What is Hazmat Truck Insurance?
Moving hazardous materials via truck exposes a driver or company to a host of potential perils. In addition to the risks that all trucking companies face, companies that transport hazardous materials also have to worry about the risks associated with the materials they move. Hazmat truck insurance helps protect companies that transport hazardous materials from many of the possible risks they’re exposed to.
Hazmat insurance is a specialized form of commercial truck insurance that’s uniquely designed for companies that move hazardous materials. Policies take into account both the risks associated with driving commercial trucks and those presented by handling hazardous materials.
What Protections Do Hazmat Truck Insurance Policies Offer?
Most hazmat truck insurance policies have common coverages that are found in lots of commercial truck insurance policies, as well as some coverages that are more closely related to transporting hazardous materials.