We’ve previously written about Allstate‘s efforts at advancing motorcycle safety and awareness, from its “Watch for Motorcycles” sign campaign to its Rider Risk Map app on Facebook. Today, the insurance provider announced another new initiative in its Good Rides Grant program, offering $25,000 in grants for new ideas to advance motorcycle safety. Allstate is asking […]
Allstate Releases iPhone App for Motorcyclists
Allstate Insurance Company has released a new iPhone app for motorcycle riders.
Available for free on the iTunes App store, the GoodRide by Allstate app can plan and log rides, keeping track of routes, time and mileage. The app can also be integrated with Facebook and Twitter so users can share information about their trip, including photographs and comments with their social network.
The GoodRide app also includes a maintenance log to keep track of work done on a user’s motorcycle. Other features include a weather tracker and gas station locator.
Motorcycle app for iPhone users improves riding experience and protects riders on the road
NORTHBROOK, Ill., June 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Allstate Insurance Company (NYSE: ALL) today announced the launch of GoodRide by Allstate, a one-of-a-kind motorcycle application any iPhone user can download for free. The app is available immediately via the iTunes App Store.
Unlike other motorcycle apps that focus solely on favorite ride routes or bike maintenance for a fee, the all-in-one design of GoodRide tracks rides, stores trip details and allows users to share everything with their social network – free of charge.
“The only thing more important than protecting the motorcycle is protecting the rider,” said Bob Wasserman, senior vice president, e-Business at Allstate. “GoodRide serves as an extension of the company’s commitment to rider safety and will help make the road both more safe and fun.”
App features include the ability to:
Log Rides – track your routes, time and mileage for each ride. Add comments and a photo to every trip and store everything in the app.
Track Rides – connect to Facebook and Twitter and share the trip with family and friends.
Plan Rides – with everything from the rider checklist to local weather and gas prices, GoodRide helps prepare riders before they hit the road.
Keep Maintenance Logs – track every oil change and every flat tire. Set service alerts and keep the bike in top condition.
Call Good Hands Roadside Assistance – call for accident support and bike-friendly service vehicles will be on their way.
An Android version of GoodRide is scheduled for release in the fall. To view an online demonstration, or to learn about other Allstate smart phone apps, visit www.allstate.com/mobile.
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