Archive for February 2018
When will my car arrive at its destination?
We at DIY Transport are committed to getting your vehicle to its destination in the timeliest manner possible. Transit time for shipping cars cross-country takes on average up to three weeks, but is often much less. Federal law stipulates that automobile shipping trucks travel no more than 500 miles per day, which includes any and…Read More
Which cars are auto thieves’ favorites?
Auto thefts have risen in recent years, but one thing remains the same: thieves love Honda Accords and Civics made in the 1990s. These two vehicles remain by far the two most commonly stolen vehicles in the United States, according to the National Insurance Crime Bureau. Too, the bureau’s latest annual “Hot Wheels” ranking indicates…Read More
Smart dealerships know the benefits of auto transport
You might think it’s ironic that automobiles are transported, since they themselves are designed and built to provide transportation. But the truth is, when new cars are driven to their respective dealerships, consumers tend to consider them used vehicles. And there is the risk of accidents or damage arising from highway conditions along the way.…Read More
The 3 most-asked questions about auto shipping
Customers often have a lot of questions about auto shipping and its process. Would it surprise you to know that three questions, especially, are among the most asked? It’s understandable that there are a lot of questions involved when considering shipping your car to another state – or another country. Most people have similar…Read More
Make your move easy on the kids
You’re moving. The papers are signed, the new job is waiting, DIY Transport has shipped the car and it’ll be ready for pickup when you get there. Today’s the day. You’re excited. And the kids seem – nervous? Relocating can be stressful, whether you’re moving for a new job or simply want to start…Read More
A Quick Dictionary of Auto Transport Services
Every field has its own language, decipherable, it seems, only to those “in the know.” The auto transport industry is no different, and sometimes we forget that we may be using terms you’re not familiar with. But there’s no need to feel lost in this sea of confusing auto transport words and phrases. Here, we…Read More
When your pets have to move, too
Nearly half of U.S. households have a dog or cat, and in most households those pets are considered members of the family. If that describes your household, and you’re moving from one state to another or across the country (or across the ocean), there’s a chance that you may have a furry friend coming along…Read More
Is there a “best time” to ship your car?
Weather conditions — both at your pickup location and your destination — as well as seasonal demand will have an effect on the price and the efficiency of your vehicle transport. DIY Transport offers these tips for a hassle-free experience: The first thing you’ll want to decide is what’s most important to you: is it…Read More