If you’ve seen our new commercials, you know that Esurance is committed to the idea that sorta you isn’t you.
We recently introduced CoverageMyWay™, a unique platform powered by smart technology that helps make sure you only pay for what’s right for you, not someone sorta like you.* But we’ve always been working to help you make smarter choices when it comes to your insurance.
Esurance DriveSense™ is one of the ways we do this. DriveSense is a discount program that offers you a chance to save on your car insurance based solely on your driving.
What is Esurance DriveSense?
Put simply, DriveSense is cool technology that could help you improve your driving, and also reward you for being safe and responsible behind the wheel.
When you sign up for DriveSense, you’ll automatically receive a 5 or 10 percent discount depending on your state. And then based on how safely (and how often) you drive, you could save even more in the future!
Because it’s personalized to you, your discount will vary based on your driving habits. So if you can find ways to drive less and avoid risky behaviors (like sudden acceleration, hard braking, fast cornering, aggressive lane changing, and speeding) you could save big-time on your car insurance.
How DriveSense works
Once you sign up for DriveSense, we’ll send you a small telematics device to plug into your car’s onboard diagnostics (OBD) port.** Standard in most cars since 1996, the OBD port allows access to your car’s internal computer (which measures things like how often your drive, as well as specific driving habits). The DriveSense telematics device can send, receive, and store that info via telecommunication.*** Based on these metrics, you could earn a personalized discount based specifically on your driving for each subsequent policy term.
But DriveSense also has another perk. Through the program you’ll gain access to your own personalized web portal that summarizes your driving habits. It’ll show you things like how many times you were a bit heavy-footed, when you hit the brakes a little too hard, and how often/how many miles you’ve driven lately. You can also set up notifications to help track your habits in real time.
In turn, all this personalized driving info could help make you a safer, smarter driver. And that’s never a bad thing.
Get started with DriveSense today
Find out if DriveSense is available in your state. DriveSense is subject to eligibility. If you’re already an Esurance policyholder, give us a call at 1-800-ESURANCE (1-800-378-7262) to enroll today.
It’s just one more innovative way we’re welcoming you to the modern world.
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*Provides options, not recommendations. You decide coverage.
**Eligible in all non-hybrid and non-electric vehicles of model year 1996 or later.
***Of course, as with all your private info, we’ll never share your data with anyone who isn’t you.