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9th October 2019

Depression, stress and anger can make drivers more likely to have accidents, according to new YouGov research to support Mental Health Awareness Day

More than 2000 people (2090) around the UK were asked about the links between state of mind and driving behaviour for the study, commissioned by Carrot Insurance, which found that: Around two thirds (66%) of people say their state of mind affects their driving Almost a quarter (23%) of young drivers aged 18-24 believe their… Read more

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27th September 2019

Carrot Insurance wins ‘Best Customer App’ at Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards

Carrot Insurance, part of Trak Global Group, has won the ‘Best Customer App’ at the Insurance Times Tech & Innovation Awards in recognition of its Better Driver app. The judges highlighted Carrot’s focus on ensuring an outstanding customer experience whilst delivering significant loss ratio benefits for its insurer partners. The Better Driver app, built by… Read more

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1st July 2019

The latest snapshot on young driver safety around the world

The safety of young and newly-qualified drivers has always been one of Trak Global Group’s core focusses, as evidenced through our Carrot Insurance business’ seven years at the forefront to date. With our primary global markets now experiencing the fullness of summer, which organisations including the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety have periodically described as… Read more

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4th June 2019

Carrot Insurance comments on government IPT consultation

Commenting on the government’s announcement that it has published its consultation into insurance premium tax (IPT), Ed Rochfort, managing director of Carrot, which insures young drivers said: “We have been expecting this consultation since the Chancellor announced a review in his Spring Statement. While we welcome the review, we were hoping to see the terms… Read more

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25th September 2018

Carrot Insurance named in Insurance Age Top 50 Brokers

Carrot Insurance has been named one of the UK’s top 50 insurance brokers. The accolade comes from Insurance Age, a leading online insurance publication. Ed Rochfort, MD of Carrot Insurance: “It is fantastic to be recognised as one of the top 50 brokers in the UK. Telematics plays an increasingly large role in personal lines… Read more

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19th July 2018

How can fleet managers keep young at-work drivers safer behind the wheel?

Today’s fleet managers are ever more aware of and alert to the duty of care their personnel deserve and the increased penalties attracted under corporate culpability, at-work driving including grey fleet drivers and occasional journeys. Fleet drivers are often thought of as being older, so it’s very encouraging that road safety charity Brake has published… Read more

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29th March 2018

Trak Global Group launches Carrot Insurance’s New Driver in Canada

Trak Global Group, the UK’s leading telematics technology company, has launched a Carrot-branded young driver product in Canada. The smartphone app based product “Drive with Carrot”, is being exclusively distributed via InsureMy Inc., a Calgary-based insurance broker, who are a market leader in the management and delivery of data based insurance products (motor insurance is… Read more

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11th December 2017

Carrot wins ‘Claims Partner of the Year – Motor’ at Insurance Times awards

Carrot, the rewarding insurer for young drivers, has won the Insurance Times ‘Claims Partner of the Year – Motor’ award, for its work with Zurich Insurance. The Crewe-based company, which is part of the Trak Global Group, has had a strategic partnership with Zurich since 2012. Tim Spreadbury, Carrot’s Head of Claims said: “We are… Read more

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20th November 2017

Trak Global partners with Giftcloud to reward good drivers

Trak Global Group (TGG), the UK’s number one telematics technology company, has signed a new partnership with leading digital rewards platform Giftcloud for its young driver brand Carrot, enabling the brand to offer their customers an unrivalled choice of rewards. Carrot MD Ed Rochfort said customers for their New Driver and Better Driver products will… Read more

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9th August 2017

Trak Global announces financing deal and restructuring

Trak Global Group (TGG) has announced a senior debt financing deal with HSBC and a new group structure, as the UK’s leading telematics and UBI (usage-based insurance) provider positions itself for the next phase of growth, which includes turning its attention to Europe and North America. TGG chief executive Nick Corrie explained that the new… Read more