GuideOne Insurance Announces Alliance with Azuga

GuideOne policyholders will be offered discounted access to Azuga’s Safety Driven Telematics solution.  

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GuideOne Insurance (West Des Moines, Iowa) has announced an alliance with Azuga, a provider of commercial auto insurance telematics programs. Effective immediately, the relationship allows GuideOne to offer its policyholders with fleet management tools to help them improve driving safety and optimize fleet performance through the carrier’s GuideVantage program.

Dave Dietz, Senior VP, Core Commercial Lines, GuideOne.

Through the alliance, GuideOne policyholders will be offered discounted access to Azuga’s Safety Driven Telematics solution, which includes integrated SafetyCam options, vehicle health reports, driver scoring and risk improvement features, speeding and distracted driving risk alerts, and other features, according to Azuga.

“GuideOne is proud to work with Azuga to lower costs and improve the safety and efficiency of our policyholders’ commercial fleets,” comments Dave Dietz, Senior VP, Core Commercial Lines, GuideOne. “As the average severity of auto claims continues to rise, it is critical to prioritize the safety of our customers’ drivers and passengers.”

Adding Azuga to GuideOne’s GuideVantage suite of policyholder value-added services “shows our commitment to meeting our customers’ needs at every turn,” Dietz adds.

Ananth Rani, CEO, Azuga.

Deeper Understanding of Fleet Performance

“From under the hood to behind the wheel, Azuga’s telematics data will provide GuideOne policyholders a deeper understanding of their vehicles, driving behavior and overall fleet performance,” says an Azuga statement.

“GuideOne’s focus on improving driver safety and overall fleet performance is perfectly aligned to our mission of enhancing the fleet ecosystem with data analytics,” says Ananth Rani, CEO, Azuga. “We are looking forward to serving GuideOne’s policyholders to help them reduce accidents and enhance their overall fleet productivity.”

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Anthony R. O’Donnell // Anthony O'Donnell is Executive Editor of Insurance Innovation Reporter. For nearly two decades, he has been an observer and commentator on the use of information technology in the insurance industry, following industry trends and writing about the use of IT across all sectors of the insurance industry. He can be reached at [email protected] or (503) 936-2803.

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