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Trucking Insurance

The trucking industry is rapidly changing. State and federal regulations are putting an increased burden on trucking companies. Insurance companies are turning to publicly available safety scores and inspection data to determine insurance rates. As enforcement increases the cost to do business as a trucking company does, too. Some of the kinds of trucking clients Erb and Young works with are:

  • “Long Haul” interstate carriers
  • Intrastate carriers
  • Produce haulers
  • Heavy equipment haulers with low boy trailers
  • Tow trucks and wreckers
  • Livestock haulers
  • Refrigerated goods haulers (Reefers)
  • Box trucks
  • Straight trucks and more

Erb and Young cares about their trucking clients and helps with more than simply buying insurance. Truckers have to deal with so much more than picking up, hauling, and delivering goods. Trucking companies must deal with Department of Transportation and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regulations on a daily basis. Complying with these regulations can be very difficult without the right support. In addition to complying with regulations Improving on, or maintaining an excellent DOT inspection history is key to maintain profits. Being put “Out of Service” can lead to lost revenue. Un-satisfactory inspections lead to high CSA scores and high insurance premiums.

Erb and Young helps its trucking clients comply with regulations and keep costs low. A few of the things Erb and Young provides its trucking clients with are:

  • Access to free or low cost electronic monitoring devices from certain insurance companies
  • Guides to Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration forms
  • Guides to help truckers prepare for DOT inspections
  • Guides to keep CSA scores low
  • Fleet safety manuals and policies
  • Claim reporting guidelines
  • Driver training resources
  • Vehicle inspection checklists
  • Driver quick start programs
  • Driver Safety newsletters and flyers

Knowing the industry and getting coverage from the right company is the next step Erb and Young takes to help trucking companies manage costs. Trained Erb and Young agents work with many insurance companies and brokers throughout the country in order to find affordable coverage that fits the needs of the trucker. The coverages that Erb and Young can provide to trucking clients include:

  • Trucking Liability
  • Physical Damage to tractors and trailers
  • Cargo Coverage
  • Bobtail coverage
  • Workers Comp
  • General Liability and more

If your rates went up or your current agent isn’t a help, Erb and Young wants to earn your business…