Archive for March 2018
What do we mean by “our” drivers?
Not a lot of people understand how the auto transport industry works. If you haven’t shipped a vehicle before, here’s some useful information. First, we don’t employ any drivers. Like every transport company, we contract with individual auto carrier drivers. These drivers typically own their own auto carriers; many of them have favorite routes and…Read More
Learn from the experience of others
Undecided over which auto transport firm to use? You’re not the only one; most people who decide to ship a vehicle only once or twice in a lifetime don’t have any idea of how to begin! Why not ask someone who’s been there? Or better yet, a whole bunch of people? It’s easy to find…Read More
Clouded headlight lenses are a pain. Here’s how to restore them.
It’s amazing how quick those beautifully clear headlight lenses become yellowed and cloudy. Sometimes we wonder why the engineers who designed the gorgeous curves and angles in those plastic lenses haven’t also figured out how to keep them from aging so soon. It’s not just their appearance that’s disturbing, either. Besides reducing the amount of…Read More
Can you trust online auto transport reviews?
When you start your search for a reliable auto transport company, you’ll may want to start by gravitating toward review websites to get previous customer experiences. That’s a good idea – and a bad idea. You should be aware that many auto transport companies will hire people, or use their own employees, to submit falsely…Read More
Should you double-up on insurance when you ship?
There are any number of things that can go wrong when you ship a car. Bad weather, detours, damaged roads – a huge number of things can stand in the way of your vehicle getting to its destination unharmed. That’s why we assure our customers that we carry insurance. But if you’re super-nervous, you might…Read More
Who would buy a car online? Well, maybe you would.
With the domestic and global economy still in a lax state, and with many currencies struggling to regain stability, you might think that car sales would be struggling to maintain their momentum. But that’s not the case in many parts of the world; in fact, car sales in many countries are actually increasing. One…Read More
Your car got there. But, uh … your keys didn’t.
Who wants to hear this from their auto transporter? A late-night call from a destination a thousand miles away – you know it can’t be good news, right? And you are correct. The driver – the same driver who picked up your auto from your driveway, drove it onto the carrier, carefully checked for…Read More
How is my shipping price determined?
Here’s what we take into consideration as we calculate the quote we offer for shipping your vehicle: Distance The destination point is the main component in calculating how much it costs to ship a car with DIY Transport. Longer distances naturally lead to a higher overall price, but at a lower cost per mile.…Read More