RI Safest Driver Grand Prize winner receiving check
RI Safest Driver Grand Prize winner receiving check

Amica Insurance announces winners of Rhode Island's Safest Driver contest

$40,000 awarded to Rhode Island's safest drivers

LINCOLN, R.I., April 24, 2019 – To encourage safer driving in Rhode Island, and to gain insight into how telematics can influence driving behavior, Amica Insurance partnered with Cambridge Mobile Telematics (CMT) to launch Rhode Island’s Safest Driver contest and mobile app. The 10-week contest, which ran from Jan. 28 through April 7, was open to all eligible Rhode Island residents, who competed for top spots on leaderboards and $40,000 in cash prizes.

Last week, those prizes were awarded to the top three winners in two categories – Overall Safest Driver and Least Distracted Driver. Here are the winners:

Overall Safest Driver

First place: Nicholas DeMoranville

Second place: Katherine Miller

Third place: Kenneth Gebhardt

Least Distracted Driver

First place: JoAnn Benda

Second place: David Smith

Third place: Domenic Gianfrancesco

“Safe driving is an important issue that impacts all of us, whether we’re the driver, the passenger or the bystander,” said Robert A. DiMuccio, Amica’s chairman, president and CEO. “We care about the safety of individuals on the road, and we’re very happy to have partnered with CMT to encourage safer driving in Rhode Island.”

"We are proud to partner with Amica on initiatives to prevent accidents and improve safety for all,” said Ryan McMahon, vice president of marketing at Cambridge Mobile Telematics. “The CMT teams work every day to reduce road risks like distracted driving by combining technology and behavioral science. We applaud the winners and thank all the drivers in Rhode Island who participated."

About Amica Insurance

Amica Insurance Co., the nation’s oldest mutual insurer of automobiles, was founded in 1907. The company, based in Lincoln, Rhode Island, is a national writer of auto, home, marine and umbrella insurance. Life coverage is available through Amica Life Insurance Company, a wholly owned subsidiary. Amica employs more than 3,800 people in 44 offices across the country. For more information, visit Amica.com.

About Cambridge Mobile Telematics

Cambridge Mobile Telematics’ (CMT) mission is to make the world’s roads safer. CMT’s DriveWell platform measures driving quality, scores driving performance, incentivizes safer driving, and provides crash and claims services for insurers, rideshares, and fleets. Since its first product launch in 2012 that pioneered mobile usage-based insurance, CMT has become the world's leading mobile telematics and analytics company with its phone-only and phone+Tag solutions. CMT’s award-winning DriveWell platform is used by top insurers, commercial fleets, cellular carriers, and other organizations in more than 20 countries, improving safety for millions of users. To learn more, please visit cmtelematics.com and follow CMT on Twitter @cmtelematics.