Dump Truck Insurance | Fenton Missouri (636) 343-5000

MJM Insurance of Fenton Specializes in Transportation Insurance

Dump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton | (636) 343-5000If you use a dump truck in Fenton Missouri, to haul asphalt, loose materials or remove construction debris, or snow and ice, etc…, you need Dump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri. Depending on what you haul, you may need specialized commercial vehicle insurance also.

Missouri dump truck insurance coverages may vary among Insurance Carriers, so it is important that you work with an Agent that represents multiple, top-rated Transportation Insurance Companies.

MJM Insurance of Fenton is a full service insurance agency that has many years of experience with Missouri Dump Truck Insurance. Our connections with some of the leading Missouri dump truck insurance carriers allows us to provide the coverages your business needs.

Dump Truck owners and operators can save time from searching, and allow our insurance agents to shop your Missouri dump truck insurance to find the right coverages at the best price. MJM Insurance of Fenton works with dump truck private contractors, those who owns a single dump truck, and business owners who own a full fleet of heavy-duty commercial hauling vehicles.  We work with our carriers to insure Super Dump Trucks, Heavy Duty Haulers, Salt, Sand and Gravel Trucks, Six and Ten Wheelers, and more.

How Much Is Dump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri?

Dump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri Premiums can vary based on a number of factors that the Department of Insurance considers.  These include:

  • The dump truck itself,
  • what you’re hauling,
  • where you’re hauling it,
  • the driving records of whomever is driving the dump truck,
  • personal items anyone may be carrying in the cab, and
  • the length of time a driver has been operating the type of dump truck they want to insure.

If you’re hauling hazardous materials, chemicals or explosives, it will increase your dump truck insurance premium. And if you haul aggregate, we recommend sand and gravel haulers insurance, too.

Don’t Risk Not Having The Right Protection

Dump truck drivers should have at least the mandatory coverage required to operate commercial vehicles.  The basic policy should include bodily injury and property damage liability coverage amounts required by state law.

Dump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton | (636) 343-5000Current Federal liability limit minimums for commercial vehicles are as follows:

  • Freights
    • $750,000 to $5,000,000 depending on what is being transported
  • Vehicles weighing less than 10,001 lbs. transporting non-hazardous freight
    • $300,000
  • Passenger vehicles
    • $5,000,000
  • Passenger vehicles with a seating capacity of 15 passengers or fewer
    • $1,500,000

Our agents will examine your business needs and customize a Missouri Dump Truck Insurance commercial vehicle policy that best meets your needs.  Additional dump truck insurance coverages we discuss with our clients include:

  • Non-trucking insurance: This coverage is designed for independent owner/operators with contract jobs. It provides liability insurance if you should be involved in an accident in your truck during off-work hours.
  • Motor truck general liability insurance: This coverage will protect you from liability for damage you cause to your customer’s property while operating your vehicle on their grounds.
  • Physical damage insurance: This additional coverage provides compensation for any damage to your dump truck, and is usually required by dealerships if you are leasing your vehicle.
  • Motor truck cargo insurance: If the cargo you will be hauling on your truck is valuable, you may be required to carry motor truck cargo insurance.
  • Collision insurance: This will cover the repair of damage to your dump truck if you collide with another vehicle or object.
  • Fire and theft insurance: This comprehensive insurance will provide compensation for damages to your vehicle from fire or theft.
  • Environmental insurance: This insurance will cover certain pollution-related losses and fines and the costs for restoration and clean-up, if necessary.
  • Rental reimbursement / downtime insurance: If your truck is damaged in an accident, this coverage will allow you to continue your business operations while your truck is being repaired or will cover business losses if continuation is not possible.
  • Off-season comprehensive only insurance: If your business is seasonal, this will save you money while protecting your vehicle while it is not in use.

We’re Not Like Other Insurance Agencies

Dump truck owners are required to have a financial responsibility filing that shows proof they are properly insured to protect them and other drivers from such high-risk situations.  Our agents  have the knowledge to assist drivers with the state and federal commercial auto insurance filings and will be happy to process the required state filings on your behalf.

  • BMC-32 filingDump Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton | (636) 343-5000
  • BMC-34 filing
  • BMC-91 and BMC-91X filing
  • MCS-90 form
  • Intrastate Truck Filings
  • Form E filing
  • Form F filing
  • Form H filing
  • Form K filing

 

Contact one of our licensed insurance agents to schedule a free insurance evaluation or call now (636) 343-5000.

 

Dump Truck Insurance Resources

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

US Department of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

The National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov/

Directory of State Patrol and State Police
https://www.statetroopersdirectory.com

Missouri State DOTs
www.modot.org/

Missouri State MVRs
www.dor.mo.gov/mvdl/

PRESS RELEASE About Missouri Transportation Insurance

MJM Insurance of Fenton Expands Services to Include Missouri Transportation Insurance.

MJM Insurance of Fenton is committed to the transportation industry and helping business owners and operators with insurance coverages, insurance laws, compliance and regulations. It is more important than ever for professional drivers and trucking companies to keep informed of new transportation regulatory activities.

Click here to read this PRESS RELEASE About Missouri Transportation Insurance that was published by Great American Financial Resources.

MJM Insurance of Fenton Offers Transportation and Livery Coverages for Trucking, Limo and Taxi Cab owners, operators and fleets.

 

 

Tow Truck Insurance Fenton Missouri | (636) 343-5000

We Will Shop Your Tow Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri!

Tow Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000If you have been searching for ” Tow Truck Insurance Fenton Missouri “, your search is over.  MJM Insurance of Fenton has agents who specialize in Transportation Insurance Services, and they know almost as much about your business as you do.  Our agents have relationships with many Missouri Transportation Insurance Carriers, which allows us to shop Towing insurance for you and customize your policy to meet your needs.

Tow truck owners who do not carry the proper insurance coverages are taking a huge risk.  If you are involved in an accident and a car you are towing skids into another vehicle, you would be responsible for paying medical expenses and property damages related to the accident.  Insurance is especially important if you operate your tow truck in inclement weather or tow vehicles that may have hazardous materials on board.

~ Accidents Happen and That is Why it is SO Important to Protect Your Livelihood ~  

Commercial drivers and truckers must carry tow truck insurance.   If you do not, you will be responsible for property and bodily injury damages that exceed the amount of insurance your policy will pay.  Bodily Injury and Property Damage Coverages are standard forms of liability insurance that all motor vehicle owners are required to carry by Missouri law.  Failure to keep the minimum insurance requirements on your tow truck could result in fines and/or you could have your commercial driver’s license suspended.

There are several types of businesses that need Tow Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri.  Our agents will work directly with:

  1. Roadside Service ProvidersTowing Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000
  2. Auto Salvage Companies
  3. Auto Club Contractors
  4. Rotational Towing
  5. Auto Repair Shops
  6. Auto Body Shops
  7. Car Dealerships
  8. Police Towing and Impound Lots
  9. And More! – Give us a call and ask!

Alert:  Not All Tow Truck Insurance Is The Same

Missouri tow truck insurance coverages may vary among Insurance Carriers, so it is important that you work with an Agent that represents multiple, top-rated Transportation Insurance Companies.  Agents with MJM Insurance of Fenton can also customize your Business Auto and Garage Legal Liability policy to fit your Towing Service business needs.

Basic Business Auto Coverages

Tow Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000

  • Bodily Injury protects you in case you cause an accident in which another person is injured. It covers the damages that you’re legally responsible for, and provides a legal defense if someone sues you for damages.
  • Property Damage covers your legal responsibility for damages to the property of others caused by collision with your car. In an accident, the “property of others” is usually another car, but it also covers damage to public and private property such as road signs, bridges or buildings, up to the limits written into the policy. 
  • Fire and Theft Coverage provides protection for your vehicle in case it is damaged by specific, non-collision incidents. Specific circumstances include fire, theft, windstorm or hail, earthquake, lightning, flood, vandalism and collision with an animal.
  • Collision and Comprehensive Coverage insurance protects you if your tow truck is damaged due to a non-auto accident related event. Comprehensive insurance, as well as fire and theft insurance, would protect you if your tow truck was stolen or damaged due to a fire.
  • Uninsured/Underinsured Motorist Coverage protects you in the event that you or your tow truck incur damages caused by another driver who did not have enough, or any, auto insurance to cover the damages that were made to you or to your tow truck.

Tow Truck Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000

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On-Hook Towing Insurance

This coverage will help pay for damages to vehicles you are towing.  The on-hook coverage is generally provided by the garage keepers legal liability (GKLL) endorsement (see below). The GKLL limit is a blanket limit that applies to all towing vehicles on the policy.

Garage Keepers Legal Liability Insurance

This will cover vehicles you are storing for clients.  The GLL insurance is usually provided as an automatic endorsement that is added to the Business Auto coverage. This liability coverage covers loss of, or physical damage to vehicles being towed, and while in your care, custody, or control and is designed for towing and wrecker service businesses.  As mentioned above, the on-hook coverage of garage keepers’ legal liability insurance provides coverage for a non-owned vehicle that you are towing.

Miscellaneous Property Floater

A miscellaneous property floater covers your business personal property that is in transit such as tools and other cargo that you have in your tow truck. This coverage will protect against risks of direct physical loss or damage to your scheduled covered property.

Motor Truck Cargo Insurance

Tow Truck and Wrecker Service Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000

Motor Truck Cargo insurance is provided via an endorsement to insure items other than motor vehicles licensed for road use.  This coverage provides legal liability for towing companies while transporting property (cargo) of others.  Since the towing operator is seen as a common carrier, they are responsible for the safe delivery of the goods they are transporting (customer’s vehicles and the contents of the vehicle), and thus owe a very high degree of care to their customer.

Business Income & Extra Expense Insurance

Business income insurance & expense coverages will reimburse your towing business for loss of income and profits if your property is damaged from a covered peril and out-of-service.  The coverage continues until the property can be restored or replaced, or until the limit has been reached. The extra expense coverage includes extra expenses that business must make during the time of loss such as rent, mortgage payments, taxes, and utility services.

Tow Truck Commercial Auto Insurance Filings

Different Trucking Operations require different filings.  Do Not Worry–We help our clients with the State and Federal Transportation Insurance Filing Forms including those listed below.

Federal Truck Filings and Forms

  • BMC-32 filing
  • BMC-34 filingTow Truck and Wrecker Service Insurance in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton  (636) 343-5000
  • BMC-91 and BMC-91X filing
  • MCS-90 form

Intrastate Truck Filings

  • Form E filing
  • Form F filing
  • Form H filing
  • Form K filing

Tow Truck Insurance Resources

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration
www.fmcsa.dot.gov/

US Department of Transportation
www.dot.gov/

The National Transportation Safety Board
www.ntsb.gov/

Directory of State Patrol and State Police
https://www.statetroopersdirectory.com

Missouri State DOTs and MVRs
www.modot.org/
www.dor.mo.gov/mvdl/

MJM Insurance of Fenton is a supporting member of the Missouri Association of Insurance Agents and committed to the Trusted Choice® Pledge.  Our agents will work with you to help you understand your  Missouri Tow Truck Insurance options and review your risks to ensure you are properly protected.  Contact us today for a free evaluation of your current policy and risk assessment.

 

Additional Insurance Coverages Our Agents Can Offer You

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Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri | (636) 343-5000

MJM Insurance of Fenton Can Shop for the Best Insurance Protection at the Right Price

Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton | (636) 343-5000Missouri and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration have specific insurance requirements for tractor trailers. Some coverages are required by law, like primary liability, and others, such as physical damage coverage, are just smart to have.

MJM Insurance of Fenton is a leader in providing all-inclusive programs for Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri.  Our licensed agents have more than 60 years combined experience with automobile liability, general liability, physical damage, motor truck cargo, and workers compensation insurance.  As a business owner who relies on transportation for a living, we understand the importance of having the right insurance in place.

MJM Insurance of Fenton can help you protect your source of revenue, with coverages designed for professional truck drivers and trucking operations. We offer transportation insurance for most types of trucks, including Box trucks, Semi trucks, Flatbed trucks, Front loaders, Tank trucks, Tractors, Dump trucks, Auto hauler trailers, Garbage trucks, Pickup trucks, Flatbed trailers, and more.

Because trucking is a unique industry, insurance carriers offer different types of risks.  Our agents have access to multiple carriers that offer exclusive coverages and options to choose from. We can shop your insurance for you and find a company that is competitive with your specific insurance situation.

Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri include:

Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri | MJM Insurance of Fenton | (636) 343-5000General Liability Insurance covers damages to another person resulting from an accident you cause.  Coverages Include:

  • Bodily Injury and Property Damage Liability
  • Personal Injury and Advertising Injury Liability
  • Medical Payments
  • Products / Completed Operations
  • Damage to Premises Rented to You – Note: Coverage available for 7 days or less

Primary Liability Insurance – covers the damage you might do to other people or property.  Primary Liability Insurance does not cover you or your truck, theft or bodily injury.  Click here to learn about the minimum amount of primary liability insurance that is set by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.

Motor Truck Cargo Coverage – provides insurance on the goods hauled by a For-hire trucker. It covers your liability for cargo that is lost or damaged due to causes such as fire, collision, or striking of a load. If you are in an accident, commercial cargo insurance will pay for destruction or damage to the load that is being carried.

Removal Expense Coverage  – protects you if your load is accidentally dumped on a roadway or waterway. The coverage pays for the cost to remove debris or extract pollutants caused by the debris.

Sue and Labor Coverage  – pays for costs related to preventing further loss to damaged cargo, legal expenses in the defense or settlement of claims.

Earned Freight Coverage – pays for the freight charges the customer loses because of not delivering a load.

Our agents will sit down with you to discuss the different Trucking Insurance Coverages in Fenton Missouri and help you determine what best meets your situation.  Additional coverages include:

  • Trailer Interchange
  • Medical Payments
  • Uninsured Motorist
  • Workers Compensation
  • Trucking Umbrella
  • Physical Damage
  • Bobtail Insurance and Non Trucking Liability Insurance

As a business owner, you want to be sure to get the best value for your money. And to get the best value, there are actions you can take to prove to the insurance companies you are a responsible driver and/or business owner. Detailed record keeping will not only help the business owner stay organized, but will give you the upper hand when searching for the best insurance rates.  Nonetheless, best practices for a trucking company should include maintaining a list of vehicle types, vehicle uses, recording the mileage of each vehicle and the distance each vehicle travels each year.

As your partner in business, MJM Insurance of Fenton is dedicated to providing you with the right transportation insurance solutions. Whether you are an owner-operator or manage a full fleet,  give us a call for a free consultation on your trucking business.

(636) 343-5000

Additional Resources:

Missouri Department of Transportation

Missouri Department of Motor Vehicles

Missouri Trucking Association

Missouri Department of Insurance

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

Click here for the Missouri Trucking Guide.

Transportation and Livery Insurance | (636) 343-5000

MJM Insurance of Fenton Offers Transportation and Livery Insurance Coverages. We Tailor Insurance Packages that Protect Your Source of Income.

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