Hazardous Goods

Hazardous goods can be shipped by truck or by rail car. Due to the nature of the contents there is special care that must be taken.

Not all automobile insurers will write policy for someone who is transporting dangerous goods. It is important to determine to what class is the hazard and what steps are being taken as safety measures. This is information that needs to be provided to the agent or broker to assist you in providing the correct coverage for your operation.

It is usual that not all companies will place insurance for transporting or handling hazardous goods. The rates can be higher then other type of business.