Boston Globe

Regular Boston commuters don’t have to look all that far for aggressive and distracted drivers. But now city officials are ...
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Here’s how to find out if you’re ‘Boston’s Safest Driver’

Attention Boston area drivers: This is your chance to prove yourself on the road. Mayor Marty Walsh has launched Boston’s ...
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Competition Aims to Find Boston’s Best Driver
Boston Magazine

If you feel like you’re a decently safe driver in Boston, maybe that’s because you are. Or maybe it’s because ...
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Walsh announces app-based ‘safest driver’ competition to curb distracted driving

Last year, Walsh announced the city's involvement in a national Vision Zero initiative to eliminate serious and fatal car accidents ...
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Rewarding Boston’s safest driver
MIT News

Boston’s roads may be getting a little safer, thanks to drivers’ mobile phones. A new competition from the city of ...
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Video: Sí maneja bien será recompensado

Nueva Inglaterra, (ENTRAVISION).- Los conductores de Boston podrán ser recompensados por manejar de forma segura. Video Footage ...
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Meet Astead W. Herndon, Boston’s Safest Driver
Boston Globe

This work week began like many others. I boarded an inbound Red Line train for The Boston Globe’s Dorchester newsroom, ...
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Mayor announces app-based safe driving competition
Boston University

Boston Mayor Martin Walsh announced the launch of Boston’s Safest Driver Competition, which uses a smartphone app to assess drivers ...
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Boston’s Safest Driver Competition begins
Wicked Local: Allston-Brighton

The Boston’s Safest Driver Competition was recently launched by Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics ...
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Boston launches safe driving competition app
Fox 25/WFXT

BOSTON - The City of Boston wants to keep you safe on the roads and it’s willing to give you ...
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Boston Debuts App and Competition to Promote Safer Driving Habits
The Harvard Crimson

In the hopes of promoting safer driving, Boston city agencies have partnered with local driving analytics company Cambridge Mobile Telematics ...
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Walsh Announces App-Based ‘Safest Driver’ Contest

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh announced a new piece of his Vision Zero plan to end traffic-related fatalities and injuries today: ...
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Boston’s Safest Driver

Mayor Martin Walsh announces competition aimed at improving Boston’s driving with help from app developed by MIT spinout. The Boston’s ...
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City Hall Is Searching for Boston’s Safest Driver

It's time to prove you don't drive like the Masshole everyone thinks you are. As part of its continuing bid ...
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Boston Launches App-Based Competition To Encourage Safe Driving

As part of its campaign to end traffic deaths, the city of Boston is launching a safe driving competition using a ...
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CSAIL Spin-Off Helps Launch Mayor Walsh’s “Boston’s Safest Driver” Contest

Boston’s roads may be getting a little safer, thanks to drivers’ mobile phones. Traditionally one of the biggest sources of ...
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Mayor Walsh Launches Boston’s ‘Safest Driver’ Competition

BOSTON – Monday, October 3, 2016 – Mayor Martin J. Walsh, the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics and the ...
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Are You Boston’s Least Bad Driver?
Atlas Obscura

Do you live or drive in Boston, Massachusetts? Do you ever get the feeling that you're the only person in ...
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Boston City Officials to Launch Safe Driving App

Boston Mayor Marty Walsh is hoping to cut down on speeding and distracted driving in the city. The plan is ...
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Mayor Walsh announces safe driver competition for Boston area
WHDH/7 News Boston

BOSTON (WHDH) - Boston Mayor Marty Walsh has announced a new smartphone initiative to reward Boston’s safest drivers. Walsh announced ...
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