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Travelers Adds to Telematics Offerings for Fleet Customers

The carrier's IntelliDrive Fleet Safety Solutions offers assistance in gleaning context from telematics data.

Related: The opportunities in early telematics adoption

Hartford, Conn.-based Travelers has introduced IntelliDrive Fleet Safety Solutions, an offering combining telematics data with risk management consulting with the goal of improving safety for its fleet customers.

“IntelliDrive Fleet Safety Solutions can help fleet and risk managers use telematics technology and the wealth of information they provide. This will not only help customers understand driver data, but also provide the tools that will aid in developing specific training programs that positively modify driving behavior,” says Chris Hayes, Director of Transportation Services, Travelers Risk Control, in a statement.

Travelers customers can work with the insurer and risk consultants from its subsidiary Northland Insurance Company to:

  • Identify and understand areas in need of improvement within their fleet
  • Determine the telematics information that is available to shape their safety programs
  • Help identify the telematics devices that will work best for them
  • Provide guidance on effective driver feedback and coaching

“We sit all our drivers down and give them a safety test, but there’s nothing you can do about common sense,” adds Bob Jones, Travelers' Fleet Loss Prevention Manager, Universal Protection, in the statement. “Our telematics program helps us close that gap. I’d like to believe we’ve saved lives.”

Nathan Golia is senior editor of Insurance & Technology. He joined the publication in 2010 as associate editor and covers all aspects of the nexus between insurance and information technology, including mobility, distribution, core systems, customer interaction, and risk ... View Full Bio

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