There are more than 46,000 registered businesses in Australia’s trucking industry. Safety is a high priority for those who work in the industry. Drivers and operators are regulated by government compliance regulations that look after protecting public welfare and environmental and property damages.
Carriers insurance is important for all trucking operators. It covers transport operators for any amounts they are legally liable to pay for loss or damage of goods in transit. This type of truck insurance pays for damages to a customer’s freight as specified in the policy while under custody of the carrier.
Road freight transport service providers transporting non-owned freight are insured under consignment conditions for accidental damage. It also covers against specified risks for all general freight, dangerous goods, refrigerated goods and livestock.
Carrier’s transit insurance can also cover legal costs, driver’s personal effects, debris removal, theft, non-delivery and other additional expenses. Additional benefits may include peril cover for loading and unloading, pilferage, shedding of load, and refrigerated goods or temperature controlled loads.
Compare insurance quotes for more value for your money and broader protection. At Truck Insurance HQ we specialise in insurance for trucking companies and can provide you with insurance solutions to meet your needs and your budget, We are ready to assist you in all your insurance needs and can provide you with competitive quotes for all your insurance needs. Call our office on 1300 815 344 or you can request a quote here.
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