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Old 10-23-2017, 02:40 AM   #1
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Insurance work around?

As I am having a bit of trouble finding insurance, I was thinking about what non-governmental agencies use buses. I thought of my granddaughters faith kids bus. Churches! I can get ordained and registered for about $35. I'm guessing starting a 501.c church will be reasonably priced. Now you are no longer a private user, you're a staff member of a church. The bus is used by the minister to spread the message and he lives in it while spreading.

Pretty easy work, you just walk up to folks and say "Hey, have you heard the good news?".

Man, I am a half a bubble off plumb aren't I ?
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Old 10-23-2017, 03:29 AM   #2
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Pretty easy work, you just walk up to folks and say "Hey, have you heard the good news?".

Man, I am a half a bubble off plumb aren't I ?
Well, Reverend Jarhead, I think it's a great idea. You can officiate ECCB's upcoming nuptials.

I went online several years ago and got ordained. It was a fun evening. I photoshopped myself in some fancy vestments and printed/ laminated the ID card. Far as I went.

Maybe read a few L. Ron Hubbard books for inspiration.

I'd be interested in hearing more about what you find out, legality wise. It would seem insurance would be pricey because they would think you were hauling people who can get injured and hire lawyers. Actuary stuff.
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Old 10-23-2017, 03:43 AM   #3
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I'll have to talk with the staff at the granddaughters church. It's a small one( the church) and they use the the bus to haul kids around. I wouldn't think they could afford an expensive policy.

L. Ron was kinda right, plastic is evil.
I wouldn't go by reverend, it'd be SGT.
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Old 10-23-2017, 03:53 AM   #4
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I'll have to talk with the staff at the granddaughters church. It's a small one( the church) and they use the the bus to haul kids around. I wouldn't think they could afford an expensive policy.

L. Ron was kinda right, plastic is evil.
I wouldn't go by reverend, it'd be SGT.
I can also ask my brother- he is an accountant for a Church.

So, L Ron did the whole nautical command structure, you'd do similar landlubber version? I can help with logo/graphics and have extensive Coat of Arms vector collection.

Church of Bus , or COB. You could offer oil changes at the services.

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Well, Reverend Jarhead, I think it's a great idea. You can officiate ECCB's upcoming nuptials.

I went online several years ago and got ordained. It was a fun evening. I photoshopped myself in some fancy vestments and printed/ laminated the ID card. Far as I went.

Maybe read a few L. Ron Hubbard books for inspiration.

I'd be interested in hearing more about what you find out, legality wise. It would seem insurance would be pricey because they would think you were hauling people who can get injured and hire lawyers. Actuary stuff.
I think Sandi is gona do that!
And I too am an "ordained minister" with the Church of Universal Life.
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Old 10-23-2017, 08:22 AM   #6
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Its no longer a private vehicle. It would become a commercial vehicle. Different type of insurance. Weigh stations in some states and completely different insurance, but let me know how it turns out.

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Old 10-23-2017, 08:32 AM   #7
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Read this on another site:

"Licensing Standards for Church Bus and Van Drivers. Drivers, whether paid or volunteer, must have a commercial driver's license (CDL) if they operate a vehicle with a gross vehicle weight greater than 26,000 pounds or a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver."
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Old 10-23-2017, 08:36 AM   #8
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There you have it

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There you have it
Listen, If you can be a Pirate, he can be a Church Leader. We don't say "no" to Jarhead's dreams.

If it's just insurance, it is much easier once RV. I used USAA and they kicked-me to Progressive w/ their discount. I have $500K liability and it's $150/yr or something. No collision/comprehension as I don't do that.
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