Driving Change: How the 2024 Driver Risk Report Influences Policy and Practice


In this Alliance NOW! podcast episode, Noelle Codispoti, Director of Emerging Talent Programs and Head of the Academy, takes the hosting reins with returning guest John Barbagallo from SambaSafety

John returns to delve into the latest findings from this year’s Driver Risk Report, sharing both promising developments and areas of concern. Tune in as they discuss emerging trends from the past year and how these insights can benefit insurance professionals. 

Stay tuned until the end to hear John’s personal journey into the world of insurance!

Get the Industry's Latest Insights on Automotive Mobility Risk!

The report sheds light on critical violation trends influencing the industry’s current and future state of driving risk. SambaSafety tapped into an extensive database of motor vehicle record (MVR), telematics, and compliance, safety, accountability (CSA) data to offer never-before-seen insights – from violation frequency to the probability of costly claims.

John Barbagallo, former President of Commercial Lines at Progressive, brings 40 years of insurance experience to SambaSafety. As a Strategic Advisor, he specializes in leveraging technology and data to drive profitable growth, enhance decision-making, and foster continuous process improvement within the insurance industry. He has played a crucial role in pioneering advancements with telematics that helped capture market-leading positions in Commercial Auto.

Noelle Codispoti, CPCU, ARM, is the Director of Emerging Talent Programs and Head of The Academy at the Risk & Insurance Education Alliance. Through a holistic approach that encompasses education, talent development, research, advocacy, and collaboration, The Academy shapes a resilient and socially responsible insurance industry to benefit individuals and society.   An accomplished leader in the early talent space, Noelle has spent the last 15 years actively advancing the discourse on recruiting, retention, and the future of the industry. 

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