Commercial Auto Insurance
Auto Insurance for Small Businesses
If any aspect of your business involves owning, renting, or driving vehicles, you will need protection with business auto insurance.
The Loomis Insurance Agency doesn't represent insurance carriers. We represent our customers so we can focus on getting the best insurance value among all carriers who sell auto insurance for small businesses.
Our first advice? Know your business and how it uses vehicles.
Nothing exposes a business to lawsuits more than company vehicles or employee travel on company time. Vehicle accidents, and even accidents in your parking lot, happen and are out of your control. This makes insurance the ideal way to manage business risk.
There are many layers and types of insurance to consider with business vehicle coverage. For instance, if your business owns vehicles, you will need a policy designed to provide both liability coverage and any damage to your cars. Although this is similar to personal auto insurance, there are additional scenarios to consider with a commercial auto policy.
Coverage for fleet vehicles
Theft of personal items left in a company vehicle
Coverage for customized equipment that didn't come standard with the vehicle
Exposure to higher value judgments because a company owns your vehicle
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Company vehicles are not the only vehicle liability in your company where your company is exposed. Businesses have additional risks when renting a vehicle or if their employees drive them for the company's benefit. These are two areas where most companies are underinsured.
Rental Vehicle Coverage
For rentals, your company needs complete coverage in case of a mishap. You don't want a rental company suing your company. That's why you need rented vehicle insurance.
This insurance will protect you while driving and having a rental vehicle in your possession. Theft, collisions, weather damage, and even road-related damage like a cracked windshield are everyday things that quickly add up. Failing to insure those items can open your business to heavy financial losses.
Non-Owned Insurance Coverage
Non-owned vehicle coverage protects you when your employee uses their vehicle for work. This type of insurance is designed to protect you as a "secondary insured" if your employee would be involved in an accident in their vehicle while traveling on behalf of the business.
Some examples might include:
Staff picking up supplies or food on your behalf
Salespeople who drive to a client's office and earn mileage
Employees who park their vehicles for company travel or at a company-owned parking lot and suffer a break-in or damage
A company function at a venue where invited staff suffer car damage
This insurance can protect the company if an employee causes an accident with their vehicle while doing company business. This type of insurance can also protect your company if your employee's insurance doesn't fully cover the damage they caused. Protecting your employees and business can save you from severe financial harm.
Protect your business from work-related vehicle accidents
Loomis Insurance understands that one size does not fit all. That's why a personalized insurance company like Loomis is better for small businesses. We're an independent insurance agency that offers more flexibility to find the right coverage options for your business.
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