Today’s drivers ask themselves the questions: “How does my driving behaviour affect my insurance costs? Do they depend on my age, type of car or driving habits?”. These doubts appear because of the tendency of insurers to shift to new rating approaches. In the vehicle insurance sector, the “bonus-malus” merit-rating […]Continue Reading
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The risk of having a car crash raises by 23% when a driver is handling the cell phone behind the wheel. Nevertheless, according to statistics 37% of motorists can’t refrain from doing so. One of the main reasons is that people are addicted to use and consult their smartphones also while driving. […]Continue Reading
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2016 has been full of fantastic events, unexpected changes, new horizons and opportunities. Freeedrive has grown a lot. What are the accomplishments, results,improvements and plans that we think of at the end of the year? The team welcomed on board new members with fresh ideas to implement and alternative directions […]Continue Reading
Freeedrive distracted driving road safety
Freeedrive got featured in the Belgian newspaper La Dernière Heure. What is the future of fleet management? How can HR and Mobility directors improve their drivers’ safety? These and many other questions discussed in the article by Julien Crepin on the 24th November 2016.    Continue Reading
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Thanks to smartphones and digital apps, millennials have access to more content and traditionally non-digital services, than ever before. The biggest generation to ever have existed now has access to services designed to make lives easier in real time – from transportation to communicating with loved ones – on the go. But […]Continue Reading
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One day, Tom, a fleet manager in a company with a fleet of 250 cars was wondering what he could do to improve safety of his fleet. His drivers had been performing worse comparing to the previous year and he couldn’t see why. Are they driving faster, more aggressive? Are […]Continue Reading
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What do alcohol consumption, marijuana legalization, reading emails and Pokemon GO have in common? Well… It all leads to car accidents. We can discuss whether driving under the influence of drugs or alcohol is more or less dangerous than driving and texting, but when it comes to being a responsible […]Continue Reading
How much are 5 seconds actually? If I have to wait for 5 seconds for public transports to arrive, I call this an awesome service (and I am probably in Switzerland or Japan). What about me driving my car and someone in the back suddenly puts his hands in front of my eyes […]Continue Reading