New app may track teen's driving habits

JONESBORO, AR (KAIT) - If you are a parent of a new driver and are looking for a way to make sure your teen is driving safely than now there is an app for that! The free app is being offered by State Farm Insurance.

Here's how it works:

You simply download it and then press "record." Set the phone on a flat area in your car and drive. When you're done, press "stop record". The app will log and grade how well you accelerate, brake and drive around corners.

The driver feedback app is free. Also, three Jonesboro residents who tried the app themselves on Friday tell Region 8 News it's relatively easy to use and reliable.

Also, you do not have to be a State Farm Insurance client to download it.

Besides grading your acceleration, navigation around corners and braking it also shows your exact route of where you traveled.

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