Grange Insurance, Columbus, Ohio, has licensed EDR InSight, a set of solutions designed for claims professionals to facilitate the use of automotive Event Data Recorder (EDR) or "black box" data in the claims evaluation process.Grange will use EDR InSight, provided by Injury Sciences LLC, San Antonio, to identify vehicles with harvestable black box data. Grange claim representatives will use EDR InSight to schedule harvesting services from a network of mobile service providers and for analysis and interpretation of the EDR data.

EDRs provide objective insight into a collision event by recording such information as vehicle and engine speed prior to impact, throttle position, braking activity and impact severity. "We are committed to fair claim service and believe that EDR InSight provides us the opportunity to improve liability determination on select claims by analyzing accurate and objective vehicle data," says Lyle Rhodebeck, vice president claims, Grange Insurance.

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