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Trucking Insurance Information
Trucking Industry Insurance
All commercial truckers are unique, from the vehicles they drive to the cargo they carry. They each must plan their risk management appropriately, and this includes getting the right trucking insurance.
Trucking insurance is a very adaptable and reliable piece of protection when done correctly. It therefore should be simple to customize your policy in the ways that are most beneficial to you. With the help of Walnut Risk Management, you’ll be able to do so.
How do I get trucking insurance?
Walnut Risk Management is an expert-staffed agency that offers quality, essential trucking insurance to all interested drivers. We can insure trucks of all shapes and sizes, including semi-trucks, and we’ll make it convenient and simple for you to design a comprehensive insurance package that always offers you the best value for your coverage.
For more information, call us at (888) 995-8986 or request a quote here.
Common Trucking Insurance Questions
How does trucking insurance work?
There are millions of commercial truckers on America’s roadways, and only with the correct insurance can they gain the reassurance that they will have protection against the potentially costly ramifications of these accidents.
Trucking insurance can pay for numerous costs, ranging from the costs of repairing your truck following a wreck, to compensating others affected by an accident. Overall, the right benefits can be instrumental in helping you minimize your losses following hazardous events.
How much insurance does a trucking company need?
Our goal is to provide you with the trucking insurance that is best for your company in all circumstances. You’ll probably need several types of coverage for both physical damage and trucking liabilities:
Recommended physical damage coverage includes:
Collision Insurance: Following a wreck, this coverage can pay for damage to your truck.
Comprehensive Damage Insurance: If your truck sustains damage from a non-accident hazard, such as theft or a vehicle fire, then this coverage pays for the repairs.
Motor Truck Cargo Insurance: If an accident damages the cargo in your truck, then this coverage can ensure you have the funds to compensate those whose property sustained damage.
Non-Owned Trailer Insurance: If you do not own the trailer that you haul, then this coverage pays for its repairs.
Liability insurance options are:
Trucking Liability Insurance: This coverage pays when you are on dispatch and at fault for a wreck. It can pay for third-party property damage and injuries caused by your mistakes.
Non-Trucking Liability Coverage: When you are driving on personal business, this coverage can provide the liability benefits you need.
Bobtail Liability Coverage: When you are driving you truck without a trailer, or with an empty trailer, this coverage ensures you have protection.
Trucking General Liability Insurance: These liability benefits apply when you have parked your truck and are in the process of loading or unloading the vehicle.
Environmental Liability Coverage: If you carry hazardous materials in your vehicle and an accident causes environmental contamination, then this coverage can pay for the costs of cleanup and other financial challenges.
Most commercial truckers must carry minimum levels of trucking insurance as set by state law and by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Generally, you must have at least $750,000 in primary trucking liability insurance, and depending on other factors this requirement might be higher.
Always feel free to discuss your operations with our agents. We’ll guide you through the process of designing the best policy that is in your best interest.
How much does trucking insurance cost?
The cost of your trucking policy can vary considerably based on numerous risk factors. However, we fully understand that the best policy for you is also the one that is the most affordable. By comprehensively researching the policy options of multiple major carriers, we’ll be able to point you in the direction of this policy, and we can still tailor your benefits to provide optimized protection.