Tag: Uber insurance

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December 22, 2016

We now have more clarity on Lyft and Uber driver insurance requirements for rideshare drivers and passengers injured in car accidents in Michigan On December 21, 2016, Gov. Rick Snyder signed three bills into law that overhauled Lyft and Uber driver insurance requirements in Michigan. We now have clarity on our Michigan No-Fault car insurance …

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December 9, 2016

House Bills 4637, 4639 and 4640 set liability limits for on-duty, ‘transportation network company’ drivers with and without passengers; No Fault benefits for passengers; coverage exclusions; bills go to Governor We know that app-based ride-sharing services like Uber and Lyft have been doing business here in Michigan for a while. However, what we haven’t known …

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June 25, 2015

MI House passes 3 of 4 bills addressing issues ranging from ‘primary’ auto insurance for drivers, to coverage limits, to limits on passengers’ No Fault claims The pressure is building in Michigan for Uber and similar app-based, ride-sharing programs such as Lyft to provide auto insurance coverage for its drivers, passengers or others who could …

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June 24, 2015

Michigan Senate Insurance Committee approves version of SB 184, which requires drivers – not companies – to carry $1 million in liability and No Fault PIP Insurance  Should Uber drivers and drivers for similar app-based, ride-sharing services such as Lyft  – rather than the companies themselves – be responsible for securing the necessary auto insurance …

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February 20, 2015

House bill 4032, the ‘Uber’ bll, proposes $1 million bodily injury liability coverage for app-based, ride-sharing vehicles, but why do taxis only require $20,000? Something’s wrong here. Taxis have been driving around Metro Detroit for a very long time. And every year, they cause a number of crash-related injuries and deaths. In cities like Detroit, …

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February 7, 2015

Uber insurance coverage while transporting passengers and while on-duty but not transporting passengers Today is part three of my analysis of the new “Uber bill” that was introduced on January 15, 2015 as HB 4032. In part one, I reviewed the bill itself. And in yesterday’s part two post, I discussed whether HB 4032’s proposals …

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February 6, 2015

HB 4032’s required coverage appears to overcome exclusion problems when drivers are transporting passengers, but not when drivers are in-between passengers Yesterday, I wrote about House Bill 4032 (the new “Uber bill” that was introduced on January 15, 2015), and its proposed auto insurance requirements for app-based ride-sharing services (notably Uber). I covered how those …

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February 5, 2015

HB 4032 sets liability, No Fault & PPI requirements for app-based ride-sharing services like Uber Uber is the leading app-based ride-sharing service.  Recently, more focus  has  been directed at the questionable  auto insurance coverage and liability insurance protection that Uber provides for drivers and passengers. The issues become even more complicated in a No Fault …

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December 25, 2014

As with a taxi passenger, an Uber rider would collect No Fault benefits from Uber’s vehicle insurer only if rider had no other source of coverage As New Year’s Eve approaches, many people are planning their sober rides, so they can arrive safely to and from their festivities. Uber and Lyft have become common options, …

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