Uber Technologies Inc. chose Progressive Insurance toprovide insurance cover for its drivers in Texas starting April 1, Reutersreported March 31, citing executives of the two companies.
The news outlet reported that unitJames River InsuranceCo. has been offering coverage to Uber drivers for its primaryridehailing services like UberX. In the U.S., Uber said it has $1 million ofliability coverage per incident for each ride and $1 million of injury coveragefor underinsured or uninsured motorists, on top of other coverage, according tothe report.
Picking Progressive Insurance is related to changes in Texasinsurance rules, the news outlet reported.