February 7, 2017
Safeco Insurance now offers an endorsement for their personal lines automobile customers who operate as an Uber or Lyft driver. This endorsement provides coverage while the insured is signed into the ride share application and is driving around waiting for a customer, until the point he/she accepts a customer. The insured will need to purchase this endorsement for each auto he/she will be using for Uber/Lyft. The cost is approximately $100. Contact your service team or agent to find out more.
Do not assume your automobile insurance provides coverage when you are driving for Uber or Lyft. Read our August 2016 Blog post about automobile insurance when employed for a ride share company.