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Around the U.S., Taxis, Regulators, Insurers Having Fits Over Uber and Lyft

June 19, 2014 | 1:25 pm

Around the U.S., Taxis, Regulators, Insurers Having Fits Over Uber and Lyft

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Taxi drivers protest against Uber in Europe, while states launch new efforts to regulate TNCs here.

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Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

June 17, 2014 | 11:45 am

Once Friendly Territory, California Looks to Toughen Rules for Uber, Lyft

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Proposed laws and regulations could rein in what has been close to a free ride for the startups so far.

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Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

April 15, 2014 | 1:22 pm

Lyft, UberX Receive 3-Year Licenses to Operate in California

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The companies had been operating conditionally while their applications were being reviewed by the CPUC.

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Uber’s Controversial Insurance Policy is Secret No More

March 26, 2014 | 2:39 pm

Uber’s Controversial Insurance Policy is Secret No More

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The ride service company’s insurance policy had long been secret until someone leaked it Monday.

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UberX, Lyft Expand Driver Insurance

March 14, 2014 | 8:51 am

UberX, Lyft Expand Driver Insurance

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The ride-service companies attempt to close a well-publicized “insurance gap.”

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Uber Sued Over Death of 6-Year-Old Girl in San Francisco

January 27, 2014 | 8:41 am

Uber Sued Over Death of 6-Year-Old Girl in San Francisco

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Suit challenges company’s suggestion that it’s not liable because driver was not on an Uber call.

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How Many Ride-Share Drivers Are Hiding Status From Insurers?

January 21, 2014 | 9:15 am

How Many Ride-Share Drivers Are Hiding Status From Insurers?

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Questions about coverage get new attention after a series of accidents involving ride-service drivers.

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UberX Driver Arrested On Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

January 2, 2014 | 12:15 pm

UberX Driver Arrested On Vehicular Manslaughter Charge

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A man has been taken into custody for fatally striking a 6-year-old girl in San Francisco’s Tenderloin neighborhood.

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Confusion Over Insurance for ‘Ride-Sharing’ Drivers

November 19, 2013 | 9:00 am

Confusion Over Insurance for ‘Ride-Sharing’ Drivers

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The biggest uncertainty facing smartphone-based ride-service companies is drivers’ insurance coverage.

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Are ‘Ride-Share’ Drivers at Risk of Losing Their Insurance?

November 19, 2013 | 9:00 am

Are ‘Ride-Share’ Drivers at Risk of Losing Their Insurance?

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Can you get insurance, or get a claim paid, if you’re driving for Lyft or Sidecar? It depends.

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