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#5547453 - 01/16/15 06:06 PM Why insure an ATV/UTV
bill oxner Offline
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An agent told me that my first gator was covered by my homeowners policy as long as I was with it. Has it changed?
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#5547593 - 01/16/15 07:29 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
easton1025 Offline
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buddy got grass hung underneath on his Polaris ranger month ago and it caught fire.burned to the ground...Homeowners policy covered it even thought it was not at his house when it happened...

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#5547767 - 01/16/15 09:17 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
BA223 Offline
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Been thinking about heading to Colorado and riding the Alpine Loop in a few months. From what I can tell, Colorado requires a permit for my Ranger, and proof of insurance on it, to get that permit. That's the only reason I'd get it. My agent says it's really cheap.

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#5547866 - 01/16/15 10:44 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
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Theft. They don't usually steal then while you're sitting on them. Some guys leave them at the lease or on the trailer while away from the truck. We own the land, so all of them stay at the ranch all the time. Really cheap to insure, so no reason not to.
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#5548510 - 01/17/15 02:31 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
jetdad Offline
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If you go to a public range and use it for sporting clays, etc., I've heard some require you to prove you have liability ins.

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#5548584 - 01/17/15 03:55 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
westexhunt Offline
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Full coverage on my crew was almost $400/yr on a stand alone policy. I didn't insure it after the first year. I am going to shop around before I haul it again. Theft is my main concern.


Edited by westexhunt (01/17/15 04:13 PM)

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#5548605 - 01/17/15 04:09 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
bill oxner Offline
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Full coverage on my pickup is only $700 per year. It covers my gator while hauling it.
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#5548639 - 01/17/15 04:31 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
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At farmers i pay like 13 a mth for my 2013 rhino and trailer..well worth it cuz my trailer was stolen
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#5548642 - 01/17/15 04:32 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
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Edited by daniel1381 (01/17/15 04:32 PM)
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#5548648 - 01/17/15 04:36 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: daniel1381]
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Off premises; you have a problem.

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#5548740 - 01/17/15 06:04 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
jetdad Offline
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I got off premises and liability for about $150/yr on my mule. My agent does not over-sell products. She told me my homeowners will not cover it off premise.

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#5548966 - 01/17/15 08:11 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
daniel1381 Offline
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Plus my deductible for a atv policy is 200 for my house is 1600.00
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#5550964 - 01/18/15 09:52 PM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
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Originally Posted By: bill oxner
Full coverage on my pickup is only $700 per year. It covers my gator while hauling it.


Get that in writing from your agent. I've been in the insurance business for almost 20 years and have never seen an auto policy that covered physical damage to another motorized vehicle (or trailer for that matter) that is being towed or hauled. Liability for towed trailers, yes, but physical damage, no.

I'm not claiming to have seen every policy written, and you could very well be correct, but I've never seen it.
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#5555196 - 01/21/15 07:04 AM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: bill oxner]
Jasb Offline
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$125 yr on my crew...for that price why not?

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#5555372 - 01/21/15 08:42 AM Re: Why insure an ATV/UTV [Re: Jasb]
tlk Offline
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hit a pothole at deer lease and wiped out my front end - over couple grand to fix - sure glad I had insurance
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