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Get cheaper automobile insurance by tracking and improving your driving skills

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Understand your unique driving style and become a better, safer driver with Octo U! Get your ... More

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Published 4 Sep 2015

It wasn't that long ago that car insurance was simply insurance. There wasn't a lot of difference between one company and the next and the main factors in determining the premiums we pay for insurance was our age and the classification of the vehicle we are driving. However, in many countries these days there's another area that can affect the level of payment. In most US states, for example, any moving violations can assess points on your driving record. As a result, with more points tending to indicate future violations, insurance companies review driving records every now and again and raise premiums accordingly. In 1998 one enterprising insurance company offered lower premiums for cars that were fitted with a GPS system that tracked their performance. And that's where Octo U comes in. It automatically detects all your car’s movements and your driving skills while tracking your trip and rating it with an objective score. The basic aim is to help you to become a better and safer driver and give you a great driver score - giving you the chance to secure cheaper automotive insurance.

Octo U is a free app that turns your mobile into a virtual vehicle blackbox and diagnostics tool, with an app that is easy and fun to use. It helps you to better understand your own unique driving style and become a better, safer driver. When you have a great driver score, you can earn any of over fifty different badges...