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
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
distracted driving road safety smartphone statistic
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
distracted driving road safety
According to the Huffington Post, “a staggering 49 percent of adults admit to texting and driving, even though 98 percent of adults say they know the practice is unsafe.” So the question remains: Why do people still do it anyway? Likely, one reason is we fall victim to the dreaded “it […]Continue Reading
EU Comission european road safety charter
With Freeedrive you can select the apps you consider disruptive and the Bluetooth of your car. Freeedrive will lock them automatically every time you turn on your car. The locked apps will continue to operate but you will have no access to them nor will they notify new messages. As […]Continue Reading
Politie Police brussels distraction interview
[NL] Veilig Surfen: Je smartphone en verkeersveiligheid, een app met verantwoordelijkheid Ik grijp de voorstelling van een nieuwe smartphoneapplicatie aan als gelegenheid om informatica te koppelen aan verkeersveiligheid. Het gaat om de applicatie Freeedrive die onlangs tijdens het autosalon werd voorgesteld door een jonge softwareontwikkelaar uit Brussel. Via deze app […]Continue Reading
We’re all familiar with the Breathalyzer, the brand name for a roadside device that measures a suspected drunken driver’s blood-alcohol level. It has been in use for decades. Now there’s a so-called “textalyzer” device to help the authorities determine whether someone involved in a motor vehicle accident was unlawfully driving while […]Continue Reading
More than 102,000 traffic crashes have been caused by distracted drivers in Tennessee in just the past five years, according to reports from AAA. In a recent AAA Consumer Pulse™ survey, the majority of Tennessee residents (96 percent) stated that texting while driving was their number one concern, followed by […]Continue Reading