Now owned by mega insurance company Travelers, Northland Insurance is one of the largest providers of long-haul truck insurance in the country. Northland has been insuring trucks for over 60 years. Truck policies are the bulk of Northland's business but it also provides insurance for, according to them, "limousines and shuttle operations, owners of small businesses and others whose businesses include transporting people or goods."
A truck accident insurance company like Northland is required to provide coverage limits on trucks that exceed what you typically expect for a passenger car. The minimum liability insurance allowed by trucking companies depends upon the size of the truck. As you would expect, the larger the truck or the greater the risk presented by the truck, the higher the minimum insurance requirements:
- $ 750,000 for vehicles over 10,000 pounds carrying nonhazardous freight;
- $1,000,000 for those hauling hazardous materials and oil; and
- $5,000,000 for trucks operating portable tanks, capacity over 3,500 gallons, passenger trucks.
Our law firm has successfully resolved truck accident claims against Northland. If you have been injured in a truck accident in which the at-fault truck driver is insured by Northland Insurance and you have a question about your claim, call us at 800-553-8082 or click here for a free consultation.