You spend a lot of money on your trucking business, so you want to be sure it's protected. After all, your truck is your livelihood - that's why motor carrier insurance designed specifically for for-hire truckers is so important. Choosing the right motor carrier coverage is the best way to protect your investment and your business. Truck insurance from Insuremytruck.net and Allwood Insurance will not only protect your business and provide the coverage you need, it offers you some of the best rates in the industry, 24x7 policy assistance, and superior claims service, too.
Many motor carriers use permanently leased independent contractors. If you are one of these for-hire owner-operators, you may receive Primary Liability insurance under your Motor Carrier’s authority. However, you may still need to purchase “Contingent” or Non-Trucking Liability insurance, as well as Physical Damage coverage for your vehicle. There are many for-hire truck insurance options. Read below to learn more about the types of motor carrier insurance coverages you or your contractors may need.
Liability insurance is a mandatory motor carrier insurance coverage that pays for damages you cause to other people and their property. Liability insurance coverages for motor carriers includes Bodily Injury insurance and Property Damage coverage.
To make sure you have the best protection for your truck when you’re on the road, you should also consider purchasing some of the optional motor carrier insurance coverages:
To operate under your own authority, motor carriers must often meet various financial responsibility regulations based on the weight of vehicles operated and commodities hauled. Insuremytruck.net makes it easy to obtain motor carrier filings for your required levels of financial responsibility. From the Form E to MCS-90 filing, Insuremytruck.net can help. Once you obtain your motor carrier authority, we'll take care of the rest. Our carriers even file all of the paperwork for you.