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San Antonio Auto Transport

San Antonio (Spanish for “Saint Anthony”), officially the City of San Antonio, is the seventh most populated city in the United States of America and the second most populated city in the state of Texas, with a population of 1,409,019. It was the fastest growing of the top 10 largest cities in the United States from 2000 to 2010, and the second from 1990 to 2000. The city is located in the American Southwest, the south–central part of Texas, and the southwestern corner of an urban region known as the Texas Triangle.

San Antonio serves as the seat of Bexar County. Recent annexations have extended the city’s boundaries into Medina County and, though for only a very tiny area near the city of Garden Ridge, into Comal County. The city has characteristics of other western urban centers in which there are sparsely populated areas and a low density rate outside of the city limits. San Antonio is the center of the San Antonio–New Braunfels Metropolitan Statistical Area. Commonly referred to as Greater San Antonio, the metropolitan area has a population of over 2.3 million based on the 2014 US Census estimate, making it the 25th-largest metropolitan area in the United States and third-largest in the state of Texas. Growth along the Interstate 35 and Interstate 10 corridors to the north, west and east make it likely that the metropolitan area will continue to expand.

The Car Carriage’s network of drivers service San Antonio, New Braunfels, Schertz, Seguin and other areas of San Antonio on a weekly basis. Our auto transport services even schedule pickups in Killeen and Austin every week. Whether you need a vehicle pickup tomorrow, next week, or next month we will have trucks there and at great rates. No matter the location the San Antonio area, call (855) 546-4857 to find out when the next truck will be in your area. Below are some of the San Antonio, TX auto transport services we have recently completed.

San Antonio, TX to Denver, CO
San Antonio, TX to Orlando, FL
San Antonio, TX to Chicago, IL
San Antonio, TX to Miami, FL
San Antonio, TX to Los Angeles, CA
San Antonio, TX to New York, NY
San Antonio, TX to Philadelphia, PA
San Antonio, TX to Phoenix, AZ
San Antonio, TX to San Diego, CA
San Antonio, TX to Seattle, WA
San Antonio, TX to Boston, MA
San Antonio, TX to Houston, TX
San Antonio, TX to San Jose, CA
San Antonio, TX to Indianapolis, IN
San Antonio, TX to Jacksonville, FL
San Antonio, TX to San Francisco, CA
San Antonio, TX to Columbus, OH
San Antonio, TX to Charlotte, NC
San Antonio, TX to Detroit, MI
San Antonio, TX to Memphis, TN
San Antonio, TX to Washington DC

San Antonio Auto Shipping Rates

San Antonio auto shipping rates depend on several factors. The type of vehicle, type of shipping (enclosed or open), pickup/destination location and time frame all impact the rate for shipping your car. Auto transport rates are also depend on the size of vehicle, cost of fuel, seasonal demands, shipping schedule and other factors. Additional fees may be added for inoperable vehicles. For the most current auto transport rates for San Antonio please complete the quote request form at www.thecarcarriage.com or call us (855) 546-4857.

San Antonio Auto Transport Service

We offer affordable terminal to terminal service or door to door service for just about every state from San Antonio and New Braunfels as well as all suburbs including Schertz, Seguin, Canyon Lake, live Oak and Cibolo several times a week. Please reference the information below to find out how often are trucks are going to the your auto’s destination:

Auto Transport and Shipping From San Antonio, TX

San Antonio to California
San Antonio to North Carolina
San Antonio to Georgia
San Antonio to New York
San Antonio to Florida
San Antonio to Massachusetts
San Antonio to New Jersey
San Antonio to Ohio
San Antonio to Illinois
San Antonio to Pennsylvania
San Antonio to Washington
San Antonio to Arizona
San Antonio to Michigan
San Antonio to Indiana
San Antonio to Tennessee
San Antonio to Missouri
San Antonio to Maryland
San Antonio to Wisconsin
San Antonio to Minnesota
San Antonio to Colorado
San Antonio to Alabama
San Antonio to South Carolina
San Antonio to Kentucky
San Antonio to Connecticut
San Antonio to Oregon
San Antonio to Mississippi
San Antonio to Arkansas
San Antonio to Kansas
San Antonio to Utah
San Antonio to Nevada
San Antonio to New Mexico
San Antonio to South Dakota
San Antonio to North Dakota
San Antonio to West Virginia
San Antonio to Delaware
San Antonio to Maine

For San Antonio Auto Transport to Alaska, Hawaii or any state not mentioned above please call us at (855) 723-3200 or complete the quote request form on our home page to check car shipping availability.

Fort Worth Auto Transport

Fort Worth is the 16th-largest city in the United States and the fifth-largest city in the state of Texas. The city is located in North Central Texas and covers nearly 350 square miles (910 km2) in Tarrant, Denton, Parker, and Wise counties—serving as the seat for Tarrant County. According to the 2014 census estimates, Fort Worth has a population of 812,238. The city is the second-largest in the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington metropolitan area (the “DFW Metroplex”).

The city was established in 1849 as an Army outpost on a bluff overlooking the Trinity River. Today Fort Worth still embraces its Western heritage and traditional architecture and design.

The Car Carriage’s network of drivers service Fort Worth, Dallas and all other locations in Texas on a weekly basis. We cover the entire Fort Worth area as well as all suburbs including Arlington, Weatherford, Benbrook, Lake Worth and Haltom City. Our auto transport services even schedule pickups in Killeen and Austin every week. Whether you need a vehicle pickup tomorrow, next week, or next month we will have trucks there and at great rates. No matter the location the Fort Worth area, call (855) 723-3200 to find out when the next truck will be in your area. Below are some of the Fort Worth auto transport services we have recently completed.

Fort Worth, TX to New York, NY
Fort Worth, TX to Denver, CO
Fort Worth, TX to Chicago, IL
Fort Worth, TX to Miami, FL
Fort Worth, TX to Los Angeles, CA
Fort Worth, TX to Philadelphia, PA
Fort Worth, TX to Phoenix, AZ
Fort Worth, TX to San Diego, CA
Fort Worth, TX to Seattle, WA
Fort Worth, TX to Boston, MA
Fort Worth, TX to Houston, TX
Fort Worth, TX to San Jose, CA
Fort Worth, TX to Indianapolis, IN
Fort Worth, TX to Jacksonville, FL
Fort Worth, TX to San Francisco, CA
Fort Worth, TX to Columbus, OH
Fort Worth, TX to Charlotte, NC
Fort Worth, TX to Detroit, MI
Fort Worth, TX to Memphis, TN
Fort Worth, TX to Washington DC

Fort Worth Auto Shipping Rates

Fort Worth auto shipping rates depend on several factors. The type of vehicle, type of shipping (enclosed or open), pickup/destination location and time frame all impact the rate for shipping your car. Auto transport rates are also depend on the size of vehicle, cost of fuel, seasonal demands, shipping schedule and other factors. Additional fees may be added for inoperable vehicles. For the most current auto transport rates for Fort Worth please complete the quote form at www.thecarcarriage.com or call us (855) 723-3200.

Fort Worth Auto Transport Service

We offer affordable terminal to terminal service or door to door service for just about every state on a weekly basis in Fort Worth, Fort Worth and as well as all suburbs including Plano, McKinney, Mesquite, and Garland two to three times a week. Please reference the information below to find out how often are trucks are going to the your auto’s destination:

Auto Transport and Shipping To and From Fort Worth, TX

Fort Worth to California
Fort Worth to North Carolina
Fort Worth to Georgia
Fort Worth to New York
Fort Worth to Florida
Fort Worth to Massachusetts
Fort Worth to New Jersey
Fort Worth to Ohio
Fort Worth to Illinois
Fort Worth to Pennsylvania
Fort Worth to Washington
Fort Worth to Arizona
Fort Worth to Michigan
Fort Worth to Indiana
Fort Worth to Tennessee
Fort Worth to Missouri
Fort Worth to Maryland
Fort Worth to Wisconsin
Fort Worth to Minnesota
Fort Worth to Colorado
Fort Worth to Alabama
Fort Worth to South Carolina
Fort Worth to Kentucky
Fort Worth to Connecticut
Fort Worth to Oregon
Fort Worth to Mississippi
Fort Worth to Arkansas
Fort Worth to Kansas
Fort Worth to Utah
Fort Worth to Nevada
Fort Worth to New Mexico
Fort Worth to South Dakota
Fort Worth to North Dakota
Fort Worth to West Virginia
Fort Worth to Delaware
Fort Worth to Maine

For Fort Worth Auto Transport to Alaska, Hawaii or any state not mentioned above please call us at (855) 723-3200 or complete the quote form on our home page to check shipping availability.

Dallas Auto Transport

Auto Transport To and From Dallas, Tx

Dallas is a major city in Texas and is the largest urban center of the fourth most populous metropolitan area in the United States. The city proper ranks ninth in the U.S. and third in Texas after Houston and San Antonio. The city’s prominence arose from its historical importance as a center for the oil and cotton industries, and its position along numerous railroad lines. The bulk of the city is in Dallas County, of which it is the county seat; however, sections of the city are located in Collin, Denton, Kaufman, and Rockwall counties. According to the 2010 United States Census, the city had a population of 1,197,816. The United States Census Bureau’s estimate for the city’s population increased to 1,281,047, as of 2014.

Dallas Auto Transport Area Includes:

– Arlington, TX
– Plano, TX
– Garland, TX
– Irving, TX
– Grand Prairie, TX
– McKinney, TX
– Mesquite, TX
– Frisco, TX
– Carrollton, TX
– Denton, TX
– Richardson, TX
– Lewisville, TX
– Addison, TX
– Allen, TX
– Azle, TX
– Balch Springs, TX
– Bedford, TX
– Benbrook, TX
– Burleson, TX
– Cedar Hill, TX
– Cleburne, TX
– Colleyville, TX
– Coppell, TX
– Corinth, TX
– Crowley, TX
– DeSoto, TX
– Duncanville, TX
– Ennis, TX
– Euless, TX
– Farmers Branch, TX
– Flower Mound, TX
– Forest Hill, TX
– Forney, TX
– Glenn Heights, TX
– Grapevine, TX
– Greenville, TX
– Haltom City, TX
– Highland Village, TX
– Hurst, TX
– Keller, TX
– Lancaster, TX
– Little Elm, TX
– Mansfield, TX
– Midlothian, TX
– Mineral Wells, TX (partial)
– Murphy, TX
– North Richland Hills, TX
– Prosper, TX
– Rockwall, TX
– Rowlett, TX
– Saginaw, TX
– Sachse, TX
– Seagoville, TX
– Southlake, TX
– Terrell, TX
– The Colony, TX
– University Park, TX
– Watauga, TX
– Waxahachie, TX
– Weatherford, TX
– White Settlement, TX
– Wylie, TX

Located in North Texas, Dallas is the main core of the largest metropolitan area in the South and the largest inland metropolitan area in the United States that lacks any navigable link to the sea. Dallas and nearby Fort Worth were developed due to the construction of major railroad lines through the area allowing access to cotton, cattle, and later oil in North and East Texas. The construction of the Interstate Highway System reinforced Dallas’ prominence as a transportation hub with four major interstate highways converging in the city, and a fifth interstate loop around it. Dallas developed as a strong industrial and financial center, and a major inland port, due to the convergence of major railroad lines, interstate highways, and the construction of Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport, one of the largest and busiest airports in the world.

Spring and autumn are chock full of nice weather and transportation services are generally at their most average during these months. However, the weather in the spring can be quite severe and can change in a matter minutes. The city sits in a humid subtropical climate, which means that lots of warm, dry winds flow through the city. Strong cold fronts from the north cause nightly lows to drop lower than 10 degrees at times during the winter months, though snow is seen only 3 days out of the year (on average).

Dallas is a wonderful place to live, and if you are looking for auto transport to the city, look no further than The Car Carriage. One toll free call to 855-723-3200, or taking one minute to fill out our free online quote request form on our home page. So call or go online today and see what The Car Carriage can do for you!

Houston Auto Transport and Car Shipping

Houston is the most populous city in Texas and the fourth most populous city in the United States. With a census-estimated 2014 population of 2.239 million people, within a land area of 599.6 square miles, it also is the largest city in the Southern United States, as well as the seat of Harris County. It is the principal city of Houston–The Woodlands–Sugar Land, which is the fifth most populated metropolitan area in the United States.

Houston Auto Transport Includes:

– Pasadena, TX
– The Woodlands, TX
– Baytown, TX
– Conroe, TX
– Deer Park, TX
– Friendswood, TX
– Galveston, TX
– Katy, TX
– Lake Jackson, TX
– La Porte, TX
– League City, TX
– Missouri City, TX
– Pearland, TX
– Rosenberg, TX
– Sugar Land, TX
– Texas City, TX
– Atascocita, TX
– Kingwood, TX
– Channelview, TX
– Mission Bend, TX
– Spring, TX

Houston is also a popular auto transport destination. Auto transport to Houston, is pretty easy to book throughout the year, which is actually somewhat rare. During the summer months there are some areas that are more expensive to ship to than normal, and Houston could be one of them, depending on when in the summer you’re shipping. During the winter months, though, prices to Houston tend to drop, because there are fewer customers looking for auto transport services during the winter months and Houston becomes a pretty popular area due to the lack of snow. Carriers are more willing to run routes through that area of Texas – and, indeed, along the southern half of the U.S. – during the winter than in the northern areas, which also helps the prices for customers. – See more at our home page.

Texas Auto Transport

Texas Auto Transport & Car Shipping Services

The Car Carriage transports cars all across the United States, but we also provide door-to-door service to, from, and within the state of Texas.

Details for Auto Transportation in Texas:

Texas has two major shipping lanes (I-10 and I-20) that run through three of it’s major cities. Most carriers who transport cross-country will make their way through Texas. “The Lone Star State” is known in the industry as one of the four major states for auto transport.

Same day pick-up is available in the following major cities in Texas:

• Houston, TX
• Dallas, TX
• Fort Worth, TX
• San Antonio,TX
• Austin, TX
• El Paso, TX
Visit our home page or call (855) 723-3200 today for your Texas auto transport questions.

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Car Shipping vs. Driving:

Being a do-it-yourself type of guy, I can sympathize with those who want to drive their vehicle to their new location themselves. To some of them, the idea that they could use an auto transport company doesn’t even pop into their head. What they soon realize however, is that it is simply cheaper to hire an auto shipping company. To most people this doesn’t make sense initially, but if you think about it, car transport companies are incredibly efficient, transporting ten large vehicles at a time. That’s efficiency!

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And when you’re embarking on the transportation yourself, people don’t consider the cumulative price of gas, food, lodging, tolls, and all of the work they’re missing out on. Hypothetically, if one were to transport their vehicle across the United States themselves, that could be thousands of dollars. Also, what happens if you break down or get a flat?

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Now hiring an auto transport company, like The Car Carriage, doesn’t seem like such a bad idea does it?

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Auto Transport Safety

Auto transporters and car owners have one thing in common when it comes to auto transport–we all want your vehicle to be as safe as possible in transit. The importance of car(go) securement may seem obvious and even easy, but there is a lot of care and experience involved when it comes to keeping your car safe and secure.

And this significance isn’t just for truckers and transporters; this year has also been an active one for federal safety inspections focused on cargo safety. Excellent auto transport comes together through a combination of knowledge, skill, experience, and sometimes even excitement.

Handle With Care

Securing an automobile for transport is a specialized skill that involves a lot of knowledge, experience, and hard work. More than just simply backing up to a loading dock, car haulers have to be hands-on almost every step of the way.

After the car has been driven onto the trailer, the truck’s hydraulic ramps lift and tilt the car into optimal position.

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Then the trucker gets to work strapping it in with a series of wheel straps.

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The trucker starts with at least four wheel straps, two each at the front and rear of the car, to keep it from moving at all. Sometimes there are special mounting points on the vehicle, but most often the car is secured by the chassis and over and around the wheels.

A carrier is one place you don’t want your car bouncing or rocking! Immobilization is of utmost importance, but placement is key to keeping every car pristine. That’s why reputable car shippers like The Car Carriage only work with experienced auto transporters who have exceptionally high service and satisfaction ratings.

Rules and Regulations

According to the North American Standard Inspection Program, every year, around four-million commercial motor vehicle inspections are conducted every year. Federal focus has been on safety across all areas of transportation, so it comes as no surprise that inspections have been especially intense when it comes to how cargo is carried.

Safety is a major concern–to protect the cars of course, and others on the road. That’s why there are so many rules and regulations established by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) on cargo securement, especially when it comes to transporting vehicles.

Special Securements

Car haulers have a lot of experience providing special care and consideration for each customer and car. Every vehicle has its own sensitive areas and stress points, but experienced auto transporters know just how and where to strap-in every vehicle size and shape.

On older cars, such as popular classics from the 50s and 60s, the metal may be weaker or even partially rusted, so truckers know to avoid putting any extra weight on those parts. In this case, the trucker would use special canvas straps to hold the car, and possibly extra tire strapping.

Sometimes cars need to be shipped with parts that cannot fit inside the car, like Roadsters or Hotrods. They have to be secured as well using straps or cargo nets.

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The additional four tires attached to the above vehicle required extra straps and cargo nets.

For oversized and overweight loads, such as a M35A and MRAP military vehicles, appropriate equipment must be sent to accommodate and secure the extra size and weight. In these cases, chains can be used (due to the durability of the vehicles), attached to the frame, as well as stronger and wider straps and larger ratchets that can take the extra pressure.

Labor of Love

The Car Carriage staff has shipped vehicles of every size and shape imaginable. Now you’ve seen not only how and why securement is so important for auto transport, but also some examples of the ways The Car Carriage makes sure every auto travels at its very best.

It’s a big responsibility, but we’re not only up for it, we enjoy doing it. Our car haulers have done the hard work of learning how to care for this special cargo because they love the experience, the cars, and the satisfaction of getting every vehicle safely home.