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Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by 01PStroke, Sep 11, 2011.

  1. 01PStroke

    01PStroke Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    Hello there! I'm new to posting on the forum.. been reading on and off for the last year or so. Question I have, which I can't seem to get a straight answer on, is what kind of insurance do I need to plow as a sub? I know I'm going to need a rider for my regular auto insurance, but general liability? Commercial? I'm kind of hoping to just get my feet wet this year, subbing when I can (I do work full-time and can't commit to a contract) and trying to get some experience in.

    I know getting into someone else's truck to run would be optimal, but around here it seems like no one is willing to give a newbie a chance! The big boy in town is Artic and I could be wrong, but most of the p/us I see on their lots don't seem to be owned by them (subbed out). Someone steer me in the right direction!


    BTW: I have a 2001 f-250 4x4 CC 6ft box 7.3 diesel.. and it's very YELLOW Thumbs Up
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Snowplowing insurance is what you need:)
     
  3. 01PStroke

    01PStroke Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    EDIT: Just re-read the "newbies start here" sticky. Should be ok with the rider! Now.. any suggestions on plows? Where's a good place to start looking?
     
    Last edited: Sep 11, 2011
  4. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Call a insurance broker first and tell them what you want to do. Get a Boss v plow. some companies will pay extra if you run a v plow.
     
  5. 01PStroke

    01PStroke Senior Member
    Messages: 505

    That's what I was thinking.. seems like in the grand scheme of things it isn't really THAT much more to go to a V right from the get-go. Any suggestions on the size? I would like to still be able to do resi driveways too, if that's a factor
     
  6. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    8.2 Boss.will work.