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You don’t need to settle for a general agency when you can work with a specialized transportation insurance professional. Coast Transport Insurance Service is an independent insurance agency with more than 40 years of experience serving the transportation industry. We know your industry inside and out, and can help you find the best policy, at the best price, for your trucking business.
We know that saving money on operating expenses like insurance is important to you. You also need confidence that your policy and agency are behind you. That’s why we work with the best insurance companies to offer competitive truck insurance rates for Arizona insurance.
We have always been a small business who put our customers first. When you call for a quote, you will talk to a real person to get answers to your questions, and to help you find the best policy. We can usually get a quote back to you the same day you call.
Arizona insurance questions for Arizona commercial truckers
What is Arizona's big rig auto liability limit?
Arizona's auto liability limit for big rigs is $750,000. There are a lot of factors that go into a big rig truck insurance rate. This includes, type of truck, garaging location, radius, age of driver, driving record, value of the truck and dot history, to name a few.
What kind of insurance do i need for a semi truck in Arizona?
Semi truck insurance is under the umbrella of commercial auto. Arizona insurance require a minimum auto liability limit of $750,000 to be considered legal. Other coverages are available and may be required from your broker. This could include, truckers general liability, physical damage coverage on a none-owned trailer or motor truck cargo coverage.
Why is truck insurance so expensive?
The main reason Arizona insurance for truckers can be expensive is due to the potential impact or damage the vehicle can cause. Hence, why the Arizona requires semi truck operator to carrier a minimum auto liability limit of $750,000.
Arizona truck insurance filings for truckers
Having a commercial truck insurance and being legal are two different things. You want to make sure your trucking company is following the rules and regulations of the Arizona Department of Transportation (AZDOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The AZDOT and FMCSA both require insurance filings and/or endorsements on your truck insurance policy. We can make sure you get the correct insurance coverages to stay in compliance with Arizona and the federal government regulations.
The BMC-91 filing is a guarantees to the FMCSA that you have enough Liability insurance to cover the increased risk of transporting goods or people across state lines.
An MCS-90 is an endorsement that must be attached to Liability insurance and Cargo Liability insurance policies if you are required to have a federal filing. The MCS-90 endorsement guarantees the minimum required protection for members of the public who are involved in accidents for which you are deemed legally responsible.
A Form E filing certifies that your Liability insurance complies with your home state’s financial responsibility laws.
Form E is not required in all states.
Truck insurance coverages we can write in Arizona
We can tailor a commercial truck insurance package to your needs. This can range from full coverage to liability only to get you on the road as quickly as possible.
Truck Specific Coverages
Commercial truck insurance we can write in Arizona
We can insure almost any type of commercial truck out there. Below are the most common we see.
We can write truck insurance in all cities in Arizona
No matter what city you operate out of, we can help put a competitive commercial truck insurance package together for you. We can help all areas in Arizona, including…
Resources for Arizona Truckers
The Arizona Trucking Association advocates, promotes and defends Arizona’s trucking industry.
The Arizona Department of Transportation oversees Arizona’s infrastructure mainly roads, underpasses and highways.
Arizona Department of Insurance is the regulatory body that oversees the Arizona’s insurance industry.
Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is the regulatory body that oversees the commercial motor vehicles in the United States. Their job is to keep our roads and highways safe.