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Salting - Is Insurance higher with or without

Discussion in 'Business Fundamentals' started by Eyesell, Jan 19, 2005.

  1. Eyesell

    Eyesell 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,107

    I'm getting ready to buy the one "Awesome Boss Salt Spreader" for my truck and I have insurance, my friend said my rates will go up if I tell the Insurance Company I'm salting, is this true.

    Also the trailer park ( yes trailer park ) I'm doing now is being plowed by my friend and I, he has no insurance ( in process of getting it ) but he has the salter we're currently using, is there any additional risk involved here
  2. dforbes

    dforbes Senior Member
    Messages: 247

    salting insurance

    it depends on your insurance company. my company puts both salting and plowing in a class they call (streets and roadways) so it did not raise mine. The only way to know is to tell them. Keep in mind that if you don't tell them and something happens they will probably cancel you.
  3. IndySnowPlow

    IndySnowPlow Senior Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 214

    Same here..mine is classified as street/road maintenance.