answersLogoWhite

0


Best Answer
Copy

No. You can not. Personal auto insurance policies state very plainly that the policy does not cover you if you are involved in a commercial enterprise. Additionally, in many states if you are found to be operating pilot car without the required minimum of $1,000,000 coverage you can face thousands of dollars in fines and possible jail sentences with new and upcoming legislation.

In some states, if you are operating as a pilot car you are responsible for damages. If you are escorting a high load and that load hits a bridge, you are the one responsible to bear the cost of repairs. If there is an accident that results in death or injury, you are the one who may be held responsible. Case in point: an accident in Washington a while back resulted in a bridge collapse and deaths. In operator had a $3 million dollar judgment against her. Other lawsuits resulting in that are pending.

A commercial auto insurance policy is not even enough for the professional oversize load industry. The commercial auto policy covers only the auto. You also need a GL and PL policy in the amount of $1,000,000 each to have minimum coverage.

Expect to be paying at least $4,000 a year for insurance with a spotless driving record and more if you are needing insurance for high pole, route survey, or other specialized services. Expect to be paying more if your vehicle is financed and much more if you have any moving violations.

(I am a professional Oversize Load Escort - Pilot Car Owner/Operator.)

User Avatar

Wiki User

โˆ™ 2015-07-06 16:42:01
This answer is:
๐Ÿ™
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
User Avatar

Add your answer:

Earn +5 pts
Q: Do do you need commercial insurance on the vehicle you drive as a pilot car?
Write your answer...
Submit

Related Questions

Can you transfer a Garmin Street Pilot GPS to another vehicle?

Yes you can use a garmin street pilot gps in any vehicle you are driving. If it's not a built in system, you can use a portable one in any car you drive.


Do you drive or pilot a boat?

Pilot


How many US commercial pilots are there?

There are 104,322 commercial pilots in the U.S. and 152,933 airline transport pilots in the U.S. as of 2014. A commercial pilot license (CPL), is a qualification that permits the pilot of an aircraft to be paid for his/her work. The Airline Transport Pilot (ATP) certificate is the highest level of aircraft pilot licence and authorizes the pilot to be a pilot on scheduled air carrier's aircraft (commercial airliners).


What does a commercial pilot do?

flies planes


What is the salary of commercial pilot?

8000$


What commercial used the song Magic by Pilot?

It was used in a Pillsbury commercial. :)


What is the education requirements for a pilot?

Depends upon what level of pilot you want to be. There are different requirements for sport pilot, recreational pilot, private pilot, commercial pilot and airline transport pilot.


Is the car Honda Pilot a four wheel?

The vehicle has an optional front wheel drive only or an optional 4 wheel which I highly recommend.


Is the 2012 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2012 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2009 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2009 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2004 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2004 Honda Pilot has four wheel drive.


Is the 2008 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2008 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2013 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2013 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2005 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2005 Honda Pilot has four wheel drive.


Is the 2014 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2014 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2007 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2007 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2010 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2010 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2006 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2006 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is the 2003 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2003 Honda Pilot has all wheel drive.


Is the 2011 Honda Pilot front wheel drive rear wheel drive or four wheel drive?

The 2011 Honda Pilot has front wheel drive.


Is 2006 Honda pilot front wheel drive?

The two-wheel drive version of the 2006 Honda Pilot is front-wheel drive.


What is the difference between a pilot holding a Commercial Pilot Certificate and a pilot holding a Airline Transport Pilot Certificate?

usually the weight of aircraft your can fly


Does being a pilot provide for your family?

Piloting as a commercial pilot can provide for a pilot if full time. Flying for an airline is best.


When a pilot drives a helicopter, what is it really called (Not drive)?


Did Slave Leia ever pilot a vehicle?

No