Bobtail liability insurance often is confused with
non-trucking liability insurance, but there are a few
important differences. They include:
Non-trucking liability insurance covers independent semi
drivers when they are outside the scope of their lease
agreement with the motor carrier.
Generally, this coverage applies when semi operators are
driving their big rigs without trailers on their own
This insurance does not provide coverage to semi drivers
while they are under dispatch.
Non-trucking liability insurance is a more narrow
coverage and does not cost as much as Bobtail insurance.
Bobtail insurance and non-trucking liability coverages are
both applicable in the state of Texas including Houston,
San Antonio, Dallas, Austin and