By David Mittleman

Rideshare Companies Claim Cars Are Insured, Drivers Need Not Worry

You may have heard of the new car service company, Uber, which opened in four Michigan cities last week. Uber is an app that essentially connects people seeking rides with drivers of private or commercial vehicles and is now available in Lansing/East Lansing, Grand Rapids, Flint, and Kalamazoo. The company claims that users of its shared vehicles are covered in the case of an accident but insurance groups and state officials are telling users to proceed with caution. A spokesperson for the company, Laura Altmin, says …read more