Top 7 Causes of Uber & Lyft Accidents

Distracted Driving 

Distracted driving is one of the most common causes of rideshares accidents. 

Scanning for Passengers 

Rideshare drivers aren’t always familiar with the areas they pick up passengers.

Driver Fatigue 

Rideshare workers often drive for many hours using several accounts. 

Parking In Unsafe Areas 

When rideshare drivers pick up or drop off passengers, they often park in unsafe areas 

Failure to Properly Maintain Vehicle 

Car malfunctions are another common cause of rideshare accidents 

Driving Intoxicated 

Although most people request an Uber or Lyft to prevent drinking and driving 

Reckless Driving 

Common forms of reckless driving include speeding, tailgating, avoiding traffic signals, and abrupt lane changes.