Do you drive for Uber, Lyft or Sidecar? Or do you know someone who does?
Starting July 1, 2015, rideshare drivers are legally required to be covered from the moment they turn on their apps. But, there's a gap that has existed–where they have not been covered…..until now.
Farmers is the first major carrier in California to offer a Rideshare Endorsement for drivers who need insurance when the app is on and the driver is seeking riders.
Rideshare companies typically provide some level of insurance coverage during the time a driver has accepted a trip from the app until the driver has dropped the passenger off. And, the driver's auto insurance covers the driver's personal use of the car. Neither policy covers this gap.
Farmers Rideshare Endorsement extends the coverage to include comprehensive and collision while seeking riders. This includes the minimum liability limits of 50/100/30.
Drivers should check their auto policies and the coverage their Rideshare company provides for limitations to the insurance provided. These can include:
Whether it's to learn more about our Rideshare Endorsement or to answer your questions about what's lacking in your current insurance coverage, please contact us or call 650-876-9600.
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