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Make sure your insurance policy covers rideshare!

Discussion in 'Melbourne | Uber Drivers Forum' started by Uberx zoom, Jan 27, 2020.

  1. Uberx zoom

    Uberx zoom Well known member (founder)

    "An Uber driver whose insurer knocked back a claim because he hadn’t told them he was working for the rideshare company has had his complaint rejected by the Australian Financial Complaints Authority (AFCA).

    The man lodged a claim with Auto & General after his vehicle was involved in a collision on June 1 last year.

    But it became apparent during the claims process that he had started as an Uber driver a couple of months before the accident, shortly after he had purchased the policy.

    Auto & General says if the man had advised them of this change of use, it would have cancelled the policy and not been on risk at the time of the loss. It therefore declined the claim."

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