UPDATE: If you’re looking for a rideshare friendly policy, we’ve actually got a list of insurance options by state available here: http://therideshareguy.com/rideshare-insurance-options-for-drivers/
More and more states/companies are adding options every day so make sure you bookmark that page and check back often as we are constantly updating it!
I get e-mails all the time from drivers who get into accidents while driving for Uber and Lyft and have no idea what to do. Unfortunately, accidents do happen and instead of waiting until it’s too late, I can’t stress how important it is to take a proactive approach and figure out what you need to know ahead of time.
Today, RSG Senior Contributor, Scott Van Maldegiam, takes a look at what happens after you get into an accident while driving for Uber or Lyft. Scott has years of experience in the insurance industry and his review is one of the most thorough guides I’ve seen on the subject to date.
As with many things in life, it isn’t a matter of “if” but a matter of “when”. When the time comes and you have an accident while rideshare driving, you will want to be prepared. You can ignore the risk and pretend that you’re the best driver on the road, but at the end of the day, the more you drive, the more likely it is that you will get into an accident.