Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Expands Commercial Auto into Delaware, Kentucky, D.C.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies have expanded its commercial automobile product into Delaware, Kentucky, and the District of Columbia.

The company’s policy is designed for local and intermediate travel exposures up to a 200-mile radius. The commercial auto product is now available in 43 jurisdictions and complements its other lines of business in these territories, including workers’ compensation, businessowner’s policies, and commercial umbrella with more coverages to follow, company said in a statement.

GUARD includes added coverage options with a wide range of add-ons such as a special broad form endorsement featuring enhanced limits and coverages. Additional features include automatic physical damage coverage for newly acquired vehicles, additional insured when required by contract, and towing coverage available for vehicles up to 10,000 pounds.

The company’s target markets for auto business include artisan contractors, distributors, retail goods and services, and auto service operations. Certain contracting classes that meet specific automatic underwriting criteria can be instantly written and bound by agents.

Agents can submit business through the proprietary E-Z Rate tool available through the online Agency Service Center.

Berkshire Hathaway GUARD Insurance Companies offers a national footprint with a growing list of insurance products, including: Workers’ Compensation, Businessowner’s Policy, Commercial Package, Commercial Auto, Professional Liability, Disability, Homeowners, and both Commercial and Personal Umbrella.