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Transport for Your Car

When your car needs to travel a long distance, it’s ideal to hire the service of an auto transportation company. Here are a few things to keep in mind when getting ready to ship your car.

 

Prepare Your Car

 

You should always prepare your car for the trip. This includes giving it a good wash, remove valuable and lose items, and have the tank quarter full.

 

Ship at Appropriate Time

 

It’s better to be safe than sorry. Be aware of the date your car needs to reach its destination and schedule to have it shipped early or on time to prevent a late arrival.

 

Find a Trustworthy Company

 

There are many shipping companies but you are not guaranteed great service from all. Do your research and find a trustworthy and reputable shipping company.

 

One company that you can trust your car with is Auto Trans Group. Have your car shipped safely and in a timely manner with Auto Trans Group.

The Advantages of Using a Car Shipping Company

Shipping Your Car

Whenever you need a car transported to a different location hundreds of miles away, it’s a better idea to ship your car rather than transport it yourself.

It’s Safer

Transporting your car with a shipping company is safer. You would have to face the risks along the journey and there’s a significantly reduced chance of damage to the car.

Spend Less Money

You will have to consider lodging, eating and gas expenses if you transport your car. It would be less expensive to use the service an auto transport service for a long journey.

Better for the Environment

One less car on the road means less carbon monoxide omission. You will be one of the many car owners who will not be releasing this harmful gas into the atmosphere.
These are three advantages of using a car shipping company. If you need assistance from a car shipping company to transport your car, look no further than Auto Trans Group.

Moving to a New State

Moving to a new state is an exciting endeavor. There are a few things that must be taken care of prior and after moving to a new state. We have listed them here to make your move a smooth one.

Checklist

1. Change of Address- Before you move, be sure to have your mail forwarded to your new address. If all of your bills are online, be sure to change the address in case anything gets sent to your mailbox.
2. Apply for a New License- Visit your local DMV to find out what you’ll need to apply for a license in your new state. Most of the time you may need to just fill out forms and provide proof of your new address.
3. Car Registration- Along with your new license you’ll need to register your vehicle. For that you’ll need your registration documents, forms, and pay a fee.

Vehicle Collection and Delivery Service

If you intend on bringing your new car with you on your journey, consider having your car shipped. The team at Auto Trans Group will guarantee your vehicle will be collected from your old home and shipped to your new one. For more information about our services contact us at 630-701-9888.

Transporting your vehicle

Much like getting yourself ready for a trip, transporting your vehicle means prep time. Before you send your car off, be sure to take the time to do these simple steps.

Clean

Wash your car inside and out. Make notes of any dents or scratches pre-transport, take and date photograph the car from all angles.

Clean out the interior of your car, some transporters will refuse to ship your car with belongings inside. This protects your car from potential thieves out on the road and protects those items from jostling and damaging the interior.

Remove custom items

Decrease your chances of theft on the road by removing detachable stereo systems, dvd players, etc.

Parking passes

Remove toll tags or parking passes in your car as they could be charged on the destination or be a target for thieves.

Vehicle collection and delivery service

If you need your car transported Auto Trans Group offers quality, reliable service. Contact them for a quote today at (630)701-9888.

Car tires

It is vital for the safety of you and your passengers that you check your car tires every so often. It could be very dangerous if they ruptured while you’re driving.  Here are the aspects of your tires that you should be aware of.

Tire checklist

Here are some reasons why it’s imperative to check your tires.

 

    1. Pressure- Looks can be deceiving when it comes to tire pressure. A tire can lose half of its inflation and won’t look flat.

 

    1. Alignment- A cars alignment can be thrown off by simply hitting a curb or a pothole.

 

    1. Rotation- Have your tires regularly rotated for even wear. It usually recommended to be done every 5,000 to 8,000 miles.

 

    1. Tread- Check your tires for uneven wear or bald spots. Loss of thread on a tire means less gripping power and more accidents.

 

 

If you suspect your wheels need maintenance, seek out a professional.

Vehicle collection and delivery service

To save your tires from wear and tear, use a vehicle delivery service to transport your car long distances. Auto Trans Group Inc. are the leading auto transport company and will pick up and ship your car to its precise location. If you need to get your car over a long distance but want to spare your wheels, contact Auto Trans at 630-701-9888.

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