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Transporting Your Vehicle from a Rural Area

If you live in a very rural area and are in need of auto transport, the logistics of your location will require some extra effort in order for your vehicle to be transported. Not being located in a city or a close suburban area means that the process will take a bit longer, but if you check out the following overview, it’ll be as painless of a process as possible Plan Ahead. One of the first things to be aware of when deciding to transport your vehicle from a rural area is that you will need to plan ahead. Normally,…

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Why Do Auto Transport Quotes Vary?

When you are in the process of deciding which auto transport broker to use to ship your vehicle, one of the things that you’ll notice is how much auto transport quotes vary by a large amount between different companies. With many of the auto transport companies offering free, instant quotes, seeing these variations may confuse you. Though choosing to automatically go with the company offering the lowest quote is not the smartest option, understanding why auto transport quotes vary will help you to make a better-informed decision. Some Companies Hide Hidden Charges. Not all auto transport brokers are completely forthcoming…

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Transporting a Travel Trailer

Auto transport carriers have to transport all kinds of vehicles. The majority of the vehicles are usually just normal cars, but sometimes they also are asked to transport other types of vehicles, such as: Limousines. Construction vehicles. Small trucks. Vans. Another type of vehicle (or vehicle attachment if you will) that they may be asked to transport are travel trailers. If you’re in need of having a travel trailer shipped, there are some things that you need to be aware of first.  They Can’t Be Shipped on an Open Auto Transport Trailer. The first thing that you have to be…

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The Most Important Auto Transport Safety Tips

Auto transport is usually a safe process, with the chances of anything going wrong being quite low. Nonetheless, even though auto transport is generally safe, there are some important auto transport safety tips that you should be aware of, especially if you’ve never been through the process before. Check them out: Clear Out Any Valuables. Before the auto transport carrier loads your car onto the transport trailer, you need to make sure that you clear out any valuables that may still be inside. Some of the key places to look are: The trunk. The glove compartment. Underneath and on the…

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Preparing Your Car for a Hurricane

Depending on where your live, hurricanes are simply a fact of life. Whether they occur frequently or not, hurricanes can ravage certain areas, especially ones that are unprepared. Cars can suffer a significant amount of damage from hurricanes since being exposed to the elements means that they can suffer flood-related damage or be the victim of fallen objects. So if you’re aware of a hurricane that’s approaching or live in an area that’s prone to them, the following tips should help you to prepare your car for a hurricane as much as possible:  Take Out All Important Documents. If you’re…

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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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