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Insurers work to thwart distracted driving with UBI

Digital Insurance
January 24, 2018

Distracted driving is causing more motor vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year, prompting industry carriers to leverage their telematics and usage-based insurance programs to reduce the risky behavior and its resulting claims.

Arbella Insurance announced the launch of a safe-driving mobile app, Wheel Focused, aimed at bucking that trend. The application, launched in partnership with Cambridge Mobile Telematics, provides feedback to drivers based on five metrics: rapid acceleration, hard braking, sharp turns, speeding and active phone use. Arbella is already a customer of CMT for its DriveWell UBI app.

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