Shipping a Vehicle
Getting your Vehicle Ready
- There should be no obvious fluid leaks.
- Vehicle must be clean for origin physical inspection.
- Gas tank level should be at 1/4 tank or lower.
- Disconnect or disable alarm systems.
- Portable stereo equipment, cassette decks or CD players, car phones, garage door openers, and E-Z pass should be removed.
- Antennas should be fully retracted or removed.
- No personal belongings (except standard vehicle items i.e. jack and spare tire).
- Remove exterior spare tire cover, grill covers, or car covers.
- Plants and hazardous materials are forbidden by law to be transported.
- Provide one set of ALL keys for the vehicle to the mover.
- Remove non-permanent luggage, bike, or ski racks.
- Prepare vehicle for the new climate. This may include engine coolant, transmission oil, and other fluids.
Vehicle Inspection Requirements
- You, or your assigned representative, must be present for inspection at pick-up and delivery.
- You must sign the bill of lading and condition report at origin and destination.
- You are responsible for confirming that vehicle’s condition is the same as when it was picked-up. You must do this before the delivery driver leaves.
- If damaged, you MUST write a clear description on the auto inventory form.
- Damages not documented on the auto inventory form at the time of delivery will result in the denial of a claim.
Coverage for your Vehicle
- In the event of damage, contact your Transportation Company Counselor to request a claim form