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Preparing Your Vehicle To Be Shipped

There are a few necessary measures one must take in order to ensure that their car shipping experience goes as smoothly as possible. These practices are standard among auto shippers and can be expected whenever dealing with any auto transport companies. 1. Remove any personal items from your vehicle. Department of Transportation Code mandates that no auto shipper carry anything defined as “Household Goods”. This means that by law, auto shipping companies are not allowed to transport vehicles containing personal items. You will also want to remove any aftermarket parts that are in your vehicle. For instance, DVD players, GPS…

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How long will it take to ship my car?

Here at A-1, we are fully committed to getting your vehicle to you in the timeliest manner possible. The average transit time for shipping cars across the country takes up to two or three weeks but is often much less. However, no matter the distance or situation, you will always be able to track your shipments progress by utilizing our real-time satellite tracking system. Driver Limitations While international car shipping laws vary, federal law stipulates that automobile shipping drivers travel no more than 500 miles per day, which includes any and all auto transport delivery stops along the way. They…

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Contributing Authors

Joe Webster

Joe WebsterJoe Webster began his journey in the auto transport field by attending the University of Southern California (USC), where he graduated with a Bachelor of Business Marketing. After college, he started his career in the…
 

Amanda Williams

Amanda WilliamsAmanda Williams is a mother, an author, and entrepreneur. Her pastimes include the San Diego Padres, anything and everything Disney related, reading for pleasure, running for fun, family trips to Sea World, the San Diego…
 

Neal Kearney

Neal KearneyGraduating from UCSC with a Bachelor's Degree in history, Neal has been an avid writer since childhood and loves writing about anything from automobiles or motorcycles to surfing. Neal has gotten quite a bit of…
 

Angela Caito

Angela CaitoAngela Caito wants to live in a world where love is prevalent, her children are happy, and her waist stays thin no matter how many Oreos she eats. She loves hiking, sailing, surfing, camping and…
 

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