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Commercial Auto Insurance

Commercial vehicle insurance is needed to cover the cars, trucks, and vans used in conducting your business. Large fleets as well as small businesses should be properly covered by a commercial auto insurance policy.

What Is Commercial Vehicle Insurance?

Commercial Vehicle Insurance is a policy of physical damage and liability coverages for amounts, situations, and usage not covered by a personal auto policy. Seems obvious, doesn't it? But, seriously, knowing the difference between a personal auto insurance policy and a commercial auto policy (and when you need which) is important business for your business. This type of business insurance covers a variety of vehicles. You may also have heard of this coverage referred to as commercial auto insurance, commercial car insurance, truck insurance, or fleet insurance.

Why Do You Need Commercial Vehicle Insurance?

That's a good question. Certain business usage and vehicle types may be excluded from personal policies. Why? Since personal auto policies were not meant for businesses, they are written and rated differently. More important to you a business owner or manager businesses often need the particular coverages found in a commercial auto insurance policy.

Determining whether your situation requires commercial auto coverage can still be confusing. Here's a little more information and examples of when you need commercial insurance.

What Does Commercial Vehicle Insurance Cover?

Commercial vehicle insurance, like your personal auto policy, provides similar coverages such as liability, collision, comprehensive, medical payments (or personal injury protection) and uninsured motorist coverage. However, there are also differences between a commercial auto insurance policy and your personal auto policy that may include eligibility, definitions, coverages, exclusions, and limits.

What are the coverages?