London American Risk Specialists, Inc announces an Environmental Hazmat Transportation Program

July 7, 2009

July 7, 2009, Houston, TX – London American Risk Specialists, Inc, an independently owned and operated, full service excess and surplus lines broker announces the addition of a new AM Best A+ rated admitted carrier for Environmental Hazardous Waste or Hazardous Material Transportation coverage.

The program is designed for a

  • minimum of 10 Power Units
  • minimum 50% Hazardous Waste or Hazardous Material haulers
  • up to $5,000,000 Bodily Injury & Property Damage Liability

The typical client profile:

  • hazardous material transporters – for hire or transporting own product between commercial locations (no residential delivery)
  • hazardous waste transporters – for hire or transporting own product.

Typical loads include:

  • chemicals
  • petroleum products
  • hazardous waste solvents
  • contaminated soil or products
  • hazardous materials identified for transportation under 49 CFR 177.

Restricted classes or industries

  • general commodities haulers
  • explosives haulers (UN hazard class 1 explosives)
  • garbage or refuse (non-hazardous waste) haulers
  • residential delivery of product (gasoline/petroleum/fuel oil/propane, etc.)
  • Massachusetts garaged or licensed vehicles.

Key Competitive Advantages

  • Pollution coverage automatically included (CA9948 or equivalent plus MCS-90)
  • Admitted paper
  • Annual policy term
  • Available in 49 states (not available in MA)
  • State and Federal Filings as needed
  • 24 hour/ 7 day / 365 day emergency claims response
  • Loss Control and value added services
  • General Liability and Pollution Liability Coverages are available in conjunction with this coverage.

For more information, contact:

Jennie Triola, VP Transportation
713-977-7726 ext 236

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