Insurance

Whether a small company using an outside insurance company or a large self insured rental company, the fleet insurance channel provides the latest news and insight into Loss Damage Waivers (LDW), Supplemental Loss Insurance (SLI) and Collision Damage Waivers (CDW).


Uber Extends Insurance Coverage for Drivers

Uber, a mobile-application-based company that connects customers with vehicle drivers, has extended its insurance offerings to cover driver liability both during tips as well as when a driver is available between trips.

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How to Explain Loss of Use to an Insurance Company

To effectively recover loss-of-use damages from an insurance company, it's necessary to take a deep dive into the nuances of loss-of-use theory, its legal precedents and the rhetoric to shape the argument.

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The Game Has Changed — Have You?

It's time to stop complaining about Obamacare and start using it to increase profit.

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Car Rental Q&A: Extended Insurance Questions

This extended Q&A addresses typical questions faced by car rental operators regarding all facets of insurance.

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Lyft Adds Insurance Coverage and Joins Rideshare Coalition

In addition to joining the Rideshare Insurance Coalition, Lyft has added new insurance coverage for collision, uninsured motorists and underinsured motorists.

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Why Not Sell an Annual Travel Policy?

A private-label annual travel policy sold by car rental companies could eliminate arguments at the counter about credit cards, prepaid travel sites and the customer’s insurance.

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CarSharing Association Publishes Liability Insurance Guideline

The CarSharing Association has released a draft liability insurance guide for U.S. car-sharing operators in order to better protect consumers of car-sharing services.

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Enterprise Highlights Importance of Rental Reimbursement

With a humorous YouTube video, Enterprise Rent-A-Car reinforces the benefits of rental reimbursement, an inexpensive auto insurance add-on that covers the cost of using a rental car while a vehicle is in the shop.

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Lancer Insurance Named to Ward’s Top 50 Performers for Third Consecutive Year

For the third consecutive year, Lancer Insurance Co. has been named to Ward’s Top 50 performing companies in the U.S. property casualty insurance industry.

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Insurance Consultants International Unveils Mexico Fleet Rental Program

The international insurance agency launched a new program to provide insurance policies with legal and roadside assistance, uninsured motorist coverage, and partial theft and vandalism coverage.

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The Promise of Telematics for Small Fleets

Did you know women really are safer drivers than men? Using this and other types of big data to analyze risk is the new frontier for small fleets.

How Phil LeBeau Got it Wrong

The CNBC airline and auto reporter made some questionable assumptions as to the health of the car rental industry.

“Total Loss” Category Causing Unneeded Losses for Fleets

On Carfax and AutoCheck’s vehicle history reports, the category “Total Loss” is often used for vehicles that are satisfactorily repaired. Is that fair?

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