The rideshare industry is growing and just keeps expanding. This means that in theory, the demand for rideshare insurance should be growing, too. But, that is not the case, in fact, about 90% of drivers that are a part of Uber or Lyft do not have rideshare insurance.
Why is this a big deal? Well, rideshare and insurance companies see a few different phases of rideshare. They are as follows:
Period 0: Your app is offline and you are covered by personal auto insurance
Period 1: Your app is online, waiting for requests. Your personal auto insurance does not cover you at this time, nor does the insurance bought via rideshare company.
Period 2: You have received a request and if you have insurance through Uber and Lyft, you are now covered.
Period 3: You are now carrying passengers and you are covered by the rideshare companies’ policy.
So, as … Read More