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�Technology has come to almost every part of our life and auto insurance is no different.
If you have a safe driving record and you have good driving habits, you might consider
an insurance company that gives discounts when they monitor your driving behavior through
a tracking system.�
Hoping to save some money, Lyndi Cook enrolled in a program offered by her auto insurance
�Our next renewal coming up we saved 10 percent on one vehicle and 5 percent on another.�
Insurance experts say the majority of drivers enrolled save money by releasing information
such as mileage, when they drive, how fast, and how hard they apply the brakes.
�I didn't get a very good grade in braking (laughs) so I'm trying to be more aware
of that now (laughs).�
Some companies track data through a small device that plugs into a port under the car's
dashboard, while others log basic driving statistics using programs such as OnStar.
�It's perfect for a young driver. If you have a young driver, a teen driver, and you
want them to see how they are driving, what their driving history is, what their habits
are that's a great way for a teen to look at their driving habits and correct those.�
Some drivers, however, say the technology infringes too much on privacy and do not want
insurance companies knowing everything about their driving habits.
�It does not penalize you for your driving history. It only rewards you, those safe drivers
that are driving safe. Right now the average savings for a safe driver is 10 percent.�