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First Coast Connect with Melissa Ross

Are You Covered By Insurance When Getting Around Using Ridesharing Services

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Ridesharing is gaining in popularity in major cities across the United States, including Jacksonville.Services like Uber and Lyft are convenient and affordable — and taking off. But a question remains, are you covered by insurance when enjoying or providing these quick and cost-effective rides?

The business model is very different from that of a traditional taxi service, so there’s some information you need to know before you ride — or drive.

Brightway Insurance agent Billy Wagner joined Melissa Ross with more on the potential pitfalls of ridesharing and how to protect yourself.

You can follow Melissa Ross on Twitter @MelissainJax.