Shipping a car long distance over 2000 miles has many risks as cars are exposed to the environment and weather conditions for longer times. Also due to these long distances, delays are more probable and this can cause many inconveniences to tight schedules, not only for customers but for drivers as well. Delivery time for coast to coast car shipping usually take from 7 to 10 business days. It all depends on how many cars need to be picked up and dropped off along the way. Weather and mechanical issues play an important role for delivery times as well. Unfortunately long distances are synonyms for mechanical issues, although a flat tire or a broken radiator can happen even in the shortest mile distance, because carriers are running longer times, they are more exposed to these issues. Fixing a carrier may take longer and cars need to be dropped off at a secure terminal while the carrier is under maintenance. Unfortunately driers need to make sure all mechanical issues are taken care of and repaired completely before getting on the road again, therefore if any accident occurs along the way due to the driver’s negligence, insurance policies will fall hard on his name.
However not all the point on coast to coast vehicle shipping are bad, these are very well traveled routes that serve many customers and hundreds of drivers serve these distances. A great advantage for coast to coast trips for customers is that certain locations that are difficult to reach can be added to these trips and the vehicle can be picked up along the away. For example if you need to move a car from Oklahoma to North Carolina, it can easily be added to a driver that is coming from the west coast towards North Carolina. Also coast to coast routes are great advantage for drivers as it provides more loads, therefore more jobs for them to come back and forth constantly. This advantage serves as a benefit to customers as prices are easier to play with when drivers have many loads to work with.
Before shipping your car coast to coast make sure you plan ahead to avoid any little mishap that can occur along the way.