How does Drivewise know I'm driving?

I signed up to use Allstate Drivewise to get an insurance discount. I’m not really worried about the analytics of it. I just want to know one thing: how can Drivewise tell if I’m driving my car?

Eric Schad · Updated on
Reviewed by Shannon Martin, Licensed Insurance Agent.
Allstate Drivewise
knows if you’re driving by using your phone’s GPS. It uses this to tell how fast you’re going, how many miles you drive regularly, where you are, and how fast you brake.
The Drivewise app analyzes the data it collects and extends varying discounts to smart and safe drivers based on that information. You can potentially save up to 40% or more by using Drivewise, according to Allstate.
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