Lawmakers vote on regulations for Uber and Lyft

BAY COUNTY, Fla. (WJHG/WECP) – As Uber and Lyft driver roll around town state lawmakers want to roll out regulations. A bill passed the Senate Wednesday requiring certain insurance coverage from drivers of ride sharing companies. House Bill 221 passed with a 36-1 vote by the senate and some say the measure will protect passengers and drivers…

PIFF STATEMENT ON SENATE PASSAGE OF RIDESHARING BILL

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (April 19, 2017) – The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) today praised the Florida Senate for passing House Bill 221, filed by Reps. Chris Sprowls (R-Clearwater) and James “J.W.” Grant (R-Tampa), that creates new insurance requirements, and other consumer protections for passengers and drivers involved in transportation network company activities.   HB…

WEEKLY LEGISLATIVE UPDATE: WEEK 6 OF SESSION

April 17, 2017 The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) is a leading property & casualty insurance trade association that advocates for a healthy and competitive marketplace for the benefit of insurance consumers in Florida.   HB 47 – Relating to Texting While Driving Representative Stark Summary: Revises penalties for violations of Florida Ban on…

Legislative Update, Week 5 of Session

April 7, 2017 The Personal Insurance Federation of Florida (PIFF) is a leading property & casualty insurance trade association that advocates for a healthy and competitive marketplace for the benefit of insurance consumers in Florida.   HB 47 – Relating to Texting While Driving Representative Stark Summary: Revises penalties for violations of Florida Ban on…