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Car Transport Insurance
You wouldn't drive a car without insurance, so why would you ship one without it? Incidents are rare, but without the right insurance, you'll have to pay for any dents (or worse) that happen on the transport truck.
Ask the tough questions
Before you decide on a car transport company , ask to see a copy of their insurance certificate.
Don't be afraid to ask questions if anything seems unclear. Will your vehicle be covered for all damage during shipping, or just damage to the exterior? Is there an additional charge for insurance? What is the excess, if any?
Make sure you get any promises from the car transport company in writing.
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Your existing car insurance might cover the vehicle during transport. Check your policy carefully, or contact your insurance provider and ask all the same questions - what exactly is covered and how much it will cost if something does go wrong.
Preparing your car for a damage-free trip
Before you hand over your car and keys, make sure the car is empty of any personal items and anything moveable is tightly secured.
Loose objects can move around and damage your car during shipping, and chances are this won't be covered by your insurance policy.
When you give your car to a freight company, they will inspect the vehicle and note any existing damage. Make sure you are present for the examination and sign off on the list of faults.
You might also want to take a few pre-trip photographs of your vehicle.
When your car arrives, do a thorough check for any damage from shipping. Be sure to start the car and make sure it runs, as well as checking the body for dents.
Report any problems to your transport company and lodge an insurance claim immediately.
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