How to Find Insurance and other Info on a Negligent Trucking Company
How to Find Insurance Info on a Negligent Trucking Company
After a wreck with a negligent 18 wheeler, it can provide piece of mind to know that the trucking company is insured to a level that can compensate you for the damages you have suffered. Trucking companies are required to register their insurance coverage with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Click here to visit the FMCSA's Licensing and Insurance system and follow the instructions below to search.
- Choose "Carrier Search" from the pull down menu.
- Hit "GO"
- You can then search by UTDOT number Docket Number, Legal Name, or DBA name
Other Information Available on Trucking Companies
Before you negotiate a claim against a trucking company or their insurance it's important to know if they have a history of unsafe practices or negligence. If you are injured by a trucking company or one of their drivers you can search here for the trucking company’s identification, size, commodity information, insurance information and safety record, including the safety rating (if any), a roadside out-of-service inspection summary, and crash information. This is free of charge. You may search by USDOT number, MC/MX Number or Name.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's primary mission is to prevent commercial motor vehicle-related fatalities and injuries. Activities of the Administration contribute to ensuring safety in motor carrier operations through strong enforcement of safety regulations; targeting high-risk carriers and commercial motor vehicle drivers; improving safety information systems and commercial motor vehicle technologies; strengthening commercial motor vehicle equipment and operating standards; and increasing safety awareness.
Report a trucking company for unsafe driving practices.
Find Your 18 Wheeler Accident Report
For purposes of you semi-truck accident claim or case. We recommend that you obtain 'certified' copy of the accident report. Click here for more information on how to obtain a semi-truck wreck accident report.
State Regulations that Govern Commercial Truck Drivers
Negligent truck drivers often run afoul of these state regulations when they cause a wreck.
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