Uber X driver Bassim Elbatniji’s totaled 2008 Toyota white Prius at the intersection of Octavia Street and Oak Street in San Francisco on Sept. 25, 2013. Uber’s policies can leave drivers and passengers in the lurch if there are accidents.
A sticky problem persists for TNC drivers. They often lie to their personal insurance about their work, which can lead to confusion and insurance fraud.
For many drivers, the only solution is to buy personal insurance and hide their status from their insurer.
Forbes Magazine article here