Commercial vehicle insurance in Connecticut covers cars, trucks, and any other vehicles used in business operations. Similar to personal auto insurance, commercial auto insurance provides liability, collision, comprehensive, personal injury, uninsured and underinsured motorist coverage, and more for the business owner.
For most small businesses with sedans, vans, or small trucks, commercial vehicle insurance in Connecticut has the same minimum coverage requirements as personal car insurance. Commercial vehicle owners in Connecticut must purchase the following minimum commercial auto liability coverage:
- $25,000 bodily injury liability per person
- $50,000 bodily injury liability per accident
- $25,000 property damage liability per accident
- $25,000 uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage per person.
- $50,000 uninsured/underinsured motorist coverage per accident
There are additional minimum liability insurance requirements for larger passenger or freight vehicles, as follows:
- Freight vehicles of 10,001 pounds or more that carry non-hazardous materials: $750,000
- Freight vehicles of 10,001 pounds or more that carry hazardous materials: $1,000,000 or $5,000,000 (higher liability required for certain types of hazardous material)
- Any vehicle with a seating capacity of more than 8 passengers: $1,500,000
- Any vehicle with a seating capacity of 16 passengers or more: $5,000,000
Contact an independent insurance agent in Connecticut to learn more about your commercial vehicle insurance options.