Carriers Transit Insurance


Carriers Transit Insurance covers amounts you are legally liable to pay as compensation for loss or damage to goods and/or livestock or loss or damage where you have agreed to accept responsibility for the goods and/or livestock.

For road freight transport operators (carrying non-owned freight)

  • Carriers legal liability for carriers using consignment conditions
  • Accidental damage


  • Specified perils for carriers who have assumed responsibility irrespective of any contract or legal liability
  • All general freight
  • Packaged dangerous goods
  • Refrigerated freight
  • Livestock (cattle, sheep, pigs and herd animals)
  • Vehicle transporters

Insurance Covers available

Part A : Carrier’s Legal Liability
Part B : Accidental Damage Cover


Part C : Specified Perils cover

Standard features: Limits of indemnity up to $2,000,000

  • Legal defence costs
  • Acquired companies
  • Driver’s personal effects – $2,000
  • Removal of debris – $50,000
  • On forwarding costs – $10,000
  • Additional expenses – $100,000
  • Livestock (agistment – mustering) – $10,000
  • Packaging – $50,000
  • Australia wide cover available
  • Loading and unloading
  • Theft and non-delivery

What Truck Insurance doesn’t cover:

  • Property owned by the insured
  • Radioactive goods
  • Bloodstock, stud or prize animals
  • Currency of every description
  • Live plants and trees
  • Household furniture


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