Learning to Write Heavy Truck & Trailer Claims Has Never Been Easier

IA Path knows trucks and trailers can be overwhleming so we made it easy

  • High Quality Videos

    This isn't a bunch of slides, this is high-quality videos looking at damaged trucks and trailers with two professional and experienced instructors.

  • Step by Step Plan

    Inspecting trucks doesn't have to be hard, we provide the step by step plan and process to make sure you are successful on even your FIRST claim.

  • Estimate Writing

    We show you how to take your photos and notes, get part prices, then turn it into an industry-standard estimate that will get approved.

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Course curriculum

  • 1

    Introduction

    • Introduction

    • Register for the Community

    • Things You'll Need When Inspecting

    • CONSTRUCTION ZONE - Heads up!

  • 2

    Reviewing the Assignment

    • Introduction to Receiving an Assignment

    • Receiving the Assignment

    • Scheduling Your Days Work **BONUS**

    • The Appointment Setting Call

  • 3

    Tractor/Trucks

    • The Making of an American Truck (Documentary)

    • Introduction to the Inspection

    • Put Your Mind at Ease

    • The Inspection Conversation

    • Safety

    • Taking Photos of the Unit

    • Spec Sheet & Scoping the Unit

    • Part Identification

    • Fiberglass

    • Cargo Vans

    • Total Burn (Fire)

    • World's Biggest Truck Factory (Documentary)

  • 4

    Tractor Trucks Parts Research

    • Introduction to Parts Research

    • Approximate Labor Times

    • Vin Decoders

    • Parts Price Research and Estimate Writing Example Using CCC One

    • LKQ/Recycled/Used Parts Suppliers

    • Aftermarket Parts Suppliers

  • 5

    Trailers

    • Hows It's Made: Semi Trailers

    • Axle Configuration

    • Spec Sheet for Trailers

    • Dry Van Trailer and Parts List

    • Intermodal / Container Trailer and Chassis

    • Reefer (Refrigerated) Trailer

    • Chemical Tank Trailer - Hows it Made

    • Intermodal / Container Trailer and Chassis

    • Flatbed Trailer

    • Specialty Trailers

    • Trailer Manufacturers

    • Trailer Video Bonus Links Section

  • 6

    Writing the Estimate (TruckWriter Estimator)

    • Intro to Writing an Estimate in TruckWriter

    • General Navigation

    • Truck Sections Overview

    • Writing an Estimate

    • How to Repair a Panel

    • How to Create a Manual Line

    • How to Print an Estimate

  • 7

    Uploading the Claim

    • Intro to Uploading a Claim

    • Uploading a Claim

  • 8

    Total Loss

    • Intro to Total Loss

    • Used Trailerer Sourcing

    • Heavy Truck Total Loss Forms

    • Obtaining an ACV - Getting 3 Comparables

  • 9

    Supplement

    • Intro to Supplements

    • Supplement

    • Handling a Supplement Without a Re-inspection

    • Supplement Example

  • 10

    Practice Estimates

    • Intro to Practice Estimates

    • FRONT BUMPER & HOOD DAMAGE - 2015 Mack

    • FRONT END DAMAGE - 2015 Peterbilt 348

    • SIDE & TIRE DAMAGE - 2017 Peterbilt 389

    • SIDE CAB DAMAGE - 2018 Peterbilt

    • EXTREME CAB DAMAGE- 2019 Freightliner

    • UNDECARRIAGE - Trailer Damage (from videos)

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