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    Insurance is an essential part of the rideshare industry, but it’s not always the most exciting topic. My opinion of insurance changed when I had the opportunity to chat with Douglas Ver Mulm of Stable Insurance. In this episode, I chat with Douglas about how Stable focuses on gig workers and rideshare/delivery drivers in particular.

    Intro to Douglas Ver Mulm

    • Finance background, self-trained coder
    • Pre-Stable, worked as a lawyer, fleet owner
    • Took first Uber ride in 2011

    Technology in Insurance

    • Dashboard telematics
    • Dash cameras
    • Tech that’s been around for the last 10 years!

    Challenges of Insurance – How Stable Works

    • People were adding dash cameras as theft protection, etc.
    • Took a while for insurance companies to realize the value
    • Managing General Agent – Insure-tech
    • Dash-cam first company

    Insurance Product

    • Illinois is the first market
    • Provides you the coverage you need
    • Optional insurance additions if drivers choose
    • Ex. Better deductibles if drivers choose

    What’s Next for Stable?

    • June 22 launches in Illinois
    • Expanding into other states
    • Become a member of the Stable platform to track analytics, etc.

    Show Notes

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    Harry Campbell

    Harry Campbell

    I'm Harry, the owner and founder of The Rideshare Guy Blog and Podcast. I used to be a full-time engineer but now I'm a rideshare blogger! I write about my experience driving for Uber, Lyft, and other services and my goal is to help drivers earn more money by working smarter, not harder.