Commercial Auto Insurance
Who's Covered Under My Commercial Auto Policy?
Article describing who is covered as an "insured" under a typical commercial auto policy
Insuring Non-owned Autos
Insuring non-owned autos under a commercial auto policy
Commercial Auto Coverage - Hired Auto
Hired auto coverage is commercial auto coverage that provides coverage to you, or your business, when operating a vehicle you do not own or that is not registered to you.
Insuring Hired Autos for Liability and Physical Damage
An article for small business owners about hired autos and how to insured them under a commercial auto policy for liability and physical damage
What are Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Coverages?
An overview of the coverage afforded by uninsured and underinsured motorist endorsements, and what small business owners should consider before purchasing these coverages.
A discussion of the omnibus clause found under the liability section of the standard commercial auto policy.
Questions To Ask Before Your Business Rents An Auto
An article outlining some questions to ask before your business rents or hires an auto
The meaning of bodily injury, as this term is used in commercial liability policies.
Explanation of the term "property damage" within the context of general liability and commercial auto coverage.
Waiver of Subrogation under Liability, Auto and Workers Compensation Policies
An article for small business owners about waivers of subrogation under general liability, commercial auto and workers compensation policies.
The Lowdown on Automatic Braking Systems
An article on the pro's and con's of the automatic braking system (a type of front crash prevention system) that has recently become available on some vehicles.
Insuring Volunteer Workers
An article for small business owners about the risks that volunteer workers create for non-profit organizations and how these risk can be addressed by commercial insurance.
Pollution! What's Excluded Under Your Commercial Auto Policy?
An article for small business owners that describes what's excluded under the standard commercial auto policy via the pollution exclusion.
Commercial Auto Rating
An article for small business owners about commercial auto rating, and how liability and physical damage premiums are derived.
Personal Coverages Under a Commercial Auto Policy
An article for small business owners about the Individual Named Insured endorsement that is available to sole proprietors under a commercial auto policy.
An explanation of "coverage territory," a term that is found in many commercial policies including auto, liability, property, and workers compensation.
Adding Family Auto Coverage for Named Individuals
An article for small business owners about Drive Other Car Coverage, which is designed to cover employees and other individuals who have been furnished a company car and have no personal auto coverage.
Pollution Coverage Under a Commercial Auto Policy
An article for small business owners that describes the coverage afforded by the standard commercial auto policy for pollution-related losses via exceptions to the pollution exclusion.
A discussion of the meaning of the word "negligence" within the context of general liability insurance.
What is No-fault Auto Insurance?
An article for small business owners that describes auto no-fault laws and personal injury protection coverage.
Auto Versus Mobile Equipment - What's the Difference?
An article for small business owners about the difference between autos and mobile equipment under commercial auto and general liability policies.
An explanation of the term "pollutants," which is the basis of the pollution exclusions found in commercial insurance policies.
Insured Contract - Commercial Auto Policy
Did you know that a commercial auto policy covers contractual liability? The policy covers liability you assume under certain types of contracts, which are explained here.
Purchase Commercial Auto Business Insurance
Commercial auto insurance is one of the most critical coverages for your business insurance and risk management program. Before you add a commercial auto policy to your business insurance program, consider the following points and discuss them with your insurance professional.
Hazards of Hail
Hailstones can cause serious damage to buildings and personal property. Here's a summary of what you should know about the risks of hail.
Employer Non-Owned Car Liability Coverage
The Employer Non-Owned Car Liability Coverage is business insurance that protects your business when employees operate their own auto as part of their employment.
Commercial Auto Insurance Websites
Online insurance quotes are available from many insurance companies. This is a listing of online insurance quote sites.
Do I Need Commercial Auto Coverage?
Your business needs commercial auto coverage if it uses any titled vehicles in its business.
Diminution in Value
Find out how diminution in value can reduce the amount of the loss payment you receive following a loss.
Should Older Workers Drive on the Job?
A blog for small business owners about auto accident fatality rates of older workers and whether they should be permitted to drive on the job.