There’s no doubt that distracted driving is responsible for many car accidents. Everything from texting, changing the entertainment source on the car radio, trying to calm a frazzled toddler, or even enjoying a sip of that drink from the drive-through lane can take a driver’s attention from where it belongs — on surrounding traffic and safely operating a car. AAA’s Foundation for Traffic Safety suggests that each year 5,000 fatal car crashes can be attributed to driver distraction.
Now it seems that automobile insurance giant, Allstate, wants to peak over your shoulder and into your car to see whether you are driving while distracted. And Allstate isn’t watching just because you have insurance with that company, Allstate may be tracking your driving behavior from sensors on the vehicle next to you or behind you in traffic. Continue reading