Teenager tracking

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I'd like to be able to see driving/trip progress from my phone. That is, if my son drives to college, I'd like to see the trip, to include hard stops, quick starts, gas, etc. As it is now, I only see my trips/data. Is this possible without having to look at their respective phones? Thanks.
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MikeyV

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Jeff, Alum

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Hey MikeyV,

Thanks for getting in touch and welcome to the Automatic Community!

With Automatic, you won't be able to track the trips of other drivers. If two or more users share a car, the only information that is shared is parking location and any check engine light events. Trips with the vehicle, which would only be available to the account holder (not all drivers of that vehicle) of the driver at that time, would be visible after the trip has been completed. For more information, please see the following FAQ post.

Also, Automatic doesn't provide real-time tracking. For more information, please see this Community topic.

I hope this helps, MikeyV. Please let me know if you have any other questions or concerns.
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Hey MikeyV,

Just wanted to follow up here with a potential solution to what you are looking to accomplish.

We do offer a companion application called License+, which is a coaching tool for new drivers. While your son likely isn't a new driver since he is going to college and wouldn't require coaching, theoretically you could use the platform to get some of the information you are looking for.

If your son has License+ installed on his phone and has invited you as his coach, you will be able to get information on their trips once completed and synced to Automatic. The information you would receive includes start/end city (not a specific location) of each trip and hard events (including hard brakes and hard accelerations). All of this information is accessible through the Coach Dashboard once setup is complete.

License+ is a free service and can be downloaded through your phone's app store. Please know that it is required that driver has an Automatic adapter installed in their vehicle, along with both the Automatic and License+ apps installed on their device.

For more information, please visit: https://www.automatic.com/apps/license-plus/details/

Also, you can find all of our License+ FAQs here.

Please let me know if you have any other questions.

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