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Co-Founder of Alternatives Insurance Group is re-branding AIF to The Insurance Advisor

The Insurance Advisor now offers more competitive products and solutions for Virginia consumers, including Virginia Auto Insurance, Life Insurance, Home Insurance and Business Insurance.

Contact The Insurance Advisor for more information (804) 638-9024 and click the image below to read the full article!

The Insurance Advisor Auto Insurance, Home Insurance, Business Insurance | (804) 638-9024

 


 

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Marc Majnerich, co-founder of Alternatives Insurance Group, is re-branding Alternatives Insurance of Chesterfield to The Insurance Advisor. This change is one of the many to come. The Insurance Advisor opened in 2002 as a full service independent insurance agency and a corporate location member of Alternatives Insurance Group, a group membership organization of local St Louis area insurance agencies founded in 1992. The licensed insurance agents have a combined 70+ years of experience and are dedicated to provide personal and business insurance tools, resources and the most current technology. Each year, their licensed professionals maintain the certified educational requirements required by the Virginia Bureau of Insurance. The team continues to add products to specifically meet Virginia residents needs.

“Less is more” is the idea of the re-brand design concept. Less relates to narrowing down the available insurance products to a handful of key partners. Safeco, Travelers and Progressive will likely be the top three, out of more than 15 carriers, for years to come. More relates to reducing the number of carriers is a value-added benefit in that the agents and staff members are able to stay on top of current trends, stay educated and up to date on all represented carrier partner underwriter practices for each carrier that is represented by The Insurance Advisor. In fact, a large part of the success of local captives is the fact they know the ins and outs of one single company, and they know the ins and outs very well.

In addition to the new brand and eye catching design, The Insurance Advisor has incorporated a custom Client Portal allowing clients to access basic policy information, quick link to the carriers and their insurance documents 24/7. The Insurance Advisor also offers a web based Consumers Rater for Virginia consumers looking for instant personal lines quotes from Safeco, Travelers, The Hartford, Progressive, EMC, MetLife and several other A+ carriers. “Our use of technology allows us to have fewer staff members yet still provide the highest quality efficiency and superior service to our clients and prospects.”, reports Marc Majnerich, owner of The Insurance Advisor. The Insurance Advisor as a whole, is the single largest annual net written premium volume agency of the Alternatives Insurance Group.

Get instant quotes or policy access, anywhere, anytime, any device.

“Over the next few years, I plan on reaching out to strong regional insurance carriers in order to fill voids. I think offering quality products to consumers which prefer buying from local independents and regional insurance carriers will become more and more common. Buying power will be shifting from baby boomers to millennials.. and our goal to be prepared to communicate and offer technology based features as well as allow clients to dial our direct extensions with the push of a button or clicking their mouse… In fact, the new world of impatient consumers refuse to hold or verbally ask for their agent. They simply want direct contact immediately or elect to no contact at all.”, says Marc Majnerich of The Insurance Advisor.

The Insurance Advisor is a supporting member of the Virginia Association of Insurance Agents and committed to the Trusted Choice Pledge.

 

Virginia Auto Insurance Education | (804) 638-9024

Definitions, Premiums and Deductibles

The Insurance Advisor | Virginia Auto Insurance Education | (804) 638-9024The Insurance Advisor is not only an insurance agency, our licensed agents care about our clients’ well-being. We provide the tools and resources necessary for consumers to receive the proper Virginia Auto Insurance Education.  Helping you understand your policy is our duty as a Trusted Choice Agent.

As part of our Virginia Auto Insurance Education, we have included the basic information about your auto insurance policy. We encourage you to schedule a free review your individual policy for specific details on coverages, terms, limits, conditions, and exclusions.

Starting with the Basics

An insurance policy is a contract between a policy holder and an insurance company.  All policies are unilateral in that the policy holder pays the insurance company a premium. The purpose of an auto insurance policy is to make one whole, or return the policy holder back to their original condition prior to a covered financial loss.  For example: you own a 2015 vehicle with actual cash value of $20,000 and the car was totaled by a covered peril.  The recovery amount is limited to the amount of the actual loss incurred, and not the actual cash value – or replacement cost less depreciation.

Laws and Regulations

Virginia law requires motorists to have auto insurance.  No owner of a motor vehicle registered in Virginia may operate, register, or maintain registration of a motor vehicle, or permit another person to operate the vehicle, unless the owner maintains the required liability coverage.

* Proof of insurance shall be carried in the insured motor vehicle at all times. *

Virginia law requires all drivers to carry some types of coverage – at least state minimum – in the amount of $25,000 because of bodily injury to or death of 1 person in any 1 accident and, subject to the limit for 1 person, $50,000 because of bodily injury to or death of 2 or more persons in any 1 accident, and $10,000 because of injury to or destruction of property of others in any 1 accident.

The Auto Insurance Policy

The Insurance Advisor | Virginia Auto Insurance Education | (804) 638-9024There are 6 primary components to your auto insurance policy and our licensed agents can help you determine the best coverages you need for your situation with a price that meets your budget.  For example: if you have 2 teenage drivers on your policy and own a $500,000 home – we would recommend enough coverage for a loss up to $500,000 so that your mortgage is covered in case of loss.

Liability Insurance protects you, the insured/policy holder, against a claim made by another party, and covers the insured’s legal responsibility to body and property damage.

  • Bodily injury liability (BI) insurance covers you if you cause an accident in which someone else is injured. Your policy is designed to pay claims for each person injured in an accident, and limits the total paid per occurrence.
  • Property damage liability (PD) insurance covers you when you damage someone else’s property. For example, your property damage will pay out when you are at fault for an accident that causes damage to someone else’s car.
  • Collision insurance pays for damage to your car if you run into another object. This coverage is not required by law, although your bank may require it if you have a lien on your car. This is commonly known as “full coverage”.
  • Comprehensive insurance covers you in case your car is damaged other than a collision. The covered perils include hail, fire, theft, flood, earthquake, explosion, falling objects, and encounters with wildlife, such as deer. Comprehensive is optional coverage and you may choose your deductible amount.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured motorist (UM/UIM) insurance covers your expenses when you are hit by a driver who does not carry adequate, if any, auto insurance. Our agents always recommend carrying uninsured/underinsured motorist insurance so that you are not left with a financial loss because of someone else’s negligence to carry auto insurance.
  • Medical insurance coverage (Med Pay/MPC) acts as primary coverage for medical expenses you and your passengers incur if injured in a motor vehicle accident, regardless who’s at fault. Med pay can help you pay your bills as soon as they are incurred.

Cost of Insurance

The Insurance Advisor | Virginia Auto Insurance Education | (804) 638-9024Insurance premiums are determined by the statistics of a large group of people who share the same risk. Many factors can affect your premium, and they all help determine how likely you are to have an accident.  Click here for more information from the Insurance Information Institute.  Some of the factors that will be used to determine the cost of insurance can include your driving record, how much you drive, your age, the type of car you drive, etc.  Insurance companies obtain the ratio of exposure by analyzing industry activities and driver statistics.  For example: if you live in an area where the average age of drivers is 45 years and they have decent driving records; the risk is slim, therefore calculating a lower premium.  It’s not that simple, but you get the idea.

The Deductible

A deductible on an auto insurance policy is the amount of money you agree to pay for damages before the insurance company provides payment towards the damage/loss.  Choosing a higher deductible means there is less risk of a payout for the insurance company, and so you may pay smaller premiums.  The Insurance Advisor can help you make an informed decision on how to choose your deductible. Everyone’s situation is different and we understand some may be able to afford a larger deductible, others may not.

 

Contact one of our professional agents to schedule a free auto policy review and we’ll make certain you have the best coverage at the best price!  (804) 638-9024


Insurance Terms & Definitions

National Association of Insurance Commissioners provides a glossary of insurance terms and definitions that are commonly used in the insurance business.

The definitions in this glossary are developed by the NAIC Research and Actuarial Department staff based on various insurance references. Some words and/or phrases may be defined differently by other entities, or used in a context such that the definition shown may not be applicable.

Virginia Earthquake Insurance | (804) 638-9024

Virginia Department of Insurance Suggests 

Homeowners Should Consider Buying Earthquake Coverage

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According to an article published by the Virginia Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions & Professional Registration, many Virginiaans are having trouble getting Virginia Earthquake Insurance Coverage. Recent insurance data demonstrates that southeast Virginia is experiencing an insurance coverage crisis.

Click here to read the full article on Department of Insurance Website.

Contact The Insurance Advisor today for a free insurance review and we’ll help you determine if you qualify for Virginia Earthquake Insurance.

Watch the earthquake preparedness videos created by Virginia school children!

 

Helpful Resources:

http://www.nehrp.gov/library/plan_prepare.htm

http://www.fema.gov

http://earthquake.usgs.gov

http://www.ready.gov/kit

http://dnr.mo.gov/geology/geosrv/earthquakes.htm

http://www.redcross.org

http://www.nhc.noaa.gov

http://www.eas.slu.edu/Earthquake_Center

 


The Insurance Advisor® of Chesterfield is a full service Independent Insurance Agency representing many of Virginia’s premier personal and commercial insurance carriers. We assess risks and shop for companies to find the best coverage for the lowest price. With a combined experience of over 60 years in the Chesterfield Virginia insurance industry, our agents are knowledgeable and competent specializing in autohome, renters, boat, motorcycle, business automobile, workers compensation, and general liability.

We serve all of Saint Louis and Jefferson counties including Chesterfield, High Ridge, Arnold, Imperial, Valley Park, Ballwin, Eureka, Pacific, House Springs, Hillsboro, Sunset Hills and St. Clair. Our professional insurance agents at The Insurance Advisor can help you get the best value for your fundamental insurance needs.

The Virginia Department of Insurance, Financial Institutions and Professional Registration (DIFP) is responsible for consumer protection through the regulation of financial industries and professionals. The department’s seven divisions work to enforce state regulations both efficiently and effectively while encouraging a competitive environment for industries and professions to ensure consumers have access to quality products.

 

Dump Truck Insurance | Chesterfield Virginia (804) 638-9024

The Insurance Advisor Specializes in Transportation Insurance

Dump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor | (804) 638-9024If you use a dump truck in Chesterfield Virginia, to haul asphalt, loose materials or remove construction debris, or snow and ice, etc…, you need Dump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia. Depending on what you haul, you may need specialized commercial vehicle insurance also.

Virginia dump truck insurance coverages may vary among Insurance Carriers, so it is important that you work with an Agent that represents multiple, top-rated Transportation Insurance Companies.

The Insurance Advisor is a full service insurance agency that has many years of experience with Virginia Dump Truck Insurance. Our connections with some of the leading Virginia dump truck insurance carriers allows us to provide the coverages your business needs.

Dump Truck owners and operators can save time from searching, and allow our insurance agents to shop your Virginia dump truck insurance to find the right coverages at the best price. The Insurance Advisor works with dump truck private contractors, those who owns a single dump truck, and business owners who own a full fleet of heavy-duty commercial hauling vehicles.  We work with our carriers to insure Super Dump Trucks, Heavy Duty Haulers, Salt, Sand and Gravel Trucks, Six and Ten Wheelers, and more.

How Much Is Dump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia?

Dump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia Premiums can vary based on a number of factors that the Department of Insurance considers.  These include:

  • The dump truck itself,
  • what you’re hauling,
  • where you’re hauling it,
  • the driving records of whomever is driving the dump truck,
  • personal items anyone may be carrying in the cab, and
  • the length of time a driver has been operating the type of dump truck they want to insure.

If you’re hauling hazardous materials, chemicals or explosives, it will increase your dump truck insurance premium. And if you haul aggregate, we recommend sand and gravel haulers insurance, too.

Don’t Risk Not Having The Right Protection

Dump truck drivers should have at least the mandatory coverage required to operate commercial vehicles.  The basic policy should include bodily injury and property damage liability coverage amounts required by state law.

Dump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor | (804) 638-9024Current Federal liability limit minimums for commercial vehicles are as follows:

  • Freights
    • $750,000 to $5,000,000 depending on what is being transported
  • Vehicles weighing less than 10,001 lbs. transporting non-hazardous freight
    • $300,000
  • Passenger vehicles
    • $5,000,000
  • Passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of 15 passengers or fewer
    • $1,500,000

Our agents will examine your business needs and customize a Virginia Dump Truck Insurance commercial vehicle policy that best meets your needs.  Additional dump truck insurance coverages we discuss with our clients include:

  • Non-trucking insurance: This coverage is designed for independent owner/operators with contract jobs. It provides liability insurance if you should be involved in an accident in your truck during off-work hours.
  • Motor truck general liability insurance: This coverage will protect you from liability for damage you cause to your customer’s property while operating your vehicle on their grounds.
  • Physical damage insurance: This additional coverage provides compensation for any damage to your dump truck, and is usually required by dealerships if you are leasing your vehicle.
  • Motor truck cargo insurance: If the cargo you will be hauling on your truck is valuable, you may be required to carry motor truck cargo insurance.
  • Collision insurance: This will cover the repair of damage to your dump truck if you collide with another vehicle or object.
  • Fire and theft insurance: This comprehensive insurance will provide compensation for damages to your vehicle from fire or theft.
  • Environmental insurance: This insurance will cover certain pollution-related losses and fines and the costs for restoration and clean-up, if necessary.
  • Rental reimbursement / downtime insurance: If your truck is damaged in an accident, this coverage will allow you to continue your business operations while your truck is being repaired or will cover business losses if continuation is not possible.
  • Off-season comprehensive only insurance: If your business is seasonal, this will save you money while protecting your vehicle while it is not in use.

We’re Not Like Other Insurance Agencies

Dump truck owners are required to have a financial responsibility filing that shows proof they are properly insured to protect them and other drivers from such high-risk situations.  Our agents  have the knowledge to assist drivers with the state and federal commercial auto insurance filings and will be happy to process the required state filings on your behalf.

  • BMC-32 filingDump Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor | (804) 638-9024
  • BMC-34 filing
  • BMC-91 and BMC-91X filing
  • MCS-90 form
  • Intrastate Truck Filings
  • Form E filing
  • Form F filing
  • Form H filing
  • Form K filing

 

Contact one of our licensed insurance agents to schedule a free insurance evaluation or call now (804) 638-9024.

 

Dump Truck Insurance Resources

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

US Department of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

The National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov/

Directory of State Patrol and State Police
https://www.statetroopersdirectory.com

Virginia State DOTs
www.modot.org/

Virginia State MVRs
www.dor.mo.gov/mvdl/

PRESS RELEASE About Virginia Transportation Insurance

The Insurance Advisor Expands Services to Include Virginia Transportation Insurance.

The Insurance Advisor is committed to the transportation industry and helping business owners and operators with insurance coverages, insurance laws, compliance and regulations. It is more important than ever for professional drivers and trucking companies to keep informed of new transportation regulatory activities.

Click here to read this PRESS RELEASE About Virginia Transportation Insurance that was published by Great American Financial Resources.

The Insurance Advisor Offers Transportation and Livery Coverages for Trucking, Limo and Taxi Cab owners, operators and fleets.

 

 

Tow Truck Insurance Chesterfield Virginia | (804) 638-9024

We Will Shop Your Tow Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia!

Tow Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024If you have been searching for ” Tow Truck Insurance Chesterfield Virginia “, your search is over.  The Insurance Advisor has agents who specialize in Transportation Insurance Services, and they know almost as much about your business as you do.  Our agents have relationships with many Virginia Transportation Insurance Carriers, which allows us to shop Towing insurance for you and customize your policy to meet your needs.

Tow truck owners who do not carry the proper insurance coverages are taking a huge risk.  If you are involved in an accident and a car you are towing skids into another vehicle, you would be responsible for paying medical expenses and property damages related to the accident.  Insurance is especially important if you operate your tow truck in inclement weather or tow vehicles that may have hazardous materials on board.

~ Accidents Happen and That is Why it is SO Important to Protect Your Livelihood ~  

Commercial drivers and truckers must carry tow truck insurance.   If you do not, you will be responsible for property and bodily injury damages that exceed the amount of insurance your policy will pay.  Bodily Injury and Property Damage Coverages are standard forms of liability insurance that all motor vehicle owners are required to carry by Virginia law.  Failure to keep the minimum insurance requirements on your tow truck could result in fines and/or you could have your commercial driver’s license suspended.

There are several types of businesses that need Tow Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia.  Our agents will work directly with:

  1. Roadside Service ProvidersTowing Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024
  2. Auto Salvage Companies
  3. Auto Club Contractors
  4. Rotational Towing
  5. Auto Repair Shops
  6. Auto Body Shops
  7. Car Dealerships
  8. Police Towing and Impound Lots
  9. And More! – Give us a call and ask!

Alert:  Not All Tow Truck Insurance Is The Same

Virginia tow truck insurance coverages may vary among Insurance Carriers, so it is important that you work with an Agent that represents multiple, top-rated Transportation Insurance Companies.  Agents with The Insurance Advisor can also customize your Business Auto and Garage Legal Liability policy to fit your Towing Service business needs.

Basic Business Auto Coverages

Tow Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024

  • Bodily Injury protects you in case you cause an accident in which another person is injured. It covers the damages that you’re legally responsible for, and provides a legal defense if someone sues you for damages.
  • Property Damage covers your legal responsibility for damages to the property of others caused by collision with your car. In an accident, the “property of others” is usually another car, but it also covers damage to public and private property such as road signs, bridges or buildings, up to the limits written into the policy. 
  • Fire and Theft Coverage provides protection for your vehicle in case it is damaged by specific, non-collision incidents. Specific circumstances include fire, theft, windstorm or hail, earthquake, lightning, flood, vandalism and collision with an animal.
  • Collision and Comprehensive Coverage insurance protects you if your tow truck is damaged due to a non-auto accident related event. Comprehensive insurance, as well as fire and theft insurance, would protect you if your tow truck was stolen or damaged due to a fire.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage protects you in the event that you or your tow truck incur damages caused by another driver who did not have enough, or any, auto insurance to cover the damages that were made to you or to your tow truck.

Tow Truck Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024

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On-Hook Towing Insurance

This coverage will help pay for damages to vehicles you are towing.  The on-hook coverage is generally provided by the garage keepers legal liability (GKLL) endorsement (see below). The GKLL limit is a blanket limit that applies to all towing vehicles on the policy.

Garage Keepers Legal Liability Insurance

This will cover vehicles you are storing for clients.  The GLL insurance is usually provided as an automatic endorsement that is added to the Business Auto coverage. This liability coverage covers loss of, or physical damage to vehicles being towed, and while in your care, custody, or control and is designed for towing and wrecker service businesses.  As mentioned above, the on-hook coverage of garage keepers’ legal liability insurance provides coverage for a non-owned vehicle that you are towing.

Miscellaneous Property Floater

A miscellaneous property floater covers your business personal property that is in transit such as tools and other cargo that you have in your tow truck. This coverage will protect against risks of direct physical loss or damage to your scheduled covered property.

Motor Truck Cargo Insurance

Tow Truck and Wrecker Service Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024

Motor Truck Cargo insurance is provided via an endorsement to insure items other than motor vehicles licensed for road use.  This coverage provides legal liability for towing companies while transporting property (cargo) of others.  Since the towing operator is seen as a common carrier, they are responsible for the safe delivery of the goods they are transporting (customer’s vehicles and the contents of the vehicle), and thus owe a very high degree of care to their customer.

Business Income & Extra Expense Insurance

Business income insurance & expense coverages will reimburse your towing business for loss of income and profits if your property is damaged from a covered peril and out-of-service.  The coverage continues until the property can be restored or replaced, or until the limit has been reached. The extra expense coverage includes extra expenses that business must make during the time of loss such as rent, mortgage payments, taxes, and utility services.

Tow Truck Commercial Auto Insurance Filings

Different Trucking Operations require different filings.  Do Not Worry–We help our clients with the State and Federal Transportation Insurance Filing Forms including those listed below.

Federal Truck Filings and Forms

  • BMC-32 filing
  • BMC-34 filingTow Truck and Wrecker Service Insurance in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor  (804) 638-9024
  • BMC-91 and BMC-91X filing
  • MCS-90 form

Intrastate Truck Filings

  • Form E filing
  • Form F filing
  • Form H filing
  • Form K filing

Tow Truck Insurance Resources

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

US Department of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

The National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov/

Directory of State Patrol and State Police
https://www.statetroopersdirectory.com

Virginia State DOTs and MVRs
www.modot.org/
www.dor.mo.gov/mvdl/

The Insurance Advisor is a supporting member of the Virginia Association of Insurance Agents and committed to the Trusted Choice® Pledge.  Our agents will work with you to help you understand your  Virginia Tow Truck Insurance options and review your risks to ensure you are properly protected.  Contact us today for a free evaluation of your current policy and risk assessment.

 

Additional Insurance Coverages Our Agents Can Offer You

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Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia | (804) 638-9024

The Insurance Advisor Can Shop for the Best Insurance Protection at the Right Price

Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor | (804) 638-9024Virginia 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:

Trucking Insurance Coverages in Chesterfield Virginia | The Insurance Advisor | (804) 638-9024General 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.

(804) 638-9024

Additional Resources:

Virginia Department of Transportation

Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles

Virginia Trucking Association

Virginia Department of Insurance

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Click here for the Virginia Trucking Guide.

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The Insurance Advisor

A Virginia Independent Insurance Agency

The Insurance Advisor is a full service Virginia Independent Insurance Agency with locations in Richmond, Petersburg, and Chesterfield Virginia.  We represent many top-rated Virginia insurance companies and can find the best coverage for the price.  You get the best value for the Virginia insurance coverages you need.

For our clients’ convenience, our Insurance Agents are available in and out of the office and during non office hours.  Yes,  we give our clients our cell phone numbers. We also answer our office phone–no multi-layered prompts.  We are dedicated to providing the most exceptional and timely customer service in the industry.

A few Virignia Insurance Companies we represent include:  AIC,  Allied,  Anthem,  Arrowhead,  Augusta Mutual,  Blue Cross Blue Shield,  BTIS, CNA,  Dairyland,  Donegal,  Encompass,  Foremost,  Grange,  Hagerty,  Humana;  Kemper,  Main Street,  Lincoln Financial,  Mercury,  MetLife Auto & Home,  Mutual of Omaha, NetComp,  Safeco,  Starr DoveTail, Tapco,  The Hartford, The Tower Group,  Titan,  Travelers,  and many more.

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“We Do The Shopping For You”

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For Your Business

Our Virginia Business Insurance offerings include products and risk management services–we are your full service Virginia insurance solution–from commercial property and casualty to employee benefits–we have you covered.  There is no need to have multiple agencies to provide the Virginia Commerical Insurance coverages and services for your business.

For Your Personal Life

Our Virginia Personal Insurance and Financial Services offerings also include insurance products and risk management services–we are your full service Virginia insurance solution–from auto, home, boat, RV, motorcycle, and power sports to health, life, and fixed annuities–we have you covered.  There is no need to have multiple agencies to provide the Virginia insurance coverages and financial services for your personal needs.

The Best Value and Customer Service 

The Insurance Advisor agents combine years of experience and top-rated companies and products to provide exceptional service and value to our clients.  Our trained, professional staff will do the research, analysis, and shopping for you.  You save time and money and get the best value for the Virginia insurance and services you need.

Call or visit our office today for a free, no obligation risk assessment and quote.

(804) 638-9024

 Let us do the research and find the best value for the Virginia insurance you need.

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Press Release: The Insurance Advisor is the 2013, 2014, and now the 2015  Best of Richmond Award recipient for the Insurance Company category.

 

The Insurance Advisor is Awarded "2015 Best of Richmond" for the Insurance Category.

The Insurance Advisor, LLC is the “2015 Best of Richmond Award” recipient for the Virginia Insurance Company category. This makes the third year in a row we have received this award (2013, 2014, & 2015)!  Thanks to our clients, carriers, service providers, Smart Choice, and associates!!

The Richmond Award Program is an annual awards program honoring the achievements and accomplishments of local businesses throughout the area. Recognition is given to those companies that have shown the ability to use their best practices and implemented programs to generate competitive advantages and long-term value.

Each year, the Richmond Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the area a great place to live, work and play.