Steve DelBianco, executive director of tech trade association NetChoice, notes that the latter coverage is more than three times what’s required for taxi drivers, which in L.A. is $300,000 for medical liability that must be in effect 24/7.
“A Lyft or UberX driver picking up dry cleaning, maybe they’ll leave the app on in case someone is looking for a lift in the area,” he told us. “It’s ridiculous to expect that just because the app is turned on you’re in a commercial activity. More and more people will have the apps on all the time in case an opportunity arises to use excess capacity in their car.”
Posted 08/25/2014 | Media Hits