(Bloomberg) -- Progressive Corp., the fourth-largest U.S. auto insurer, said it will begin increasing rates for some risky customers who participate in a program that allows the company to electronically monitor driving habits.
The decision to lift premiums is a shift for Mayfield Village, Ohio-based Progressive, which previously highlighted how customers can agree to a rate and then win discounts for safe behavior. Its Snapshot program rewards customers who drive fewer miles, avoid hard braking and minimize travel from midnight to 4 a.m., according to the company’s website.
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