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Car Shipping Blogs, News, Stories, and Tips from Number 1 Auto Transport

At Number 1 Auto Transport, we want you to do what you can to prepare your car for transport with one of our many services. Read below about some car shipping tips, news, and stories we offer as you prepare for the transport of your car.  If you have any questions or would like to schedule an auto transport service, please give us a call at 855-422-4141.

Open vs. Enclosed Car Shipping

A great way to make your upcoming family move or job relocation less stressful is to have your car shipped — especially if you have extra vehicles, classic cars, or a particularly long distance to go. There are a couple different options you can choose when it comes to shipping your vehicle: enclosed and open car shipping, and both have their advantages and disadvantages. This is a no-nonsense guide meant to explain both options, so you can make the best decision for your needs and budget!

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College Student Car Shipping

There are several advantages to having your car shipped to college rather than driving it yourself or using it to move some of your belongings, along with ways to ensure that shipping your car is as stress free and affordable as possible.

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Three Things to Discuss During Your First Call with an Auto Transport Company

The biggest benefit of hiring an auto transport company is that they save you tons of time. In order to make the process less stressful for you, too, there are three main things you’ll want to cover during your consultation and quote process. There’s no set order in talking about these topics, but it’s best to get them covered as soon as possible, and definitely before you’ve agreed to any transport.

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15 Questions to Ask an Auto Transport Company

A great way to make your family move or job relocation less stressful is to hire an auto transport company. Still, there are many of them out there, and some can be more unsavory than others. You don’t want just anyone handling your vehicle, so we’ve compiled a list of 15 questions to ask that will help narrow your search down to the best company.  Remember — the right one isn’t going to have any trouble answering these and will give you clear cut answers along the way, too.

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Easy Guide on How to Buy and Ship a Car Online

Buying a car online has become quite common — a recent survey states that nearly 70% of people would consider doing so. Still, even in the era of Google it can be a complex process if you don’t know what you’re doing. Really, it just takes a little extra footwork, because in this case you aren’t able to test drive or check over the car yourself.

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Auto Transport History

Auto transport can be traced back to the 15th century with steam and gasoline automobiles; however, the first one was invented by a German named Karl Benz around 1885. During the late 1890’s the automotive industry truly began to roll, and it wasn’t long before the industry was led by the United States.

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