The Insurance Advisor Can Shop for the Best Insurance Protection at the Right Price
Virginia and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have specific insurance requirements for tractor trailers. Some coverages are required by law, like primary liability, and others, such as physical damage coverage, are just smart to have.
The Insurance Advisor is a leader in providing all-inclusive programs for Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia. Our licensed agents have more than 60 years combined experience with automobile liability, general liability, physical damage, motor truck cargo, and workers compensation insurance. As a business owner who relies on transportation for a living, we understand the importance of having the right insurance in place.
The Insurance Advisor can help you protect your source of revenue, with coverages designed for professional truck drivers and trucking operations. We offer transportation insurance for most types of trucks, including Box trucks, Semi trucks, Flatbed trucks, Front loaders, Tank trucks, Tractors, Dump trucks, Auto hauler trailers, Garbage trucks, Pickup trucks, Flatbed trailers, and more.
Because trucking is a unique industry, insurance carriers offer different types of risks. Our agents have access to multiple carriers that offer exclusive coverages and options to choose from. We can shop your insurance for you and find a company that is competitive with your specific insurance situation.
Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia include:
General Liability Insurance – covers damages to another person resulting from an accident you cause. Coverages Include:
- Bodily Injury and Property Damage Liability
- Personal Injury and Advertising Injury Liability
- Medical Payments
- Products / Completed Operations
- Damage to Premises Rented to You – Note: Coverage available for 7 days or less
Primary Liability Insurance – covers the damage you might do to other people or property. Primary Liability Insurance does not cover you or your truck, theft or bodily injury. Click here to learn about the minimum amount of primary liability insurance that is set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
Motor Truck Cargo Coverage – provides insurance on the goods hauled by a For-hire trucker. It covers your liability for cargo that is lost or damaged due to causes such as fire, collision, or striking of a load. If you are in an accident, commercial cargo insurance will pay for destruction or damage to the load that is being carried.
Removal Expense Coverage – protects you if your load is accidentally dumped on a roadway or waterway. The coverage pays for the cost to remove debris or extract pollutants caused by the debris.
Sue and Labor Coverage – pays for costs related to preventing further loss to damaged cargo, legal expenses in the defense or settlement of claims.
Earned Freight Coverage – pays for the freight charges the customer loses because of not delivering a load.
Our agents will sit down with you to discuss the different Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia and help you determine what best meets your situation. Additional coverages include:
- Trailer Interchange
- Medical Payments
- Uninsured Motorist
- Workers Compensation
- Trucking Umbrella
- Physical Damage
- Bobtail Insurance and Non Trucking Liability Insurance
As a business owner, you want to be sure to get the best value for your money. And to get the best value, there are actions you can take to prove to the insurance companies you are a responsible driver and/or business owner. Detailed record keeping will not only help the business owner stay organized, but will give you the upper hand when searching for the best insurance rates. Nonetheless, best practices for a trucking company should include maintaining a list of vehicle types, vehicle uses, recording the mileage of each vehicle and the distance each vehicle travels each year.
As your partner in business, The Insurance Advisor is dedicated to providing you with the right transportation insurance solutions. Whether you are an owner-operator or manage a full fleet, give us a call for a free consultation on your trucking business.
Click here for the Virginia Trucking Guide.