Find the right commercial auto insurance for your business.
What is commercial auto insurance?Commercial auto insurance covers for things like:
- Damage to your vehicle(s)
- Driver injury
- Injury to someone else
- Damage to someone else's property
Commercial auto policies usually offer higher coverage limits than personal policies; this is because business vehicles require greater protection in the event of accidents.Commercial auto insurance is similar to a personal auto insurance policy. It covers liabilities, collisions, comprehensive, medical payments (or personal injury protection), and uninsured motorists. Note that there are differences between a commercial auto insurance policy and personal auto insurance policy. These differences include eligibility, definitions, coverages, exclusions, and limitations.
What type of vehicles are covered by commercial auto insurance?
- Pickup trucks
- Box trucks
- Service utility trucks
- Food trucks
Who needs commercial auto insurance?
If you or your employees use your vehicle as part of your business, you need a commercial auto policy. We often cover vehicles used by:
- Electricians, plumbers, and HVAC professionals
- Carpenters, painters, and other contractors
- Landscapers and plow services
- Caterers and food vendors
- Other business types, like real estate and sales
Without commercial auto insurance, you risk:
- Limited or no coverage for accidents while using your vehicle for business
- Paying out of pocket for repairs, injuries, and more
- Losing your personal auto coverage
Getting a commercial auto insurance quote can be the first step in protecting you and your business. scolarite.netmercial Auto Insurance covers your vehicle 24/7. That means whether you're working or not, your vehicle is protected!
Why GEICO for commercial auto insurance? Savings, service, and experience.
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Commercial Auto Insurance FAQs: Get the answers you're looking for.
What does commercial auto insurance cover?In terms of coverage, commercial auto insurance is similar to personal auto insurance, but there are some differences, such as eligibility, definitions, coverages, exclusions, and limits. Find out what makes commercial auto insurance different, why you need it, what coverages are available, and more here.
Are tools and materials in my vehicle covered under a commercial auto policy?
If I have commercial auto insurance, who is covered to drive my commercial or business vehicle?Your commercial auto policy could cover employees, family members, and others as drivers. Delve deeper and learn more about our business car insurance.
What if I need certain liability limits for a contract?
Is my trailer automatically covered under my commercial auto policy?Depending on the size of the trailer and the policy, coverage will vary. Liability coverage is automatic for trailers weighing under 3,000 pounds, while physical damage coverage requires the trailer to be listed on the policy. Unless listed on the policy, trailers weighing more than 3,000 pounds or having multiple axles are not covered. Learn more about insuring a business vehicle, including trailers.
What types of businesses are eligible for commercial vehicle insurance?Various types of businesses are eligible for commercial vehicle insurance, including but not limited to transportation and delivery services, construction companies, retail businesses with delivery vehicles, and professional services that require vehicles for operations.
What other types of business insurance does GEICO offer?In addition to business auto insurance, GEICO offers a full line of business products you can review here.
Is commercial vehicle insurance required?Generally, vehicles used for purposes related to the operator's occupation, profession, or business require a commercial policy. This does not include commuting.
Please note:Some discounts, coverages, payment plans, and features are not available in all states or in all situations. Commercial auto coverages are underwritten by GEICO General Insurance Company. GEICO is a registered service mark of Government Employees Insurance Company, Washington, DC 20076; a Berkshire Hathaway Inc. subsidiary. © 2020 GEICO