Journal article

The effect of telematic based feedback and financial incentives on driving behaviour: A randomised trial

Mark Stevenson, Anthony Harris, Jasper S Wijnands, Duncan Mortimer

ACCIDENT ANALYSIS AND PREVENTION | PERGAMON-ELSEVIER SCIENCE LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

AIM: In-vehicle telematics monitoring systems that provide driver feedback have been identified as a promising intervention to influence driver behaviours and reduce the growing burden of road injury. The current study was undertaken to assess the effect of driver feedback alone and feedback plus financial incentives on driving behaviours (speeding, hard acceleration and hard braking). METHOD: A pragmatic randomised trial was undertaken over a 28-week observational period. Drivers were recruited and randomly allocated to one of three groups namely, driver feedback, driver feedback plus incentives and a control group. The feedback group received a weekly summary of their driving performance v..

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