The Sharing Economy: When New Opportunities Create Insurance Challenges

By | Airbnb, Auto, Central, Education, Financial, Home, Insurance, Liability, Lyft, Personal, personal auto for business use, personal auto insurance, personal auto policy, ride-sharing, sharing economy, Uber, VRBO

The “sharing economy” continues to provide individuals and families with non-traditional ways to rent vacation properties, hitch a ride via a ridesharing service, and even rent vehicles for short-term use. By now most of you are probably somewhat famil…

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Ride-Sharing: “Uber” Convenient or “Uber” Risky?

By | Auto, car insurance, Insurance, Liability, Lyft, National Highway Transportation Safety Administration, Personal, ride-sharing, Risk Management, Safety Tips, Technology, Transportation Network Driver Coverage, Uber

  With the price of taxi services in most cities rising, people are relying on a new form of transportation called ride-sharing. Companies like Uber and Lyft can be very convenient for those who don’t own a car or quickly…

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