Connected auto insurance on the “Pay How You Drive” model reduces claims | Insurance

A notable drop in the frequency of at-fault or partially-at-fault accidents among drivers insured under the “Pay How You Drive” model

Many road accidents are related to non-compliance with simple driving rules by some road users.

Road safety responds to human and social issues, but also economic ones.

The total cost of road insecurity in 2021 is estimated between 38 and 58 billion euros (National Interministerial Road Safety Observatory).

L’connected car insurancewhich is based on the “Pay How You Drive” model, rewards good behavior.

The driver can make real savings on the cost of their monthly auto insurance.

This type ofresponsible insurance bears fruit in terms of accidentology and paves the way for a more mature form of accountability for road behaviour.

The first results analyzing the difference between the claims of drivers with young driving licenses or without driving history who have subscribed to a standard car insurance offer and those who have chosen YouDrive insurance from Direct Assurance reveal that claims are 15 to 20% lower among drivers who have subscribed to YouDrive on the “Pay How You Drive” model.

The decrease in the frequency of responsible or partially responsible accidents among YouDrive drivers is notable.

Drivers with inexperienced profiles are often faced with a high insurance premium. Car insurance based on the “Pay How You Drive” model succeeds in lowering claims while reducing the price of the insurance premium: YouDrive allows 92% of policyholders to save money on their monthly payments (up to 50%) each year.

The Cambridge Mobile Telematics Institute measured that 53% of drivers participating in connected insurance programs showed significant improvement in their driving within the first six weeks as well as beyond using the program (57% reduction in hard braking, 48% reduction in distracted driving, 38% reduction in speeding, 33% reduction in dangerous behavior).

A British study by Lexis Nexis has shown that drivers who subscribe to an insurance program based on the “Pay How You Drive” model reduce their risk of a fatal accident by 50%.

Rather than sanctioning and penalizing the young driver, the “Pay How You Drive” model encourages the young driver to change their driving behavior.

The “Pay How You Drive” model is perfectly adopted across the Atlantic and in Asia, whereas it is not very developed in France. French policyholders have reservations about the complexity associated with the use of this technology and the collection and use of their data.

Thanks to fun applications and increasingly simplified and intuitive technical solutions, technology is no longer a real obstacle.

In a context where the automobile is experiencing a rise in on-board technology with the obligation for vehicles to be equipped with black boxes, the trend towards accessibility should develop.

“These fears can and must today must be lifted! The driving data collected is closely regulated by the CNIL (National Commission for Computing and Liberties) and the obligations of the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) apply to connected vehicles. » says Henry de Courtois, CEO of Direct Assurance.

Source: Direct Insurance

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