There are only so many ways to get a bike transported safely across state lines. Fortunately, there are many reliable motorcycle shipping services throughout California, even nearby your home in Santa Clarita.
These transporters are skilled and properly equipped to get a motorcycle from one place to the next without causing it any harm or adding on unnecessary mileage.
Allowing a transporter to carry out the process of shipping gives you more time to focus on other matters while they perform the more time consuming, difficult task. With such affordable rates, there’s no reason not to take advantage of such services. As long as you hire a company with a great reputation, you can assure your motorcycle will be delivered successfully.
Qualities of a Potentially Unsafe Transport Company.
- They don’t have approval from the DOT.
- They do not have any of the necessary certificates or state licensing.
- A large down payment is demanded.
- They do not offer insurance during the transport.
- They don’t have the right equipment.
- Their employees and drivers are not trained.
- They don’t have an easy to find website.
- They do not uphold a positive reputation.
- They’re lacking in their assortment of services.
- Their customer service is rude and not willing to help.
Always follow your intuition. If a transporter gives you a bad vibe, don’t hire them. Walk away and possibly even report them to the BBB if you are certain that they were trying to scam you in some way. Fortunately, there are many ways to assure that you don’t end up victimized. Just be cautious and take your time searching for a reliable transporter in Santa Clarita.
Written By:Joe Webster
Joe 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 auto transport industry from the bottom up and has done virtually every job there is to do at A-1 Auto Transport, including but not limited to: Truck Driver, Dispatch, Sales, PR, Bookkeeping, Transport Planner, Transport Manager, International Transport Manager, Brokering, Customer Service, and Marketing. Working with his mentor Tony Taylor, Joe Webster has learned the ins and outs of this industry which is largely misunderstood.
With over 30 years experience in the industry, we've been helping people ship their vehicles, motorcycles, RV's, heavy equipment, household goods and more across the country or overseas without a hitch. Ask us anything.