The Canadian Press

2016-02-29 | Uber Alta

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The Alberta government has approved insurance for ride-sharing companies like Uber, but it's not available yet. Transportation Minister Brian Mason says the insurance likely won't be ready until June or July. He says some details of the insurance still need to be worked out. (Mason also says the province will require ride-for-hire drivers to have a Class 4 driver's licence, which is a commercial licence, and get a criminal record check. Edmonton became the first jurisdiction earlier this year to legalize the new industry, and a bylaw comes into effect Tuesday.)

Date: 2016-02-29
Placeline: EDMONTON.
Source: The Canadian Press
Length: 18 seconds

Transcript Prediction: << if a passenger is injured in an accident involving an Uber vehicle that the insurance company is not going to be able to say well you're not covered because of this being a loophole so that's what we've been doing to try and make sure that this summer this product actually protects passengers as well as drivers and other people using the road >>