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Transportation

Tejas American General Agency is your Transportation Insurance source. In Texas and the contiguous states, we offer competitive markets and high level of expertise on auto, garage and cargo coverages.

Coverages

Auto: Garage: Cargo
  • Commercial Auto Liability
  • Hired/Non Owned Liability
  • Auto Physical Damage
  • Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured Motorist
  • Personal Injury Protection
  • Short-haul Trucking, under 500 miles
  • Dealers Open lot
  • Garage Keepers Legal Liability
  • Garage Liability/Scheduled Auto Liability
  • Garagekeepers
  • Medical Payments
  • Fire Legal Liability
  • Garage Property (Non-admitted Only)
  • Motor Truck Cargo
  • Contingent Cargo
  • Reefer Breakdown
  • Trailer Interchange

Classes

Auto: Garage: Cargo:
  • Waste Haulers
  • Truckers for Hire (10 or More Units)
  • Redi-mix
  • Grain Haulers
  • High Value Physical Damage
  • Oil Field Deliveries
  • Food Delivery
  • Hired and Non-Owned Stand Alone (Fast Food Deliver)
  • Excess Auto Liability
  • Antique/Classic Auto Dealers
  • Antique/Classic Auto Restoration
  • Auctions
  • Auto Body Shops
  • Bedliner Installation
  • Car Wash – Full Service
  • Emergency Vehicle Sales and Service
  • Golf Carts Sales & Repair
  • Heavy Equipment Repair
  • Horse Trailer Sales and Service
  • Impound Yards with Non-Fleet Wreckers
  • Mobile Mechanics/Roadside Repair
  • Mobility Equipment Sales and Installation
  • Motorcycle/ATV Sales & Service
  • Motor Home Sales and Service
  • Oil & Lube
  • Roadside Assistance
  • Salvage Yards
  • Scooter/MOPED Sales and Service
  • RV/Travel Trailer Sales and Service
  • Tire Dealers & Service
  • Truck Stops (Rural)
  • Truck Tractor Sales and Service
  • Used Auto Dealers
  • Valet Parking Services
  • Van Conversion (Cosmetic Only)
  • Vehicle Wraps
  • Window Tinting & Windshield Repair
  • Household Goods
  • Livestock
  • Steel
  • Pipe
  • Produce
  • General Merchandise
  • Refrigerated Loads

Markets-Auto

Company
Rating
Size
States Available
HallmarkA-VIII
PrimeA-V
TudorA+IX

Markets-Garage

Company
Rating
Size
States Available
Catlin A XV
Colony A XII
United Specialty A VIII
Verus A+ XV

Markets-Cargo

Company
Rating
Size
States Available
Great American A XIII
Hallmark A- VIII
Markel A XIV
US Fire A XII
United Specialty A VIII

Markets-Auto Phys Dam

What We’ve Been Writing

Period
Document
Fourth Quarter 2016 WWBW Transportation Fourth Quarter 2016
Third Quarter 2016 WWBW Transportation Third Quarter 2016
Second Quarter 2016 WWBW Transportation Second Quarter 2016

Flyers

Applications-Auto

The following Applications are available for submission online:
 
 
IPC Tudor Food Delivery
IPC Courier Auto Liability Application

Applications-Garage

Applications-Cargo

The following Applications are available for submission online:
 
 
Great American Cargo Application
Markel Essex Cargo Application

Applications-PIPUM

The following Applications are available for submission online:
 
 
UM and PIP Rejection Selection Form

Applications-TRIA

The following Applications are available for submission online:
 
 
Century TRIA
Verus TRIA
Markel Essex TRIA Form
Colony TRIA
Essex - Notice of Terrorism Coverage

Department Staff

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    Vivian Escalante

    Transportation / Workers Compensation / Preferred Underwriter

    Vivian has been in the insurance industry for over 13 years. She’s been an Underwriter with TAGA since 2001. She knows that being a nice, friendly person that has knowledge of their job is essential to good customer service. One of her favorite hobbies is cake decorating. She has four children, ages six, four, three,

    Phone: 877-224-3463 x 230

    Vivian has been in the insurance industry for over 13 years. She’s been an Underwriter with TAGA since 2001. She knows that being a nice, friendly person that has knowledge of their job is essential to good customer service.

    One of her favorite hobbies is cake decorating. She has four children, ages six, four, three, twelve-months and one cat in the family. She is also active with the Girl Scouts.

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    Charity Dickehut

    Transportation Underwriter

    Charity began her career in the insurance industry in 1996 as a Policy Technician. She joined the TAGA team in 2000 as a Transportation Underwriter Assistant and now works as a Transportation and Garage Underwriter quoting new and renewal business. She feels that responding quickly and professionally to a customer’s requests and understanding their needs

    Phone: 866-214-4160 x 218

    Charity began her career in the insurance industry in 1996 as a Policy Technician. She joined the TAGA team in 2000 as a Transportation Underwriter Assistant and now works as a Transportation and Garage Underwriter quoting new and renewal business. She feels that responding quickly and professionally to a customer’s requests and understanding their needs is very important.

    Charity graduated from Leander High School and attended Austin Community College. She is married with two children. She loves animals and has lots of pets; two Chihuahuas, two cats, a cockatiel, a turtle and a bearded dragon. She enjoys spending time with the family and playing catch in the backyard

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    Patty Oshel

    Transportation Underwriter Assistant

    Patty has been in the insurance industry for over a decade and has been with TAGA since 2001. During this time, she has done her best to ensure her customers receive a quick turn-around time. She attended Round Rock High School and afterwards spent two years as a court reporter. In her spare time, she

    Phone: 512-531-1720 x 229

    Patty has been in the insurance industry for over a decade and has been with TAGA since 2001. During this time, she has done her best to ensure her customers receive a quick turn-around time.

    She attended Round Rock High School and afterwards spent two years as a court reporter. In her spare time, she loves reading, writing and music. She has a 12 year daughter and 2 dogs, a boxer named Forrest and a Boston terrier named Jenny. During the holiday season, she makes blankets for a children’s organization for kids in crisis.

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    Amanda Abel

    Transportation / Commercial Policy Tech

    Amanda joined the TAGA team in July 2012. In this time she has worked as a Transportation and Commercial Policy Tech. Amanda intentionally strives to provide the most prompt, polite, and accurate customer service possible to enhance the experience for those involved. Amanda is proud of her diverse background and Cherokee heritage. In life, Amanda tries

    Phone: 512-531-1727 x 204

    Amanda joined the TAGA team in July 2012. In this time she has worked as a Transportation and Commercial Policy Tech. Amanda intentionally strives to provide the most prompt, polite, and accurate customer service possible to enhance the experience for those involved.

    Amanda is proud of her diverse background and Cherokee heritage. In life, Amanda tries to be sporadic, have fun and treat people the way she would like to be treated. She also enjoys traveling and is a huge Rangers fan.

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    Cindy Yurkovich / CISR, CIC

    Administration / Transportation

    April 1997, proved to be an important step for Cindy and four of her insurance associates. Together they joined to form Tejas American General Agency. Cynthia uses her 28 years of insurance experience in her role as Administrative Manager. In 1991, Cindy was the Administrative Supervisor for a large managing general agency. As Administrative Supervisor,

    Phone: 512-531-1715 x 202

    April 1997, proved to be an important step for Cindy and four of her insurance associates. Together they joined to form Tejas American General Agency. Cynthia uses her 28 years of insurance experience in her role as Administrative Manager.

    In 1991, Cindy was the Administrative Supervisor for a large managing general agency. As Administrative Supervisor, Cindy was responsible for the work flow and quality control of the Commercial Lines Department. This included direct supervision of twenty (20) employees.

    In addition to these responsibilities, Cindy worked with software vendors in the maintenance of the agencies rating and policy issuance programs.

    Prior to working in an administrative capacity, Cindy served as an underwriter from 1988 to 1991. During these three years, she underwrote all lines of commercial insurance.

    She began her insurance career at Crum and Forster in 1978 and continued with the company until 1988. After leaving Crum and Forster, Cindy joined American Indemnity as a multi-line underwriter for a brief period of time. She left American Indemnity to join the Surplus Lines agency business.

    Cindy is a member of AAIP and FIWT. In the past she has served as the Education/Scholarship Chair, Membership Chair and 2nd Vice President at the local association. She holds a CISR and CIC designation.