About the Program

Canal TestDrive features a telematics device powered by Samsara, a leader in trucking technology solutions. Simply install the device in your truck, and miles driven will be reported electronically on a monthly basis to calculate your insurance cost. And the best part? We’ll cover the entire cost of the Canal TestDrive device for as long as you’re in the program.

Canal TestDrive insureds may add trucks during the first policy year to total no more than 4.

Basic Criteria

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Less than two years in business
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Trucking operations with a DOT number
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Operating Up to 4 trucks In the United States

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2 years CDL driving experience
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Truck Model 2000 or Newer


  • Only pay for the miles you drive each month (not idle time)
  • No monthly paperwork
  • No monthly minimum premium
  • Paperless cab/document storage
  • No large out-of-pocket startup cost, making it one of the lowest in the industry
  • Deposit can be applied to your renewal policy
  • Mobile app

The Canal TestDrive device meets the requirements for electronic logging (as mandated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) and can assist with required IFTA reporting, as stated by Samsara.

Our Mission

A family of shareholders, employees, and partnerships, fueled by decades of motor carrier expertise and resolve, and driven by unlimited vision, opportunity, and innovation, to deliver first class protection and service to our customers.

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Our newest billing feature is now available for a select group of Canal products, including Canal TestDrive! The Canal Pay Center is a one-stop-spot for quick and easy bill payment.

Insureds can choose to enroll in AutoPay and have their bill paid automatically each month.


Already a Canal TestDrive client? Support is always available:

Email: TestDrive@canal-ins.com

Canal TestDrive Customer Support: 877.770.3880

Customer Billing Support: 888.504.1688

Canal Claims Service: 888.247.4424