1. Pick up and delivery is from your door unless residential area
restrictions apply. If your vehicle is inoperable or oversize (dual or
oversize wheels, extra-large, racks, lifted, limo, etc.), extra charges
may be applied. If carrier is not advised of inoperable or oversized
vehicles prior to pick-up, all extra charges must be paid in cash or
money order, at customer discretion, made payable to delivery company.
All vehicles, regardless of running or non-running condition, must
never-the-less Roll, Brake and Steer.
2. The carrier and driver
jointly and separately are authorized to operate and transport his/her
or their motor vehicle between its pick up location and the destination
set forth on this shipping order-bill of lading.
3. Safer Auto Transport agrees to provide a carrier to transport your vehicle as
promptly as possible in accordance with your instructions but cannot guarantee pick-up or delivery on a specified date or time. Safer Auto Transport reserves the right to reject any auto shipping order and
will refund the deposit in full, only if we are unable to fulfill the move. Deposits for shipping orders cancelled by the customer are non-refundable.
4. Shipper shall remove all
non-permanent outside mounted luggage and other racks prior to shipment.
Vehicles must be tendered to carrier in good running condition (unless
otherwise noted) with no more than a half tank of fuel (prefer 1/4
5. Luggage and personal property must be confined to
trunk, with no heavy articles, and not to exceed 100 lbs. Carrier is not
liable for personal items left in vehicle, nor for damage caused to
vehicle from excessive or improper loading of personal items. Safer Auto Transport does not agree to pay for your rental of a vehicle, nor shall it
be liable for failure of mechanical or operating parts of your vehicle.
6. Trucking damage claims, although rare, are the
responsibility of the assigned carrier who is required by law to carry a
minimum of 3/4 of a million dollars public liability. All claims must
be noted and signed for at time of delivery, and submitted in writing to
the assigned carrier within the terms of that carrier's bill of lading. Safer Auto Transport will share the carrier insurance policy information upon
request but is not the entity responsible for any damages. The assigned
carrier is solely responsible for the condition of your vehicle while
it is in his possession.
7. No electronic equipment, valuables, plants, live pets, alcohol, drugs or firearms, may be left in the vehicle.
International orders, the car must be empty except for factory
installed equipment. Indicate serial #, and give car's approximate value
in U.S. dollars. Shipper is responsible for the proper customs
paperwork. (ask the assigned carrier for help with these documents)
This agreement and any car transport here under is subject to all terms
and conditions of the carrier's tariff and the uniform straight bill of
lading, copies of which are available at the office of the carrier.
supersedes all prior written or oral representation of Safer Auto Transport
and constitutes the entire agreement between shipper and Safer Auto Transport
and may not be changed except in writing signed by an officer of Safer Auto Transport.
Safer Auto Transport' U.S. Department of Transportation Broker's license number is 4787847.
If Customer has agreed, either electronically or via a signed agreement
with Safer Auto Transport to terms and conditions applicable
to this vehicle transport service, then those terms and conditions shall
apply to this service order. If no such current agreement with Safer Auto Transport exists, then the terms and conditions contained
herein ("Terms & Conditions of Service") shall apply to all
quotations made and contracts of Service entered into between Safer Auto Transport and Customer, irrespective of whether Customer
accepts these Terms & Conditions of Service by a written
acknowledgement, by implication, or by acceptance of goods hereunder.
term or condition on any order or other document submitted by Customer
shall be of no force or effect whatsoever and Safer Auto Transport specifically rejects any different or additional terms and
conditions proposed by Customer.
PRICE. Prices shall be as set
forth on the applicable Safer Auto Transport Price Quote
in effect on the date that Customer's order is accepted by Safer Auto Transport. Customer and Safer Auto Transport may agree to a
different price. Safer Auto Transport reserves the right to
accept or decline any order at any time. Safer Auto Transport
may cancel any accepted order prior to shipment. Safer Auto Transport will not be liable for any failure to ship an order. Prices
include standard freight and insurance using a Safer Auto Transport-selected carrier. There are no taxes or hidden fees.
DELIVERY. Safer Auto Transport will make every effort to place
Customer's vehicle on a licensed and insured carrier typically within
one to several days of customer's designated first date available to
ship.. Factors that may cause delays are weather, seasonal shifts of
carrier traffic and possibly remote location of either the origination
or destination. Customer shall not hold Safer Auto Transport responsible for
any delay for any reason.
PAYMENT. All orders shall have a
prepaid deposit paid by Customer unless credit is extended by Safer Auto Transport. The Balance Owed is always paid to the driver
upon delivery (not pickup) with a money order or cash.
is extended by Safer Auto Transport, Customer will be invoiced
upon shipment of vehicle and payment of such invoice is due no later
than three days from the date of invoice. Safer Auto Transport
reserves the right to change Customer's credit terms at any time.
REMEDIES SET FORTH IN THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE SHALL BE
CUSTOMERS SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE REMEDIES FOR ANY BREACH OF THESE TERMS
& CONDITIONS OF SERVICE BY SAFER AUTO TRANSPORT.
GENERAL TERMS. Governing
Law. These Terms & Conditions of Service will be governed and
interpreted under the laws of Illinois, U.S.A., without regard to its
conflict of laws provisions.
Severability. If a court of competent
jurisdiction holds that any provision of these Terms & Conditions of
Service is invalid or unenforceable, the remaining provisions of these
Terms & Conditions of Service will remain in full force and effect,
and the parties will replace the invalid or unenforceable provision with
a valid and enforceable provision that achieves the original intent of
the parties and economic effect of these Terms & Conditions of
Waivers. A party's waiver of any breach by the other party
or failure to enforce a remedy will not be considered a waiver of
subsequent breaches of the same or of a different kind.
Customer shall not assign its order, or any interest therein, or any
rights hereunder without the prior written consent of Seller.
Agreement. These Terms & Conditions of Service contain all the
agreements, warranties, understandings, conditions, covenants, and
representations made between Customer and Safer Auto Transport.
Neither Customer nor Safer Auto Transport will be liable for
any agreements, warranties, understandings, conditions, covenants, or
representations not expressly set forth or referenced in these Terms
& Conditions of Service. Customer acknowledges that Safer Auto Transport reserves the right to refuse any different or additional
provisions in purchase orders, invoices, or similar documents, and such
refused provisions will be unenforceable. Customer further acknowledges
to have waived their right to privacy if customer chooses to publish in
any media an opinion of the company, and that in the interest of
fairness the customer's name, town and state may be publicly disclosed. Modifications.
No modification to these Terms & Conditions of Service will be
binding unless in writing and signed by an authorized representative of