Commercial Truck Insurance in Colorado

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From box trucks and semis to front loaders and flatbeds, LSI Insurance Agency has you covered. Our Colorado commercial truck insurance experts can help you find the commercial trucking insurance you need in Colorado to keep you and your drivers safe on the road.

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About Commercial Truck Insurance

The commercial trucking industry is one of the most regulated industries in the United States. And for good reason. It’s big and diverse and poses many potential safety issues to the general public.

As a result, insurance requirements for commercial truckers and their employers seems really complex too. But it’s actually pretty straightforward.

The types of coverage you’ll need will depend on whether you’re an owner operator, motor carrier, or private carrier.

Owner Operator Insurance

Owner operator insurance is for drivers who work under permanent lease to a motor carrier or who work under their own authority.

If you work under permanent lease, your insurance needs will be determined by your lease agreement. Typically, a motor carrier will provide liability insurance to cover injuries or damages to other people or property if you are at fault for an accident while under dispatch.

As an owner operator under permanent lease, you may need to purchase your own non-trucking liability insurance, physical damage coverage, and motor truck cargo insurance. Some motor carriers provide these types of coverage in addition to liability insurance, but you can often find better deals if you purchase them with the help of an independent insurance agent.

If you work under you own authority, you will be responsible for purchasing your own liability insurance in addition to the coverage options listed above. Your independent agent can help you determine which insurance products you will need for your business.

Motor Carrier Insurance

Motor carrier insurance is coverage for companies that employ commercial truck drivers.

As a motor carrier, you are required by law to purchase liability insurance for your drivers. Liability insurance coverage includes bodily injury insurance and property damage coverage.

To ensure you have the best coverage for your drivers and trucks, you may want to consider purchasing some of the optional motor carrier insurance coverages, including:

  • Physical damage coverage
  • Medical payments insurance
  • Uninsured motorist coverage
  • Motor truck cargo insurance

An independent agent can help you determine which coverages make the most sense for your business.

Private Carrier Insurance

If you haul goods in your own truck for your company or an employer, you will most likely need private carrier insurance.

There are several different types of private trucking insurance available, including:

  • Liability insurance
  • Physical damage coverage
  • Medical payments insurance

Need help determining the best options for you? Request a free quote or call us at 720-685-3438 for immediate assistance. Our Colorado truck insurance experts will help you find the right coverage for you at price you can afford.

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