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Different Types of Auto Transport Carriers

2020-11-26T13:05:10+00:00

We move a wide variety of vehicles and equipment here at Number 1 Auto Transport. Everything from cars and trucks, to motorcycles, to heavy equipment, to large commercial vehicles. As many types of vehicles as there are to move, would you believe there are just as many – if not more – types of auto transport carriers in use? The auto transport trucks we use to move your vehicles come in a wide variety of types. Just like with everyday vehicles, this is so that we can provide custom solutions to unique problems. By having a variety of truck types available to haul, we can find the right fit to deal with your situation. So, what are these truck types, and what makes certain types right for certain vehicles transport needs?

Different Types of Auto Transport Carriers 2020-11-26T13:05:10+00:00

Auto Transport Red Flags

2020-11-21T12:02:30+00:00

It’s great to talk about what to look for in a car transport company. But it’s even more important to have an idea of what to look out for that would make you turn away from one. It would help if you kept an eye out for red flags in the auto transport industry.

Auto Transport Red Flags 2020-11-21T12:02:30+00:00

GM Recalls

2020-11-18T15:41:45+00:00

Vehicle recalls are worrisome – and there have been plenty over the years. As vehicles evolve, there is more that can go wrong. It’s estimated that, in the years leading up to 2014, we would see an average of 10 million to 30 million vehicles facing defect recalls every year.

GM Recalls 2020-11-18T15:41:45+00:00

Open vs. Enclosed Car Shipping

2020-11-09T17:05:38+00:00

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!

Open vs. Enclosed Car Shipping 2020-11-09T17:05:38+00:00

College Student Car Shipping

2020-11-05T12:54:43+00:00

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.

College Student Car Shipping 2020-11-05T12:54:43+00:00

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

2020-10-30T13:56:19+00:00

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.

Three Things to Discuss During Your First Call with an Auto Transport Company 2020-10-30T13:56:19+00:00

15 Questions to Ask an Auto Transport Company

2020-10-29T12:57:33+00:00

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.

15 Questions to Ask an Auto Transport Company 2020-10-29T12:57:33+00:00

Five Things to Look for in a Car Transport Company

2020-10-27T12:13:45+00:00

To help you find the right auto shipping company for your needs, we’ve compiled a list of 5 things to look for or ask about when you’ve made the decision to ship your vehicle.

Five Things to Look for in a Car Transport Company 2020-10-27T12:13:45+00:00

10 Great Benefits of Using an Auto Transport Company

2020-10-23T12:28:48+00:00

Hiring a car transport service that understands how to find the best price and are professionals at what they do, is another option — and we’ve got 10 reasons to back it up!

10 Great Benefits of Using an Auto Transport Company 2020-10-23T12:28:48+00:00

Auto Transport History

2020-10-22T11:03:18+00:00

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.

Auto Transport History 2020-10-22T11:03:18+00:00