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How accident claims hit rideshare drivers’ personal auto policies

January 26, 2024 Philip Porado

There seems to be a disconnect between drivers and their insurers about the ability to access personal auto coverage when driving for food delivery or rideshare companies like Uber, Lyft and others. While there’s no hard data to quantify a

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Why ridesharing makes motor vehicle accident claims more complex

June 21, 2021 by Greg Meckbach

Inspecting the accident scene early and downloading black box data are among the tactics insurance lawyers use to defend ride share tort claims, lawyers suggested to A.M. Best Company Inc. “Rideshare cases often involve multiple parties and different causes of

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The firm that wants to launch ride hailing in B.C. this winter

September 10, 2019 THE CANADIAN PRESS

VANCOUVER – Ride-hailing company Kater Technologies says it has officially applied for a licence that would allow it to operate in every region of British Columbia. A statement from the company says B.C. is one of the last areas of

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How Aviva will cover Lyft in Canada

December 12, 2017 David Gambrill, Editor-in-Chief

Aviva Canada will be the official commercial automobile insurance provider for the California-based ride-sharing program Lyft, which is anticipated to start operations in Canada this month. Aviva will cover Lyft through a commercial insurance fleet policy. Coverage and limits vary,

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Ontario approves commercial fleet coverage for ride sharing

July 7, 2016 by Canadian Underwriter

The Ontario government announced Thursday it has approved a regulatory change allowing “commercial fleet insurance to be offered for vehicles that can be hired through an online application.” Ontario auto insurers “can now develop insurance policies for purchase by ride-share