Allstate Drivewise is a usage-based insurance program that tracks drivers with a mobile app and rewards them with rewards and a semi-annual rebate for safe driving habits. The Allstate Drivewise app tracks three main driving characteristics: safe speed (under 80 mph), braking (minimal abrupt stops) and time of day (limited late-night trips).
Allstate Drivewise - Key Features
Factors for Calculating Pricing
Time of Day
Drivers get rebates every six months based on driving behavior.
Drivewise tracks unsafe behavior, such as hard braking and high-speed driving.
You can use a smartphone app.
You can use an OBD connected device.
All states except CA
How Allstate Drivewise Works
Allstate Drivewise works by tracking drivers’ habits through the Allstate mobile app. Users do not have to take any action to log trips on the app. Your phone just needs to be charged to at least 25% and have location services enabled in order for your trip to be detected. Once you’ve traveled at least 20 mph for a short distance, the app will begin tracking you.
However, if you’re a passenger in a moving vehicle and not the driver, you will have to either delete the trip from the app or put the app into “sleep” mode for the duration of your trip.
Drivewise does not affect premiums directly, instead offering cash rebates to drivers based on their performance. So if you practice unsafe driving habits while using Drivewise, your rates won’t go up. But drivers who practice good habits can expect to earn lucrative rewards.
Allstate Drivewise Rewards
If you’re a current Allstate customer, you can earn up to 10% of your premium in cash back rewards just for signing up. Depending on your driving habits, you can earn up to 25% cash back every six months by using the program.
Drivewise also allows users to earn Allstate Rewards points, which can be redeemed for daily deals, gift cards, sweepstakes, and more. Even if you’re not an Allstate customer, you can still sign up for Drivewise in order to earn points. Drivers earn 10,000 points after signing up, and can earn bonus points for completing safe driving challenges such as going three consecutive days with no high speeds or sudden braking.
How to Sign Up For Allstate Drivewise
To sign up for Drivewise, the primary policyholder needs to download the Allstate mobile app on their smartphone and activate the program. Then, additional drivers on the policy who want to use Drivewise can download the app and enter an activation code.
Drivers who aren’t Allstate customers can also create an account on the app in order to earn rewards.
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