In places like the U.K., advanced network speeds have also contributed to the growing standardization of telematics. (Credit: issaronow/Adobe Stock)

Telematics implementation is steadily growing across the globe, not everyone is impressed by these advancements. According to GlobalData, a recent survey showed that drivers under 30 in the U.K. have some pressing concerns about the technology.

When asked what would keep them from purchasing a telematics or usage-based auto insurance policy, 31% of those surveyed said they were put off by needing a device or phone in order to connect with their insurer; 27.3% said they were uneasy with their driving ability being graded; and 17.3% cited privacy concerns.

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Brittney Meredith-Miller

Brittney Meredith-Miller is assistant editor of She can be reached at [email protected]

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