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Old 05-05-2008, 05:26 PM   #1
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Anyone heard of this thing?
I was looking up quotes on their site and I saw 5% discount with TripSense. Read a little into it and its a "chip" that plugs into your diagnostic port and records your driving. It records how many miles you drive and when you drive, if you drive low miles during "low risk" periods you get a bigger discount at renewal.
It seems a little "big brotherish" to me. What other kind of info could it be getting from my car besides miles and time...
Is it worth the 5% discount up front, and possible 20ish% at renewal?
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Do they say how long it gets plugged in for?
I imagine it used the OBDII port which is where my Aeroforce will be going.
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it stays plugged in as long as you have progressive...
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Well, so ... no speeding, no boost, no whine, no I'm not getting it. LOL
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well it says that with this thing my rates wont go up, they can only go down.
So are they looking at that stuff? Would they have access to that?
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well, its a good idea if you never speed drive eratically etc, but i can imagine that just one WOT run for example could hurt you. i dunno, doesnt sound like much fun to me
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Are they looking at that? Bet yer arse they are.
http://s4xton.com/997/hnprogressive-tripsense-sucks/
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it stays plugged in as long as you have progressive...
You can unplug it whenever you want...how are they gonna know it'* sitting on the shelf in the garage as you're rocketing down the freeway at triple digits....?

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Dont most newer cars have black boxes that record that stuff these days?
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what newer cars would have that? and why the hell would they?

i dont really like this trip sense thing...because triple digits are fun on secluded roads.

meh, rather pay more and have them not know.
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