- Apr 4, 2020
- Reaction Points
- Sonoma County
- Current Ride
- Race Red F250 Tremor
Already happening via the Telematics Control Module in new vehicles. Scroll through and read this...
Ford is sharing this data with insurance companies, depending on what you may or may not have agreed to.
- Driving Characteristics, such as speed, use of accelerator, brakes, steering, seat belts, and other similar information about how the vehicle is used.
I did not realize this. Soon as my ford pass points are gone, I will be deleting it. More info below.
....I never agreed to any of this from Ford. I already spoke to them about it to voice my displeasure with the program and how it is getting used.
"Auto maker Ford recently launched a smart phone app that connects to its Ford SYNC App Link platform which gives consumers the option to share driving data and have their behavior rated by participating insurance providers. A higher score reflects better driving behavior."
Ford offers app that provides insurance discounts for good driving
**** this bullshit. Once normalized, insurance lobbyists will push for legislation that in essence, mandates the forwarding of certain driving data so that they can weed out "bad drivers."