Uber as a private hire operator (8)

Meeting: 
MQT on 2015-11-18
Session date: 
November 18, 2015
Reference: 
2015/3579
Question By: 
Caroline Pidgeon
Organisation: 
Liberal Democrats
Asked Of: 
The Mayor
Category: 

Question

The Uber driver contract requires that Uber is named as an additional insured party in the driver's insurance policy. What is Transport for London's view on this requirement for the drivers to be insuring the operator?

Answer

Answer for Uber as a private hire operator (8)

Answer for Uber as a private hire operator (8)

Answered By: 
The Mayor

It is the responsibility of licensees to ensure that they are appropriately insured in line with requirements in private hire regulation and road traffic law more generally. Insurance documentation is routinely checked by TfL as part of operator compliance inspections.