Progressive temporarily altering it’s evaluation process for Snapshot

Progressive’s Snapshot product evaluates drivers over an approximate 75 day period in order to better understand each driver’s actual risk. By leveraging either an OBD dongle or an app, Snapshot reviews a driver’s behaviour, risk factors and then offers a new premium rate.

However, as the effects of the pandemic continue, Progressive will shorten the review process to 30 days and offer currently insured user to re-evaluate their driving to hopefully gain a reduction.

Progressive making temporarily changes to it’s Snapshot UBI offering

In the insurer’s fillings with state insurance departments, Progressive stated that the changes is very manual and will require highly trained service representatives. Although a few other options were considered, this one was chosen as it has the broadest impact and can be implemented quickly.

The change in policy is expected to last until July 31, 2021.

Read more at Forbes https://www.forbes.com/advisor/car-insurance/progressive-snapshot-new-rule/