This policy provides coverage for business owners and employees who get into an accident while driving a personal vehicle for business purposes. It also covers leased or rented vehicles.
When do small businesses need hired and non-owned auto insurance?
If your small business regularly uses vehicles you don't own, you may benefit from hired and non-owned car insurance (HNOA). For example, employees might run business errands in their personal vehicles or rent a car for a business trip. However, if your business owns the vehicle, then you’re required by law to carry commercial auto insurance.
HNOA provides protection for:
Personal vehicles used for work
Employees running errands
Car rentals for a business trip
Companies that lease vehicles
How do I get hired and non-owned auto insurance?
Many businesses add hired and non-owned auto insurance to their general liability insurance. You can also purchase this policy separately, but sometimes buying policies together can lower your insurance rates.
When you fill out Insureon’s online application for general liability insurance, make sure to check boxes and answer questions related to hired and non-owned auto coverage to get quotes for this policy as well.
Hired and non-owned auto insurance costs
Hired and non-owned auto insurance can be inexpensive for a small business. Several factors affect policy costs, including: