These are also called flatbeds, car carriers or anything else used to tow a vehicle. Flatbeds and car carriers are very similar; however, car carriers have a hydraulic lift that tilts the bed down, whereas flatbeds stay stationary. Adding additional coverages like Garagekeeper's legal liability and on-hook provide coverage for the vehicles you are hauling.
Box trucks, also known as straight trucks, are most commonly used to haul furniture and appliances. Typically drivers do not need a commercial driver's license (CDL) to drive a box truck because they are used more for local routes and the light weight of the vehicle.
We cover specialty trucking such as dump trucks for dirt, sand, and gravel hauling and stake body trucks for logging. Dump trucks are structured differently than most trucks. They can withstand off road and construction site use however if loaded incorrectly can become a safety hazard and tip over.
Below are more common commercial trucks that Progressive Commercial currently insures:
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