With nearly 100,000 road accidents and over 1,000 traffic-related deaths in 2020, how can Arizonan truckers protect themselves? The answer: tow truck insurance. Carrying sufficient coverage covers third-party claims liabilities, first-party damages, and hauled cargo complications stemming from road accidents.
Tow truck insurance in Arizona is relatively inexpensive. Seasoned truckers with excellent driving histories can minimize their premiums to under $3,000 per annum. However, high-risk truckers might have to shell out over $6,000 for the same coverages.
Insurance providers vary their rates based on risk. They classify Arizonian truckers as a high-risk entity if they:
Overall, the key to minimizing your insurance premiums is risk management. Build a solid, reputable company that carries minimal risks so that companies see you as an insurable institution.
To ensure that you receive fair estimates, compare the insurance rates of at least three to four providers. Avoid companies that overcharge their clients. Similarly, stay wary of providers that offer inexplicably low rates as they might have poor financial ratings or limited coverages.
Are you having trouble deciding how much insurance is needed when hauling private vehicles? Assured Standard can help with your calculations. Read our piece explaining the coverage necessary when hauling vehicles with a pickup truck.
Ora Price is a licensed insurance producer. Since she majored in Finance at the University of San Diego, she knows how to deal with both clients and insurance providers alike.