State Farm receives FAA green light for use of insurance drones over roads #drone #droneday
Insurance companies are using drones to survey and and assess claims. State Farm has officially been granted permission to use drones over roads and people. Something most drones aren’t allowed to do. Via Live Insurance News
State Farm’s official newsroom published a release stating that while it has been flying insurance drones with FAA approval since 2019, it has now been granted permission to do so over active streets and roads.
State Farm’s use of UAVs for claims assessments is heavily based on research from Virginia Tech, which shows that the way its UAVs are operated and supported by added safety features such as parachutes, poses minimal risk to moving vehicles, and the FAA agreed.
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