The process of shipping an ATV can be handled alone, but it is wiser to call on the help of the experts. They’ll get your ATV delivered safe and sound to its destination.
The use of durable transport equipment and the latest shipping technology lessens the risks involved with a transport. To guarantee this, most transport companies cover the vehicles in their care under their insurance policy.
How Should I Have the ATV Shipped?
To receive the ultimate security for your transport at the lowest cost, consider enclosed shipping. This shipping method protects the ATV from outside elements during the transport. Poor weather conditions and other such hazards won’t stand a chance against the thick walls of the shipping container.
When you ship your ATV through enclosed shipping services, it must be prepared according to the regulations set by the shipping company. This lessens certain risks involved in a transport and makes it easier on the professionals caring for its delivery. Although the procedure is different for some transporters, the process of preparation for an ATV’s transport is usually simple to complete.
- Wash the vehicle completely, ridding it of all dirt and grime.
- Check all fluids, tires, and lights to make sure they’re in working order.
- Look for any damages or fluid leaks. Conduct any necessary repairs.
- Document any damages or visible markings to remember the condition of the vehicle before the transport.
- Remove any loose items or accessories.
Have all preparation finished by the day of transport. This shouldn’t take more than a day to complete and could make all the difference in the success and safety of your ATV’s delivery.
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.