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Aussie driving app with appeal
This Aussie invention is designed to make sure we’re safe drivers!
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Australian teenagers are the most likely to face digital distractions behind the wheel.
Tasmanian’s are the safest drivers in the nation – at least when it comes to mobile phone use.
Discount insurance for Aussie drivers
Australian motorists will now be able to pay for the car insurance they deserve.
Rewarding safe driving will not only be beneficial for more than just the drivers saving money on their car insurance, but it should make all Australian roads safer as a whole.
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Safe drivers could save on car insurance through UbiCar app
Driving safe each time you hit the road could now save you serious dollars on your car insurance.
Safe drivers rejoice as you’re now able to get lower premiums based on how well you drive thanks to the new usage-based insurance offering from UbiCar Insurance.
New app scores drivers and provides insurance quote.
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New app promises cheaper car insurance
A new app-based service reckons it can give you cheaper car insurance based on how well you drive.
Based on your results, UbiCar can find you a cheaper insurance deal.
Road rules that drive us mad
PERTH drivers are renowned making merging an impossible puzzle, but there are other road rules that seem to be a mystery to motorists.
Could rewarding good drivers help reduce the road toll? Road safety expert Michael Paine, and Carolyn Batterton, co-founder of driving app UbiCar, think so.
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Northern Beaches Council First In Australia To Use Telematics Technology To Make Roads Safer: Northern Beaches Safest Driver Competition
In an innovative approach to road safety Northern Beaches Council is the first local council in the country to encourage motorists to compete to be the safest driver using telematics technology on smartphones.
“It makes me accountable.”
Test If You’re A Good Driver
Want to drive safer but always end up getting distracted by your phone?
It should be a given, but Australian drivers are failing badly at a basic road skill
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Usage-Based Car Insurance
If you consider yourself an excellent driver you could soon qualify for big savings.
New App Rates and Rewards Your Driving
Many of us believe that we’re good drivers, but just how good are we really?
With traffic accidents killing 225 Australians last year, Deborah Knight says there’s no doubt our nation has a serious driving problem. This app could go a long way in waking up Aussie motorists, pointing out where improvements are needed.
Could an app make us safer drivers?
Carolyn Batterton explains to TODAY Extra how her app Ubi Car aims to change driving behaviour by rating drivers out of 100.
You can now compare your safety score and prove once and for all who is the better driver.
St Luke’s has been trialling a program aimed at improving driving behaviour, with students in Year 12 downloading UbiCar onto their phones.
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Mornings with Annie Gaffney
Too often young drivers are actively discriminated against based on outdated insurance pricing models. They are forced to pay excessive premiums and regardless of how well they are profiled (i.e. surveys, outbound calling, etc.) – this has little bearing on current and future pricing. Good drivers, regardless of their age, end up subsidising bad drivers.
UBI Group’s aim is to change this. Using mobile telematics to inform pricing algos we are able to provide industry beating premiums using dynamic pricing models that change monthly, not annually. We aim to reward good drivers and change driving behaviours of those that can massively improve and benefit.
UBI Group’s technology includes mobile telematics, IoT, mobile sensing and machine learning that will improve driving behaviour by reducing phone distraction, hard braking, at-risk speeding and other adverse driving behaviours that lead to unsafe roads.
UBI Group aims to disrupt the Australian car insurance market by utilising state-of-the-art mobile telematics paired with industry-beating pricing algorithms to benefit end consumers with car insurance that is fairer, dynamic and based on users’ driving behaviours.
UBI Group is headquartered in Sydney. UBI Group is a wholly owned Australian company.
The latest UbiCar statistics and press releases for your reference.
UbiCar’s latest data reflecting Phone Distraction habits across Age Ranges
New data obtained by UbiCar has revealed the extent of Australian drivers’ phone usage behind the wheel.
Graphics reflecting data collated in November 2018 by UbiCar, detailing UbiCar users’ driver behaviour.
“Alarming new data shows the biggest spike in motorists using their phone behind the wheel is when kids are collected from school between 3pm-4pm.”
Northern Beaches Safest Driver Competition Uncovers Notorious Stretch of Road Where Motorists Are Most Distracted By Their Phones (PDF)
“Around 800 motorists competed to be the safest driver on Sydney’s Northern Beaches during October using the free UbiCar app with most guilty of phone distraction despite saying they wouldn’t be.”
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Spokesperson: Carolyn Batterton