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Review contract closely because most transport services will not guarantee a pickup date or delivery date, but rather refer to window of time in which they are scheduled.
Insurance is also an issue. Sometimes your own insurance carrier will not cover damages sustained to vehicle while being transported on another. Verify what insurance coverage transport service offers and if you purchase it, make sure it is listed in contract. As with any company, you should verify references of prior service.
Finally, once you've settled on a car transport service and signed contracts, be sure that you receive an "Original Inspection Report." The transport service will inspect vehicle prior to accepting it for transportation. It will note nicks, dings, scratches, dents and defects inside and out.
If there are scratches on windows, these will all be noted on "Original Inspection Report." Make sure you hang onto this, because when your car is delivered, you should take time to go over it slowly. Verify that there are no problems other than what is listed on report.
In most cases, process of transportation is damage- free, but if your car has notable damage not listed on report, then get driver's signature in concurrence with damage and notify transport service. With dual verifications, company should work out a way to reimburse you for any repairs that are necessary. =========================================================== Discover vital information and advice about car and auto transport services. Find out what you must do, and what you must not do. Click http://www.auto-transport-101.com/
Nick Telford regularly buys new cars from across the country, and gets them transported home. Now he's written a series of articles giving his experiences, good & bad, of how to use car transport services.