The state's Economic Regulator has recommended an increase of MAIB premiums on vehicles used for ride-sharing based on claims made in the state and in other jurisdictions.
In his draft report released on Friday, regulator Joe Dimasi recommended a 7 per cent increase on MAIB premiums on ride-sourcing vehicles from December 1.
He noted there were 1450 cars in Tasmania used for ride-sharing and about 600 registered taxis.
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Mr Dimasi said taxis tended to have higher incidences of claims, possibly due to being on the road more often than ride-sourcing cars.
Despite this, he recommended premiums applied for taxis remain unchanged given the impact the ride-sharing industry had created for taxi drivers.
"There is sufficient evidence from Tasmania and other jurisdictions to transition to a higher annual premium for ride-sourcing vehicles that more accurately reflects the risks associated with using vehicles for these purposes," Mr Dimasi said.
"I therefore intend recommending that premiums for ride-sourcing vehicles be increased by around 7 percent per annum over the next four years."
Mr Dimasi recommended MAIB premiums for a standard car remain unchanged from December at $282, excluding duty.
This was consistent with MAIB's proposal.
Mr Dimasi has further recommended premium decreases from December 1 of between 15 and 24 per cent for caravans, heavy trailers, plant and machinery, farm tractors, and special interest vehicles.
He said he would accept annual increases proposed by MAIB for motorcycles, large passenger vehicles, and off-road vehicles of between two and five per cent over the next four years.
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