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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.