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Automobile Carrier Insurance

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Automobile Carrier Insurance

Every year, thousands of retirees use the services of automobile carriers to ship their cars cross-country to their winter or summer homes. And just like you make sure your moving company has insurance when you’re relocating your household to a new home, you’re best advised to find out the exact terms and conditions of your automobile carrier’s insurance policy.

In the United States, every automobile carrier is legally required to have liability insurance as well as cargo insurance. Before you hire an auto carrier, remember to enquire about how much insurance coverage they provide, and what are the exact specifications of the policy. Read the fine print on the contract before you sign it. To ensure there aren’t any questions about who’s liable in the event of damages while your vehicle is in the automobile carrier’s care, inspect your vehicle carefully before auto shipping. Take photos of any dents, dings, or scratches, and make a written record of them. This way, you’ll have a record of the condition your car was in before you handed the keys to the automobile carrier. This record will substantiate any claim you want to make if your car is damaged in transit.



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