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Contractor Insurance

Automotive Garage Insurance

No matter how many years of experience your employees may have in working in an automative garage or auto repair shop, working underneath a vehicle presents an opportunity for injury.

Given the size and weight of the average vehicle, improper usage of a jack or lift can have disastrous consequences. And because jacks and lifts are used so prevalently in shops, workers may become complacent, thus increasing the likelihood of injury.

To help protect workers and ensure that your business stays accident-free, it’s important to keep in mind the following safety precautions:

Choosing the Right Equipment


As with any task, using the right tools can improve efficiency and safety. There are a number of tools that can help employees work underneath a vehicle.


Using Equipment Properly


Once you have chosen the right equipment for the job, you will want to ensure that workers are taking the appropriate steps to ensure their safety and the safety of their co-workers.


Garage Pits


Garage pits are used in shops and allow mechanics to work under vehicles without the use of a jack, lift or other device. However, before installing or utilizing a garage pit, it’s important to keep in mind some general safety precautions.


Protect Your Business with the Right Coverage

In addition to the on-the-job risks your employees face each and every day, auto repair garages carry a number of other unique exposures. Things like technician errors, equipment damage and more can all be incredibly costly and can lead to business disruptions or worse.

Thankfully, you can protect your investment by acquiring the appropriate auto garage insurance coverage. To learn more about your options and to determine the policy that works best for your automotive garage business, contact Regional Insurance today.

Regional Insurance offers insurance products for your business whether you have one vehicle, a few vehicles or a large fleet - we can assist with comprehensive coverage for automotive garage insurance at an attractive rate.

Contact us today to schedule your FREE complimentary consultation.

Insure with the best.

Head Office:

2800 Skymark Ave., Unit 34
Mississauga, Ontario
L4W 5A6

(905) 238-9676

We are the one-stop-shop Insurance Brokerage Service for clients in Toronto, Mississauga, Brampton, Milton, Burlington, Oakville, Vaughan, Newmarket, Richmond Hill, Markham, Aurora, and the rest of the GTA.

U.S Coverage

Through our industry leading insurers we can accommodate a local radius of operation, short haul, mid-haul or long haul including U.S. exposure. Our knowledgeable staff can assist you with any required government forms, U.S. filings and/or CVOR (definition) analysis.

Our products can include loss of use, borrowed or rented vehicles, employees driving their own vehicles, non-owned vehicles and trailers.

  • Wholesale Delivery

  • Retail Delivery

  • Trades and Construction

  • Owner Operators

  • Contract Carriers

  • Common Carriers

  • Sales and Service Vehicle


Garage Automobile and Non-Owned Automobile Insurance


Regional Insurance also represents the leading insurers for Garage Automobile Insurance for both Owned and Non-Owned automobiles.

The classes of insurance we can offer include but are not limited to:

  • Auto Body Shops

  • Auto Repair Facilities

  • Specialty Shops (Muffler / Glass)

  • Vehicle Sales and Vehicles on Consignment

  • Dealer or Service Plates

  • Valet and Parking Facilities

  • Storage

Our non-owned auto liability products include policies for applicants whose employees drive their own vehicles for business. Also if your business uses hired, rented and/or borrowed vehicles we can assist with tailoring a policy to properly protect you from these exposures.

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