What is a commercial or company vehicle?

What is a commercial or company vehicle?

We try to make it clear to people that a commercial or company vehicle accident is very different than an ordinary car crash.  But sometimes people are confused or have questions about what a “commercial vehicle,” or “company vehicle” is.  How do you know if you were injured by a “company vehicle?”

What Is A Company Vehicle Anyways?

 A company vehicle can be just like any other car or truck that you or I would drive every day, or it can be a large commercial vehicle.  The way to distinguish the difference is this:  A company vehicle is ANY vehicle that is used by an employee of a company or business.  Sometimes it’s very obvious, other times it may not be.  A simple test is to look at who owns the vehicle.  If it is owned or operated by a business, it’s a company vehicle.

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Here are some of the most common examples of company vehicles:

  • 18-Wheelers
  • Oil Field Work Trucks
  • Agricultural truck
  • Box or straight truck
  • Busses (Greyhound or City Buses, like VIA Bus)
  • Car carriers
  • Cargo vans
  • Catering trucks
  • Food Trucks
  • Cement mixers
  • Construction vehicles
  • Corporate automobiles
  • Delivery trucks (FedEx or UPS)
  • Delivery vans
  • Dump trucks
  • Flatbed trucks
  • Fleet vehicles
  • Front loaders
  • Gargabe trucks
  • Hearse
  • Hotel Shuttles
  • Limousine
  • Pump trucks
  • Refrigerated trucks
  • Repair company vans
  • Rideshare vehicles (Uber, or Lyft)
  • School busses
  • Semi-trucks
  • Step vans
  • Tank trucks
  • Taxicabs
  • Tow trucks
  • Tractor-trailers
  • Utility company trucks
  • Wheelchair busses
  • Wheelchair vans

Get a Winning Team In Your Corner As Soon As Possible

One thing is certain when it comes to commercial vehicle accident injuries – the insurance company won’t treat you fairly unless you have a good lawyer in your corner.  Why?  Because commercial insurance policies are much bigger than your simple car insurance policy, and therefore the insurance companies have more to lose, and are therefore much more aggressive in denying coverage and offering low-ball offers go get injured people to go away, or pay them far less than what they deserve.

If you’ve been hurt in an accident involving a company vehicle, commercial vehicle, or semi-truck, you owe it to yourself and your future to call us for a free consultation.  Call us today at (210) 910-4357

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