Insurance apps that track your driving could now yield premium increases
For a few years, drivers in some Canadian provinces have been able to earn discounts on their auto insurance premiums by driving safely — or not driving much — thanks to apps or telematics devices that track their behaviour behind the wheel. But recent rules changes mean that in a growing number of jurisdictions drivers could also see their premium increase if the tracking in so-called pay-as-you-drive programs reveals risky behaviour like speeding, abrupt braking or accelerating, or texting and handheld calls while the vehicle is in motion.
Original Article Source Credits: Global News, https://globalnews.ca/
Article Written By: Erica Alini
Original Article Posted on: 21st March 2021
Link to Original Article: https://globalnews.ca/news/7704732/auto-insurance-app-usage-based-insurance-surcharges-canada/