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Downloading and installing Drive Safe & Save™ on your Windows PC

Download Drive Safe & Save™ for Windows: Drive Safe & Save™ is an Travel App, developed by State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company. The Travel App was officially released 2015-11-08. Today, it has gone through many interations by the developers - State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company, with the latest current version being 2.0.7 which was officially released on 2018-09-07. As a testament to the app's popularity or lack thereof, it has gathered a total of 1,070 Reviews on the App Store alone, with an average user rating of 2 out of a possible 5.


Using Drive Safe & Save™ on your Windows computer is actually very easy but if you are new to this process, you will definitely need to pay attention to the steps listed below. This is because you will need to download and install a Desktop App emulator for your computer. We will help you download and install Drive Safe & Save™ on your computer in 4 simple steps below:


1: Download an Andriod Software emulator for Windows

The importance of the emulator is that it emulates or immitates an android environment on your computer, making it super easy to install and run android apps from the comfort of your PC without buying a phone that runs android. Who says you cannot enjoy both worlds? To begin, you can download such an emulator app made by too top dogs in the space.
A. Nox App . OR
B. Bluestacks App .
Personally, I recommend the "B" option as Bluestacks is very popular so if you run into any trobles using it, you can find good solutions on Google or Bing (lol). 


2: Now Install the Software Emulator on your Windows PC

If you successfully downloaded the Bluestacks.exe or Nox.exe, go to your Downloads folder on your computer or anywhere you ususally store downloaded files.
Once you have find it, click it to install the application. It should start the installation process on your PC.
Click Next to accept the EULA License agreement.
Follow the on screen directives in order to install the application.
If you do the above correctly, the Software will be successfully installed.


3: How to Use Drive Safe & Save™ for Windows PC - Windows 7/8 / 8.1 / 10

Now, open the Emulator application you have installed and locate the search bar. Now type Drive Safe & Save™ in the search bar and hit Search. You will easily see the app. Click on Drive Safe & Save™ application icon. A window of Drive Safe & Save™ will open and it will display the app in your Emulator Software. Hit the Install button and your application will start downloading. Now we are all done.
Next, you will see the "All Apps" icon.
Click on it and it will take you to a page containing all your installed applications.
You should see the Drive Safe & Save™ icon. Click on it and start using the application.



Hope it was not too difficult? If you have any further inquiries, contact me through the "Contact" link at the bottom of this page so I could help You. Have a nice day!

About Drive Safe & Save™

Developer Description

You’ll save an initial 5% when you sign up for Drive Safe & Save™ from State Farm. And the safer you drive, combined with the fewer miles you drive, the more you could save on auto insurance. Your smartphone, along with a Bluetooth beacon you’ll receive in the mail, will collect basic information about your driving characteristics. Next, the app will use this information to calculate your potential discount on auto insurance. Key Functions • View your current and trending discounts based on specific driving characteristics • Calculate your potential discount by adjusting a variety of driving characteristics • See how your driving stacks up against others • Learn how your driving habits, such as braking, mileage, speed and acceleration, affect your discount • Read tips to improve your grades on key driving characteristics Available in select states only. Please contact your State Farm agent for availability. Continued use of GPS running in the background can dramatically decrease battery life.

App Reviews

  • I Appreciate The Discount - But.....

    1
    By LynnJ42
    The App works fine, but the grading system is driving me crazy. I have been insured by State Farm for a little over 55 years and have had very few claims. Windshield dings and our daughter had a fender bender, but she is long out of the nest. My issue is the grading around turns, mostly left turns. I get low grades and don’t understand why. I accelerate and drive so slow, I feel like I am a hazard. Today when turning left, from a left turn lane, to a 4 lane, 35 mph street I was going so slow to avoid acceleration demerits cars behind me zoomed around me after I made the turn and established lane travel. From gestures they made to me, they seemed annoyed. This regularly happens as I accelerate from a stop light. Folks don’t seem to want to travel at under 25 mph for the first block, when the speed limit is 35 mph. Our town (Longview, WA) has main streets with 35 mph speed limits, with street lights at each intersection. This results in many stops that obviously are too quick to be safe, resulting in low scores in that category. Making left or right turns onto these main streets, I also feel unsafe as I slowly accelerate trying to improve my driving grades. It seems my driving record over the 55 years with State Farm would give a hint as to whether I am a high risk driver or not. I am not sure the risks I feel I am taking to get the $40-$50 discount is worth it. Seeing C- grades when I am driving like a turtle are driving me crazy.
  • Battery sucker

    1
    By Redfishperson
    I wish I could rate this higher, but that would be a lie. From the moment I started using the new drive safe and save beacon/app combo, I have to charge my iPhone 2-3 times a day, not including plugging it in to the charger in my car when I'm driving. The always on location setting is absolutely killing my battery and it's absurd. I understand the explanation I see in developers replies to other reviews as to how it works, but that still doesn't make it okay. I wish State farm would go back to a car data port-based system for the drive safe and save program, because it actually provided accurate trip data and gave a decent discount based on my actual safe driving, and was completely unobtrusive to my everyday life. This one is a joke... sucking down my battery life for $12 discount over my 6-month policy period?? I'm just about to drop it because that is absolutely unacceptable. I have never in my life had an accident, filed a claim, and am one of the safest, most defensive drivers on the road. Yet they give me this joke of a "discount" while making me kill my phone battery to get it. For a 15+ year State Farm policyholder, I feel really ignored and unvalued. Quit continuing to jack up my rates when I have paid you thousands of dollars over the years and have literally NEVER taken even a penny in return.
  • Battery Hog

    1
    By T-Rav13
    Typically don't write reviews for apps. However, just switched back to State Farm and was shuffled into this Drive Safe and Save program and been running this for the last 2 weeks. Like everyone else, this app keeps the location services running in the background all the time. I understand the need to keep Bluetooth on in order to connect to the beacon. I leave that on with wifi and have been able to get 2 days of use on a single charge. Now I'm barely able to make it a day. I also understand the need for location services to be on, but set it up differently. For example, with Google Maps they have a widget that launches location services so I can see the transit times home or to work. Once I go back to the main screen location services are turned back off. Basically set up the app so that it turns on locations services once it's in range of the beacon. The phone connects to the beacon and then turns on the location services. Once done driving and out of proximity of the beacon, location services shut off until the next trip. Clearly it's possible since many other apps already do this function.
  • Works but drains your phone battery quickly

    1
    By HylianProtagonist
    I don’t normally review apps, but I feel I need to let others know about this application and its effect on your phone’s battery life. The app does seem to accurately record trips but at a cost to your battery life. This battery drain occurs even when not driving. For example, I charged my phone to 100% over night and unplugged it when I woke up. I did not touch my phone at all during the day only to discover it is down to 75% by lunch time, with the Drive Safe and Save app running for 20 hours in the background, using 25% of my battery according to the Apple Battery statistics under Settings. Why Drive Safe and Save needs to constantly run in the background, even when not connected to the beacon, is beyond me, but this appears to be the cause of the battery drain. It seems it is constantly looking for the beacon, which prevents your phone from entering a low power state when the screen is off, causing extreme battery drain when the phone is not in use. Until this battery drain is fixed, I cannot recommend downloading and using this app.
  • Needs improvement

    1
    By LegoZ81
    Drive Safe & Save has potential, using a beacon to tell the app when to log so when you are not in your car driving it’s not used against you is great but it ends there. There are fundamental issues with how the current process works. It collects data for a month sending it off to State Farm to process it, then by the 20th of the following month you will receive a letter grade for each criteria for that prior month. All feedback is generic, no specific information is given as to what goes into earning your grade. What does A+ driving look like? Per trip feedback is a must. You need to incorporate all aspects of driver feedback into drive safe and save. Then trip by trip give me an average grade. During that trip stop by stop, turn by turn and each time I accelerate give me a data point on the map and grade it. To make this program useful give users measurable, meaningful and makable goals and timely feedback. Feel free to contact me about this I would love this program to be successful.
  • Not as Bad as Everyone Says

    3
    By sopsin8
    Let’s be real, this app isn’t great. But if you know how to use a cellphone properly, it won’t use all of your data or battery. I have noticed absolutely no changes to my data or battery since I started using this. Just be conscious of when the app is running and turn it off when you’re done driving. I have no issues logging trips or connecting to the Bluetooth. I would say there’s mainly two annoying things about this app. One, you have to sign into the app before you drive and wait maybe a few minutes for the Bluetooth to connect to your phone. Two, sometimes the log in just loads and never advances to the next screen, but you can just restart the app. I haven’t received my discount yet, so we’ll see if it’s worth it. But I don’t have that many issues using it as many other reviews have said.
  • Invisible battery hog

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    By PhillyDude01
    With this app installed, my iPhone battery life was half a day at best. After uninstalling this app, it returned to 1-2 days. It took me a while to find the culprit because it doesn’t stand out in the battery usage history. I trust real world hard evidence over trusting the OS telling me an app is not taxing the battery. Another thing I dislike is the app’s refusal to adhere to WiFi settings. I set it to only update my driving history over WiFi. However, I get acknowledgements over cellular data that my history was uploaded and can see the history in my account despite not accessing WiFi since the drive. Lastly, I think the only way to get “good” grades (B or better) is to simply not drive. You can even get penalized for doing the legal speed limit because the app feels it’s too fast. I’m honestly ready to toss away this app and all the inconvenience and aggravation that comes with it. It’ll be worth sacrificing the enormous $42 per year discount it currently grants.
  • No problems with mine

    4
    By xMhillx
    Can you label which grades are being displayed under the “Compare Driving>Over Time” page. The graphs aren’t labeled for what they’re representing. For instance, the first graph won’t say if the grade is the Left Turns or Braking or Acceleration or anything... just graphing last grades over time without knowing which category the grades are for. You could figure it out with a bit of work, ie screen shot your grades and juxtapose them with new grades l, memorize all your grades, or go back and forth between menus to figure out which graph may correspond to your grades based on the current grades, but that should be unnecessary and would be simply fixed if you just label the graphs for the Grades they correspond with. Please. ——— Don’t know why so many people have so many issues seemingly mainly with the battery. I was weary before downloading it because of the reviews. But I’ve had it for a couple of weeks and I don’t notice any difference in battery. The app isn’t CONSTANTLY running in the background determining my location. The app specifically stated the certain scenarios where location is determined and it didn’t include “while sittin’ on your couch and stuff.”
  • Driving Grades!!

    4
    By ShanniRae
    So I opened my app to check out my driving grade. Was a little sad to see that for left hand turns and time of day I got a score of a C. Driving time: I work late into the evening usually leaving work around midnight sometimes even at 3 in the morning sometimes even later than that. Seems a little much that I am graded over the times that I drive. Left hand turns: In order for me to get out of the parking lot I must make a left U-turn or I will not be able to leave the parking lot at work. I really do not drive all that much mainly to work and the grocery store. I think the beacon needs to be tweaked to accommodate for people that do not work the “ normal” 9-5 jobs. And for people who make U-turns. Other than that I love it.
  • 6 weeks, still no grade

    2
    By beachinbrandy
    My monthly payments are quite high for someone with no accidents or tickets on their record, so I thought I'd try to get a discount based on my driving rather than looking into switching companies. I've been using the app for 6 weeks now and still don't have a grade. According to the FAQs, only 14 days of driving are required to formulate a grade. I keep the location services on and haven't had an issue with it draining my battery, but it has other problems. It cuts some of my trips short (doesn't track the last 2 miles on my drive home from work sometimes). It also breaks my trips up (my 8 mile drive home comes out as 2 4-mile trips). But I can't tell whether that affects my grade because, oh yeah, I can't get my grade. I'll probably just end up switching companies instead.

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