Transportation

Transportation

TAGA is your home for Garage Risks: Used Car, Auto Repair, Valet, Full Service Car Wash, and Many Others

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.

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Coverages Offered

AutoGarageCargo
Commercial Auto LiabilityDealers Open lotMotor Truck Cargo
Hired/Non Owned LiabilityGarage Keepers Legal LiabilityContingent Cargo
Auto Physical DamageGarage Liability/Scheduled Auto LiabilityReefer Breakdown
Uninsured Motorist/Underinsured MotoristGaragekeepersTrailer Interchange
Personal Injury ProtectionMedical Payments
Short-haul Trucking, under 500 milesFire Legal Liability
Garage Property (Non-admitted Only)

Classes

Auto:Garage:Cargo:
Truckers for Hire (10 or More Units)
Redi-mix
Grain Haulers
Oil Field Deliveries
Hired and Non-Owned Stand Alone (food delivery, food couriers, grocery delivery and miscellaneous delivery operations)
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 ServiceOil & 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

*Excess and Umbrella Coverages available for a very wide range of classes.

Markets Auto

CompanyRatingSizeStates Available
PrimeA-V
TudorA+IX

Markets Garage

CompanyRatingSizeStates Available
CatlinAXV
ColonyAXII
MUSICAXIVTX, NM, OK, AR, LA
United SpecialtyAVIII
VerusA+XVTX, NM, OK, AR, LA

Markets Cargo

CompanyRatingSizeStates Available
Great AmericanAXIII
HallmarkA-VIII
MarkelAXIV
US FireAXII
United SpecialtyAVIII

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Flyers

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Applications Auto

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Applications Garage

Verus Tire Supplemental
Colony Recreational Vehicle
Colony Salvage Yard
Colony Wholesale Dealer
Colony Auto Auction
Colony Garage
Boat/Watercraft Repair
Boat/Watercraft Repair
Storage
Colony Motorcycle & Watercraft
Colony Property
Colony Heavy Vehicle
Catlin Garage
Colony Valet Parking
Colony Storage Facility G1623_2-12

Applications Cargo

Great American Cargo Application
Markel Essex Cargo Application

Applications PIPUM

UM and PIP Rejection Selection Form

Applications TRIA

Century TRIA
Verus TRIA
Markel Essex TRIA Form
Colony TRIA
Essex – Notice of Terrorism Coverage

Department Staff

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Charity Dickehut
Admitted/WC/Trans 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 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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Vivian Escalante
Admitted/WC/Trans 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, twelve-months and one cat in the family. She is also active with the Girl Scouts.

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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 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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Cindy Yurkovich / CISR, CIC
Administration / Transportation Manager