When it comes to starting a car hauling business, chances are you’ll make mistakes, things will get overlooked and you will inevitably find yourself scrambling to get it together. From my experience, some of these mistakes car haulers make can be avoided with the right knowledge. So if you have no experience car hauling and you want to start your car hauling business on the right foot? Check out this video.
3 things I find most newbie car haulers overlook.
Then in the comments below let me know if you forgot about anything on this list and if you have something to add, be sure to include it as well.
No time to watch the video? Check out the transcript below.
Hey what’s up car shipping Rockstars, it’s your girl Ashley from Relogeek.com and in this video, we are talking about the 3 things I see most newbie car haulers overlooking. If you’re planning to run a dually setup you’re definitely going to want to pay attention.
The first thing on the list is safety equipment. Considering the fact we are talking about safety here, you would think most people would want to play it safe. Pun intended.
If you’re running a car hauling business at the very least, you need to have a properly working fire extinguisher. Be sure to check it every 6 months or so. You also need safety cones, triangles and a measuring stick.
We spoke about it briefly in a previous video. When you’re hauling cars this one is extremely important. As a car hauler, you need to know the height of your equipment at all times.
The next thing most newbie car haulers overlook is decals. The same way you see big name companies with their information on their truck doors? Is the same way you need to display yours. This is not for aesthetic purposes or excessive marketing tactics. In fact it’s required by law.
At the very least, car haulers need your company name, MC and DOT numbers visibly displayed on both sides of your vehicle. Also be sure to check with your state for ifta or apportioned tag requirements.
Last but certainly not least, drug testing. Yes, you need to have any driver including you if you’re a one man shop, take a drug test on record. I highly recommend putting a copy in your business binder along with all your important paperwork. Staying organized is a key to success.
So there you have it. Now this list is in no way everything you need to be legal. But it’s what I call the top 3 things I see most newbie car haulers forget about. And I don’t want that to be you.
Now it’s your turn. If you have something to add to this list, leave it in the comments below. Also let me know if you’ve personally forgotten something on this list.
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Thanks for watching, I’m ashley from Relogeek.co,, now get out there and make moves happen. I’ll see you in the next video.