We provide comprehensive insurance services to both short and long-haul trucking operations, as well as commercial auto coverage for a wide range of transportation business risks.Contact Us
From a single vehicle to an entire fleet, we offer our retail agents and brokers the power of a dedicated, nationwide commercial transportation team that places more than $644 million in premium annually.
Together, we have the expertise to strategically place coverage for the most complex transportation risks, along with decades of claim management know-how to help your commercial transportation clients better mitigate risks and control insurance costs.
Access to a wide range of transportation markets allows us to customize an insurance program around the needs of your clients, providing a comprehensive, cost-effective insurance solution. Some of the transportation-specific coverages we offer include non-trucking liability, physical damage, motor truck cargo, commercial/public auto liability, commercial auto – not for hire, hired and non-owned auto, non-standard auto, and truckers workers' compensation.
As a company, we have built specialized solutions for unique problems, and our transportation practice uses the expertise of our London-based colleagues at THB Group to market on behalf of our U.S. retail clients. This gives our retail partners the assurance that we are using the full resources within the AmWINS organization to solve their clients’ problems.
In both primary and excess liability, accounts are seeing some increases, but the worst may be behind us. As is typical in the transportation sector, troubled accounts are facing higher costs and placement challenges. In an ever changing marketplace, claims, safety and technology are at the forefront and buyers can no longer simply consider price.
Due to the Doctrine of Negligent Entrustment, the consequences of allowing an employee with a poor driving record to operate any motor vehicle for work purposes extend beyond a possible traffic violation or accident. These seven tips will help you to proactively manage your drivers and maintain your CDL files as part of your fleet safety program.
The engine and cars that come down the track are only a small part of the property of any railroad operation. Property exposures are as diverse and complex as railroads themselves and require a specialized approach to navigate the insurance marketplace.
When a cement truck turns over and pollutes a stream, how is that insured’s exposure addressed? If a freight hauler is unloading drums of soap and one of those drums turns over and spills into a storm drain, how will the insured be protected? In the environmental marketplace, carriers will offer transportation pollution liability coverage to address these exposures.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration mandate which requires nearly all U.S. truck operators to use electronic logging devices (ELDs) to track duty status has been upheld in court and will take effect December 16, 2017. The mandate will impact not just the trucking industry, but the trucking insurance sector as well.
Finding coverage for an experienced motor carrier with an above average safety history should be an easy task. However, coverage is often determined by the way a risk is presented - and interpreted. Usage of tools like Central Analysis Bureau (CAB) reports can.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is considering a proposal for regulations that would increase the minimum insurance limits for motor carriers - a change that could significantly affect smaller trucking companies.
Motor carriers must continually battle the Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the public misperception its data creates, which often leads to higher premiums and difficulty obtaining coverage. Is there a clear solution to the problem?