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Heffernan Insurance Brokers merged with Phoenix-based NTSG effective April 1, 2017. With over 30 years’ of expertise, NTSG has a strong team of employees specializing in insuring trucking firms in California, Arizona, New Mexico, Texas, Nevada and Colorado, with additional sales and service personnel in various locations across the country. As a division of Heffernan, NTSG continues to provide great products and services to the transportation industry. Trucking industry experts know the benefits of strong client and carrier partnerships, great products, and a comprehensive, “one-stop” service experience for insurance, safety and compliance.


NTSG has developed a unique program to protect your owner operators, protect your trucking company, and to preserve your owner operators’ Independent Contractor status. NTSG has partnered with a trusted Third Party Administrator (TPA) to provide a convenient solution for maintaining an Owner Operator (O/OP) program. This partnership is intended to make the use of independent contractors more convenient.

There are four key components to the O/OP program:

  • The Third Party Administrator
  • Vehicle Compliance and Authority
  • DOT Safety and Compliance
  • Auto Liability and Cargo Insurance


Motor Carrier

  • Carrier, broker, and freight forward authority
  • CSA Monitoring
  • CSA Training
  • Federal and State Motor Carrier account setup
  • Fuel Card
  • New entrant review
  • Sample contracts

Drivers Compliance

  • Background Checks
  • Driver Qualifications setup and maintenance
  • Motor vehicle records
  • Fuel Card
  • Pre-employment screening

Drug and Alcohol Services

  • Drug and Alcohol Testing
  • Drug and Alcohol Consortium Management

Safety Services

  • CSA Monitoring
  • Learning Management System
  • Electronic Logging Devices
  • Accident registers and report forms
  • Drivers Qualification Files
  • Safety Management Consultant Services
  • DOT Audit Consulting

Insurance Services

  • Auto Liability
  • Cargo
  • General Liability/Excess Liability
  • Occupational and Accident
  • Owner/Operator Coverage
  • Property
  • Warehouse
  • Workers Compensation
  • Additional Lines of Commercial Insurance

Matt Planeta
Vice President
D: 602.455.6037
C: 480.299.0965

Kenny Planeta
Vice President
D: 505.944.1014
C: 505.238.3578

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