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The price to ship your car from to is $. This includes Door to Door service and Full Coverage Insurance. This price quote is only good for 24 hours.

If you like the price and want to lock in, we will need a credit card on file. NOTHING is charged upfront. We have NO DEPOSIT. Only when our carrier is dispatched and on the way to pick up your vehicle is a down payment of $200 charged on your credit card and the balance is due to the driver on DELIVERY.

Please do NOT click the Place my order button unless you are able to leave a valid credit card on file on the next page.

Please phone 800-930-7417 to make a reservation and or find out when your vehicle can be picked up. Live Transport Specialist Standing by!

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We have Been in the Auto Transport Business Since 1999 with an A+ rating from the Better Business Bureau!

Use our auto transport calculator to find out. You will see your auto shipping quote in less then 30 seconds with our price calculator, and find out when your vehicle can be picked up.

We strive to provide the lowest possible price to move your vehicle within a reasonable amount of time. Our pricing experts consider not only supply and demand and diesel fuel rates, but also provide special discounts for popular transport routes and seasonal backhaul routes.
The good news is the trucks travel about 400 miles per day. American Auto Shipping provides online tracking of your vehicles shipment 24/7.
Yes, using our 10 car open carriers, we allow you to have 100 pounds of personal items in the trunk of your car or cargo area of your truck/SUV while it's being transported. If you ship your vehicle in an enclosed carrier you can pack it full!
Concierge transport services are the services that we offer at no extra cost to our customers. These services include:
  • A free car wash inside and out after your car has been delivered.
  • Free rental car if it takes longer than 14 days from pickup to delivery.
  • Your own personal concierge that will be with you from the quote process until delivery.

How Far Can Car Shippers Drive in a Day?

How Far Can Car Carriers Drive in a dayIf you’ve been searching for a company that can transport your vehicle for you, chances are you’ve already done a bit of research and understand a bit about how the vehicle shipping industry works and how carriers operate and some of the differences between shipping a car and shipping a box through USPS.

One of the major aspects of shipping a vehicle – and one that most people don’t really think about – is how long it can take for a carrier to get to or from one pickup and delivery location to another, and, simply put, how far car shippers can drive in a day. The answer may surprise you.

According to existing laws and regulations, most car carrier companies can manage anywhere from 350-450 miles per day, though these are estimates and vary wildly based on a number of different factors, which we will explain.

As long-haul companies, auto shippers are grouped in with other interstate haulers in other industries, so the rules apply pretty much the same to any and every company that employs drivers to haul freight across interstate lines.

Federal rules have a maximum per-day of how far and how long carriers can drive before it becomes unsafe for them to continue, so they have to stop after so many hours (usually 8) and take a break in order to keep themselves fresh.

Therefore, a cross-country trip usually takes, at minimum, ten days to complete, because in addition to the limitations that carriers have on how far they can drive in a day, there are also things like pickups and deliveries you have to factor in as well.

Picking up a vehicle can take anywhere from a half hour to two or more, depending on where you’re shipping from and to, what you’re shipping, how many vehicles have to be loaded and unloaded, and simply waiting on customers who aren’t prepared. All this will have an impact on your transit times and how far car shippers drive in a day.

If you are interested in shipping a vehicle, take a moment and fill out our free online auto shipping quote request form. It’s completely free and will get you a free quote to ship your vehicle right away. We work only with top-rated, licensed and insured carriers, so your vehicle will be in good hands from booking to delivery. If you have questions about our services, or would like to speak to someone over the phone about getting your quote, you can contact us any time at 800-930-7417.

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