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Fleet Insurance in Seneca and Clemson, SC

If your business owns and operates three or more vehicles as part of its daily operations, you may be eligible for a fleet insurance policy. These plans resemble a commercial auto policy that covers many vehicles at the same time, helping you to meet coverage requirements at an affordable rate.

Industries that can benefit from fleet insurance coverage include:

  • Government agencies
  • Construction companies (including those with large construction vehicles like bulldozers)
  • Taxi services
  • Vehicle rental companies
  • Delivery services
  • Any other company that operates a fleet of vehicles

As of 2013, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics found that there were over eleven million fleet vehicles in service, with government and rental use seeing the most growth over the years.

Fleet Insurance Features: Commercial Auto Insurance

Commercial vehicle policies are a major part of fleet insurance, and they cover the vehicles themselves against damage and loss.

In most cases, fleets that focus on services (handymen, locksmiths, and similar professions) will see the largest discount on their premiums. Vehicles used for retail work, such as delivering food or flowers, usually see a more moderate reduction in premiums. Finally, companies that ship either people or large volumes of products see the lowest reduction, simply because there tends to be more damage in a collision. The current average is more than $20,000 for each incident, and since fleet drivers tend to be on the road far more than the average person, there’s a greater likelihood of a collision sooner or later. However, this is when having the proper insurance coverage becomes invaluable.

What's Covered by Fleet Insurance

The main component of fleet insurance is its blanket coverage of vehicles and employees—any employee will be insured while driving any vehicle in your fleet unless they've been specifically excluded from the policy. This is ideal for companies where vehicles frequently have different drivers, as well as companies that have vehicles out on the roads on a regular basis. All fleet insurance policies will meet or exceed the minimum amount of coverage required for commercial vehicles in your area.

If you're not sure whether a vehicle you use qualifies for coverage under a fleet policy (for example, you have a privately owned vehicle that's also used for business purposes), talk a Chudyk Financial Services and Insurance Group agent and they'll let you know if your vehicle is eligible.

 

1. Hatfield, Gary, and Janis Christensen. "10 Ways to Reduce Fleet Costs." Fleet Financials. March 2014. Accessed April 27, 2016. http://www.fleetfinancials.com/article/story/2014/02/10-ways-to-reduce-fleet-costs.aspx.

2. "Table 1-14: U.S. Automobile and Truck Fleets by Use (Thousands)." Bureau of Transportation Statistics. Accessed April 27, 2016. http://www.rita.dot.gov/bts/sites/rita.dot.gov.bts/files/publications/national_transportation_statistics/html/table_01_14.html_mfd.

3. "Do You Know the True Cost of Fleet Accidents?" Telogis Blog. Accessed April 27, 2016. http://www.telogis.com/blog/cost-of-fleet-accidents/.

Our Location

Chudyk Financial Services and Insurance

916 East North First Street
Seneca, SC 29678
Main office: 864-606-3589
Fax: 864-882-1045

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Testimonials

I have been with Nationwide since I was in my 20's and I have been well pleased with every aspect. I look forward to many more years to come.

kdrhodes
Very pleased with my service. Great customer service, easy to work with, overall a great experience!

MVance
We needed to get rental insurance while we built our new home. Chuck was quick, knowledgeable, and very helpful with our needs.

Juliekdrn
David and his staff have been great in assisting in every way! Always available and very knowledgeable about any situation.

GalinaH
All insurance companies pretty much have the same products to offer. What sets this agency apart is the unsurpassed customer service. The ENTIRE staff including David himself make you feel like you are their ONLY customer. I chose this agency not because their prices were lower but because of the service I received. I have been with this agency going on 2 years and the level of service has never changed. This tells me they not only wanted my business they want to keep my business. If you are looking for auto/home/life insurance or financial services, do yourself a favor and give this agency a shot, you won't be sorry!

SCGirl
These guys know that sometimes you meet with rough edges in life and they never falter to assist with giving me the proper information on any changes or new savings I might get. Would not switch to another store if you PAID me too!! Always friendly, Always provides a solution to any problem!

ZoesMama
I have been with Nationwide since 1998. With David Chudyk for many years since my original agent retired. I have been extremely happy with this agent and his staff. They are very nice, professional and always help me any way they can. Customer for life.

Sheryl2112
David researched an insurance question for me and provided a thorough answer. When I responded with an additional question, David politely instructed me where to find that information in the material he had already provided. Quite kind and patient and clearly knew what I needed. In addition, he was able to respond at a time that was definitely beyond the bounds of the normal business day. Thanks . . .

henryj
5/5 great service. nice to get someone on the phone when you need to.

Daniel321
eveybody is so nice and welcoming at the david chudyk agency , i would recommend him to anyone and everyone !! the front desk girl cassie if very nice and always does what she can to help .

Anonymous
My husband recently had some issues, as a result of an error with the Virginia Dept of Motor Vehicles. The issue was clearly their fault. My husband showed up at David Chudyk's office after hours and Mr. Chudyk opened the office back up to help him. It took over 3 weeks to have the issue resolved, but Mr. Chudyk and his staff faxed, refaxed and refaxed again the paperwork that they needed as well as made numerous phone calls. I appreciate David Chudyk and his staff for helping my husband straighten this issue out. I feel that they went above and beyond for us.

jagibson
During an exhausting search for a better price with my clients insurance for Business and personal. I was extremely aware that David was not only considerate but helpful in guiding me to the right coverage at the best possible pricing.. He has went beyond any other agent in my past 25 years has done to ensure that this office and my clients personal coverage was not only what the required but what they needed. In a world of law suits coming for all directions having someone to guide you in what is necessary is what I call above the bar service. Also I am in Cashiers NC and he had no problem servicing our needs from his Seneca SC business office. I plan to let everyone know what an excellent individual / company he is to work with! Again. Thank You David and staff.

Rice
This is.one of the best offices aroun they are very nice and helpfull. I would recomend this for anybody:D

Evan
I have worked with David over the last year. He has shown me that his main goal is to provide excellent service and adequate coverage to his clients. Recently, I spoke with a current customer of David's who spoke very highly of David's consultative selling approach. In fact, he said that he knows David will always take care of him and make sure he has all the coverages he needs, no more and no less.

Anonymous
David and staff are always responsive to my requests for information and policy changes. My preferred channels of communication are email, phone, and text message, but usually not an office visit. The Chudyk agency has always responded to my requests and needs in a timely manner regardless of which method of communication I use to contact them. Thus far, my experience with Nationwide and the Chudyk Agency have been positive.

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