Monthly Archives: September 2011

How much cargo insurance?

How much cargo insurance do you suppose these loads need?

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Why Moses had no fishing buddies!

Just thought this was good for a laugh.

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Nebraska pileup includes carhauler

The York News-Times is reporting a pileup in York Nebraska. “Two semis and a car hauler collided Friday evening on Interstate 80, just west of the Seward exit, creating subtantial damage and stopping traffic for miles.”

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AutoLogic fire

The advertiser is reporting an AutoLogic fire: FIREFIGHTERS fought to control a blaze at the side of the road yesterday afternoon after a car transporter went up in flames on the A19. The driver steered the vehicle to the side … Continue reading

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Why is there no WARNING?

I doesn’t seem like it would take much to put a warning system on car carriers that would warn the driver if he released the brakes before he lowered all of the decks onto the stops. I’ve wondered this before. … Continue reading

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Are you sure you want the LOWEST BIDDER?

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Some guys can make ANYTHING fit

Tell us about the toughest load you successfully loaded with no damage.

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Auto transporter strikes bridge

Several news outlets including the Hartford Courant are reporting an auto transport was too tall and has torn the top of of a vehicle. The vehicle was damaged by a 13’6″ overpass near exit 43 or 44, on I-84 in … Continue reading

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Where is the profit?

#1 Reason for no profit in auto transport. (my opinion) For some operators it is in the broker’s pocket! When I got into car hauling, brokered loads were a small percentage of what we did. Then along came Central Dispatch … Continue reading

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Fire destroys new car load in Canada

I wonder if this is another Meritor axle on the recall list? The story on Metro News specifically states the investigators are blaming an overheated wheel bearing as the cause. I happened in a remote area so the fire crew … Continue reading

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