Motor Carrier Insurance Considerations (MCIC)2023-02-13T19:00:13-05:00


Course taught live, attend virtually

Entry Level – basics of trucking insurance (16 HOURS – CE)

Tommy Ruke discussing latest MC insurance issues

To better understand the government involvement in the motor carrier business, the course will include a discussion of registration, proof of financial responsibility and operating rules and regulations. To understand the insurance application process, there will be a review of a typical motor carrier’s insurance requirements including an explanation of the application questions and answers required.

Part 1 of 4: Underwriting the Unique Insurance Exposures of a Motor Carrier

  • Terminology
  • Government requirements
  • Registration
  • Driver selection

Part 2 of 4: Interstate Motor Carriers and the Government

  • Requirements for financial responsibility
  • State Form E
  • Federal
  • COI to FMCSA
  • Endorsement to policy
  • Using public information to obtain coverage

Part 3 of 4: Motor Carrier Coverage Form (Auto Liability)

  • Insuring Agreement
  • Pay and Defend
  • Symbols
  • Pollution coverage
  • Who is insured? You, Driver, Other?
  • Independent contractors
  • GL or AL (loading and unloading)

Part 4 of 4: Coverages Other than Auto Liability for Motor Carriers

  • General Liability – Coverage and exclusions
  • Cargo – Carmack, In transit, Property exclusions, Coverage exclusions
  • Physical Damage – Property coverage, Covered auto, Limits, Towing
  • Workers Compensation – State laws, 3A/3C, Employee or independent contractor

Member: $510

Non-Member: $650 

plus applicable state CE processing costs where CE is available

This is your chance to:

  • Master the basics of providing motor carrier insurance
  • Understand motor carrier regulations
  • Discover the specific insurance needs of varying motor carriers
  • Become a proficient motor carrier insurance provider by understanding what is necessary to develop a sound insurance program
  • Limited audience allows time for one on one discussion between attendees and presenters
  • Get to know insurance professionals from across the country in multiple insurance fields

After completion of the course and passing the required test, a participant will have met the first requirement toward their TRS Designation. Motor Carrier Insurance Considerations is also an available option for satisfying the TRS Designation biennial update requirement.




MCIEF members, Transportation Risk Specialist (TRS) designees, and other insurance and risk management professionals interested in the transportation industry will have the opportunity to attend and participate in the Annual Conference in Orlando, FL and Western Conference in Phoenix, AZ. Both conferences are designed for individuals wishing to remain current and thereby well-equipped to confidently provide insurance and related services within the ever-changing environment that motor carriers operate.


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