General Insurance

What kind of insurance do you need if you'll be using your personal car for work?

If she plans on using a vehicle for business-use and transport people to and from different locations, most personal auto plans will not accept the risk if they know the vehicle was used for work purposes and not disclosed. She'll need to look into a commercial policy or, if available, adjust her current personal auto policy.

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Am I still considered high risk if I have not had my own insurance for years, but have been covered and driving on my job's company insurance?

Not having a personal auto policy doesn't necessarily always categorize you as high-risk, but potential insurers will see your lack of one as a lapse — which will, in turn, make your rate more expensive. Learn more about how a lapse can affect your premium here. Generally, insurance companies will not accept business or commercial insurance as proof of prior insurance.

General Insurance

Do I need additional insurance if I pull a trailer belonging to a different business?

The owner of the trailer would need to add you to their policy if you will be pulling their trailer regularly. If you will not be pulling it regularly, you should be covered — but I recommend you check with your specific company for policy details to make sure. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask.

Coverage & Claims

If I have an accident in a company vehicle and the company's insurance policy is covering the damage, do I have to tell my personal insurance company?

Since the damage is being covered by the company's commercial or business policy then he doesn't have to notify his personal car insurance provider. However, the car accident is still likely to show up on his driving record if a police officer wrote an accident report and his information was recorded.
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