Ridesharing

Uber and Lyft: Car Insurance for Ridesharing

Posted Jun 21, 2017 by Alexa Goyette

Before you sign up to drive for Uber, Lyft or a similar ridesharing company, make sure you look into the technicalities regarding insurance policies. If you have to pay a little out of pocket, is that something you feel comfortable with? Read on to find answers to some of the questions you might have about how working with Uber or Lyft will affect your insurance policy.

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10 Big Things That Happened in the Auto Insurance & Car Industries in 2016

Posted Jan 10, 2017 by Ashley Kane

2016 was a very eventful year for the auto insurance and car industries. From the advancement of self-driving vehicles to an insurtech boom and a new transportation secretary—a lot happened in the past 12 months. Here’s a recap.

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Michigan Passes First Comprehensive Statewide Self-Driving Car Regulations

Posted Dec 13, 2016 by Ashley Kane

Michigan became the first state to pass comprehensive statewide self-driving car regulations in the U.S. The laws establish regulations for the testing, use and eventual commercial sale of self-driving cars. Previously, automated vehicles were banned in the state of Michigan.

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Uber Asks PennDOT to Delay Self-Driving Car Rules

Posted Dec 09, 2016 by Ashley Kane

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation released proposed guidelines for self-driving cars that would allow the state to access Uber’s data about how their driverless cars are performing in Pittsburgh. Uber is asking the agency to delay rules until legislation passes.

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Auto Insurance Exclusions

Posted Sep 22, 2015 by Ashley Kane

What’s the best piece of auto insurance advice we’ve ever received? Don’t make assumptions about your car insurance policy. Before you sign your insurance contract, read over all the details so that you can be aware of possible exclusions. 

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Short-Term Auto Insurance

Posted Aug 21, 2015 by Ashley Kane

Planning a long road trip but don’t own a vehicle? About to make the move into the city and already sold your car? There are many possible reasons that short-term car insurance might be for you. Here’s what you need to know.

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Peer-to-Peer Car Sharing Risks

Posted Jul 13, 2015 by Ashley Kane

Cars are valuable assets, and yet when you think about it, they aren’t in use much of the time. Here’s how to use your car to its full advantage with Peer-to-Peer car sharing. However, before you sign up, learn about the risks involved.

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Uber, Lyft Gap Car Insurance Coverage

Posted Jun 08, 2015 by Ashley Kane

Transportation services like Uber and Lyft are changing the way we find rides from place to place. Now, certain auto insurance companies are giving these services the go-ahead with protection and coverage.

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How to Become an Uber or uberX Driver

Posted Dec 10, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

Back in May, Uber calculated that, at its current rate, their platform generates 20,000 jobs per month. As the popularity of Uber and other ridesharing services (Lyft, Sidecar) takes off, and the companies boast their positive impact on the economy, many drivers have eagerly cashed in on the craze.

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Uber, Lyft - Ridesharing and Car Insurance, What's the Deal?

Posted Nov 07, 2014 by Alexis O'Connell

If you haven’t heard about the drama that ridesharing companies Uber and Lyft are causing among insurers, regulators, and traditional taxi companies, it’s time to get up to speed.

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