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LOS ANGELES, CA / ACCESSWIRE / October 2, 2020 / Compare-autoinsurance.org ( https://compare-autoinsurance.org ) has launched a new blog post that explains the main advantages of usage-based programs and how they can lower car insurance rates
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Drivers can lower their car insurance costs by enrolling in a usage-based insurance program. Usually, a small telematics device is installed inside the policyholder’s vehicle. This device will send data about the time of day when the car is driven, braking, acceleration, speed, cornering, and the distance traveled in one day.
Drivers that allow their insurer to monitor their driving habits can receive the following benefits:
- Get discounts really fast. Compared to the traditional method that took years of driving history to be analyzed in order to get a good driver discount, this method only takes several months of driving history to be analyzed in order to qualify for a discount.
- Driving less means paying less. If the policyholder changes his driving habits, this will reflect in the paid insurance rates. Policyholders can drive fewer miles in order to qualify for a low-mileage discount.
- It stimulates people to become better drivers. Knowing that every bad driving habit like how often the driver is hard braking, turns too sharply, or he is speeding is monitored by the insurer, can determine the policyholder to become a better driver.
- It helps accidents investigation. The telematics device records the moments before an accident happens. Data like the speed and the direction the car was traveling, airbag deployment, and hard braking can help the investigators to find out what happened and who is at fault. Fraudulent claimants are also easier