Commercial Truck Insurance Washington State

In the same way as Washington State. Coast Transport Insurance Service is an independent insurance agency that has been serving the transportation industry for more than 40 years. It has a long history of being a part of that industry. You don’t have to work with a general insurance company when you can work with a company in Washington State that specializes in commercial truck insurance. We know how the trucking business works and can help you find the right insurance for your needs at a price you can afford.

We know how important it is to save money on your commercial truck insurance, but you also need to trust your policy and agency. Coast Transport only works with insurance companies that have an A+ rating because of this. We offer cheap commercial truck insurance to truckers in Washington State.

We are also a small business, so we know how important it is to put the customer first. You’ll talk to a real person who works for a truck insurance company and get honest answers to your questions about truck insurance. We understand that you don’t have weeks to wait for a quotation. Because of this, we try to give you a quote within 24 hours, if not the same day you call.

For a free, no-obligation commercial truck insurance quote in Washington State, give us a call or click.

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Commercial truck insurance Washington State questions

Washington State 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. 

Semi truck insurance is under the umbrella of commercial auto.  Washington State 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.

The main reason truck insurance can be expensive is due to the potential impact or damage the vehicle can cause.  Hence, why the Washington State requires semi truck operator to carrier a minimum auto liability limit of $750,000.

Commercial truck insurance filings for Washington truckers

Having 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 Washington State Department of Transportation (WSDOT) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA).  The WSDOT 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 Washington State 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.

Form H filing guarantees you have sufficient Cargo Liability insurance

Form H is not required in all states.

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Truck insurance coverages we can write in Washington State

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.

Liability Coverages

Vehicle Coverages

Truck Specific Coverages

Driver Coverages

Towing Specific Coverages

Specialty Truck Coverages

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Commercial truck insurance we can write in Washington State

We can insure almost any type of commercial truck out there.  Below are the most common we see.  If you are looking for something very specific, give us a call, we are here to help.

We can write truck insurance in all cities in Washington State

No matter what city you reside, we can help put a competitive commercial truck insurance package together for you.  We can help all area’s in Washington State, including…

We can also offering commercial auto insurance to the neighboring states: Idaho and Oregon.

Did you know?

Washington State, officially the State of Washington, is a state in the Pacific Northwest region of the Western United States. Named for George Washington.

Washington is the 18th-largest state, with an area of 71,362 square miles, and the 13th-most populous state, with more than 7.7 million people.

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Resources for Washington State Truckers

The Washington Stat Trucking Association advocates, promotes and defends Washington’s State trucking industry.

The Washington State Department of Transportation oversees Washington’s infrastructure mainly roads, underpasses and highways.

The Washington state Office of the Insurance Commissioner is the regulatory body that oversees the Washington’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.

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