Tag: Age

  • November 17th, 2014

RoadSafe partner ingenie’s Young Driver Report presents compelling evidence that telematics insurance policies that measure how young people drive and provide feedback to help them become safer, can significantly reduce crash frequency among this high-risk group. Road crashes are still the biggest accidental killer of young people Young drivers are involved in 20% of killed and seriously injured […]

  • October 1st, 2013

Two new studies find that young Americans are changing the nation’s transportation landscape. They drive less, want to stay connected as they travel, embrace car-sharing, bike-sharing, ride-sharing. Young Americans, whose embrace of new technologies and social networking tools enable them to adopt new ways of getting around, are beginning to change the nation’s transportation landscape.

  • November 15th, 2012

Nearly seven in 10 young drivers still text behind the wheel, and a growing number of them access the Internet on their cellphones while driving, according to a new annual survey by insurance company State Farm. Despite years-long national campaigns against texting while driving, which is now illegal in 39 states and the District of […]

  • July 18th, 2011

A study on grandparent drivers has its researchers doing a double-take over the results. The study found that kids may be safer in cars with grandma or grandpa at the wheel instead of mom or dad. The results are from an analysis of State Farm insurance claims for 2003-07 car crashes in 15 states, and […]