Be warned: Tricky insurance for ride-share drivers
Metro News

By Evelyn Harford, Ottawa Metro News, September 19, 2016

Uber will be legal in Ottawa at the end of the month, but personal injury lawyers warn that some insurance available for the ride-sharing drivers is tricky.

Ottawa city councillors voted to legalize Uber under a new licensing category in April. The new category will require drivers, among other things, to have minimum insurance coverage – a minimum of $5 million commercial liability and $2 million general liability insurance.

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