Towing Industry

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Towing Industry Expertise

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Our roots date all the way back to 1918 we have a long history of providing consultative services to businesses and are experienced in a variety of industries. Visit to read our full story.

At UWIB, we see ourselves as partners with small and mid-sized businesses that find themselves facing the challenges of navigating through today’s labor and insurance complexities. We bring our years of experience and insight to the world of towing, impound, storage facilities and truck repair, with our goal being to expertly serve our clients.

Because of our focus, we provide all of these tailored services at no additional cost, and more often than not, we can assist our clients to save money immediately after performing our cost-free review.



Based on our real-world experiences which span two decades, we provide a unique, practical, and cost effective set of solutions.

Insight – We’ve learned valuable lessons and use common sense to solve problems

Experience – More than three and a half decades of consulting businesses including Towing, Impound, Storage and Truck Repair Facilities.

Passion – We’re passionate about managing risks with great attention to detail, while still helping our clients to be thrifty.

What We’ll Do For You

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    Uncover your most critical
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    Customize a program to
    compare your options

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    We’ll continue to advise
    and stand beside you

Dana Coates


Dana Coates spearheads our Towing Industry Program, and has been a licensed insurance broker for more than 35 years.  Dana is one of the principals at United Western Insurance Brokers. Since his start in 1975, Dana went on to establish his own agency in 1990 and in 2012, after growing and merging with another agency, he and his wife Gina, joined the United Agencies Group in 2012.  With 40 locations throughout the Western US, the United Agencies Group generates premium volume nearing $350 million dollars.

Dana brings his 35+ years of consulting to small and mid-sized businesses to the towing industry.  Dana realizes the challenges those in the towing industry face, and ways in which to respond to those challenges.

In his spare time, Dana enjoys travel, physical fitness and the great outdoors. Dana races Porsche automobiles and serves on several non-profit boards.  Dana and his wife Gina split their time between Southern California and Washington State and have two married children.

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Towing Industry Coverage Descriptions

BUSINESS AUTO – The business auto insurance coverage is designed to protect your towing business in the event of an accident, theft, injury, and/or other damages involving your vehicles and your employees while driving insured towing company vehicles.

GARAGE KEEPERS COVERAGE – This towing insurance form provides your business with legal liability insurance protection for damages to your towing customer’s vehicles while in your care, custody and control, for service, repair, or while in storage.

BUSINESS LIABILITY – This towing insurance form provides coverage in the event a Commercial General Liability loss has resulted in injury or property damage. It insures your tow truck business against liability that has arisen from the daily operations of your business.

ON HOOK/CARGO – This towing insurance form covers your company’s legal liability on the lawful goods and articles officially accepted by your organization, while in due course of transit or in the process of recovery by a scheduled vehicle. Coverage for loading and unloading is also provided.