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post #14 of (permalink) Old 04-20-2017, 12:37 PM
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Originally Posted by haulingnothing View Post
I did the Progressive snapshot thing. You're right about it being hard to keep the score up in heavy traffic. I still got a discount so it was worth doing, but the discount would have been bigger without all the hard stops that come with heavy rush hour traffic. I guess that's the point though; driving in heavy traffic = higher accident risk = smaller discount.

The main difference is the Progressive snapshot is temporary and voluntary, while Onstar is built into every vehicle. On a personal note, I don't like all of this extra surveillance, but I don't see it as something worth fighting. You can't stop progress and it's only going to get more intrusive as time goes on.
I'm thinking get a discount by using a different company. ;)

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