Standard insurance providers have stringent guidelines about insuring long-haul drivers since long-distance trips are riskier than short hauls. Unfortunately, the demand for long-haul trucking insurance continues to increase. Around 500,000+ truckers now prefer long-distance hauls. Is it still possible to secure a practical, cost-efficient long-haul truck insurance policy? Of course!
Creating a unique set of criteria to refer to when comparing long-haul insurance policies will speed up the shopping process. Create a clear image of your ideal insurer. The best long-distance truck insurers charge competitive rates, have stable funding, and offer extensive benefits.
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Long- and short-haul truckers have different insurance needs. Using the same policy that you do when transporting cargo for short distances might do more harm than good. In the worst case, your policy might not cover your claim.
To ensure that your long-distance truckers are protected against all types of hazards and perils, opt for policies that offer the following:
While most insurers follow strict guidelines before approving long-distance truckers, you can increase your insurability by bolstering your application. Reduce the risks of insuring your business. Trucking companies with high credit scores, skilled truck drivers, excellent driving records, and positive cash flow typically qualify for insurance faster.
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Arthur Williamson graduated with a degree in Business and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. He is knowledgeable about what small and big businesses require to keep operations moving.