Terms & Conditions
All-States Auto Transport (ICC MC# 367845) View Printable Version
Owner is Owner's agent, who shall be referred to as the
"Shipper", warrants that he/she is the registered legal
owner of the vehicle, or has been duly authorized by the
legal owner to enter into this Agreement.
Vehicle(s) will be transported by one of our trucking
affiliates, who shall be referred to as the "carrier".
Shipper agrees to allow All-States Auto Transport to act
as its agent in dealing with carriers, and to exercise its
efforts on Shipper's behalf in placing the order with the
appropriate carrier. Said carrier will route vehicle(s)
from origin to destination by a suitable route and does
not agree to any specific routing. Carrier is authorized
by the Shipper to operate and transport Shipper's
vehicle(s) between its pick up location and the
destination specified on this shipping order.
Shipper will designate person(s) at pick up and delivery
points listed on the Customer Transport Order as the
appointed agents for the purpose of delivering to or
accepting from All-States Auto Transport the owner's
In the event that there are any problems regarding
delivery, all outstanding freight charges must be paid.
Shipper agrees to properly note, at the time of delivery,
any damage claimed, and to pay the balance of the delivery
charges in cash or certified funds. Shipper warrants that
they will pay all tariffs due to All-States Auto Transport
for delivered vehicle(s) and will not seek to charge back
credit card or to stop check payment to offset any dispute
for damage claims. Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC)
regulations require that all tariffs be paid in full
before a claim can be processed. An administration fee of
$150.00 per vehicle will be assessed if Shipper cancels
Pick up and delivery are from/to your door, unless
residential area restrictions apply, such as weight
restrictions, overhanging trees, steep hills, cul-de-sacs,
etc. All-States Auto Transport agrees to provide a
carrier to pick up and deliver your vehicle(s) as promptly
as possible in accordance with your instructions, but
cannot guarantee pick up or delivery on a specific date.
(Pick up by appointment is available for an additional
All-States Auto Transport will use its best efforts to
arrange to have your vehicle(s) picked up within a few
days of the scheduled pick up date. As is standard in the
Motor Freight industry, although we can provide an
estimated delivery date, the carrier cannot guarantee a
delivery date. Shipper understands that carrier is subject
to delays beyond its control, due to weather, road
conditions, mechanical breakdowns or repairs to equipment,
supply and demand of trucks and drivers, etc. Neither
carrier nor All-States Auto Transport is responsible for
reimbursement for car rentals.
If your vehicle is inoperable, oversized or customized
(longer than 16 feet, dual wheels, pick up or van, racks,
etc.), please inquire about extra charges. If carrier is
not advised of inoperable, oversized or customized
vehicles prior to pick up, extra charges will be added
to COD charges at the time of delivery. An additional fee
of up to $200 will be added for inoperable vehicles, and
up to $300 will be added for oversized vehicles.
If Shipper is not available for delivery after
notification of arrival, vehicle(s) will be delivered to a
Terminal at driver's discretion, and there will be an
additional charge for storage and delivery. All COD and
additional charges must be paid before release of
Personal property must be confined to the trunk of the
vehicle(s) and must not exceed 100 lbs. Carrier is not
liable for damage caused to vehicle(s) by excessive or
improper loading of personal items. carrier is not
licensed to transport household goods or personal items
and will not be responsible for loss of or damage to
personal belongings, including, but not limited to, any
personal property that is not factory installed and is not
part of the vehicle(s). Any cost, damages, sit time or
citations issued to carrier due to or caused by excess
weight of vehicle(s) or personal items in vehicle(s) will
be the sole responsibility of the Shipper. A fee of up to
$400 may be imposed for excess weight of household or
personal goods or items, at the discretion of the
Carrier transporting the vehicle(s) will be liable for any
and all damage claims arising from the transport. Shipper
agrees to file all claims with carrier identified on the
Bill of Lading/Delivery Receipt, and to bring any legal
action for damages only against such carrier. Shipper
further agrees to release and to hold All-States Auto
Transport harmless from any such claims. All carriers
hired by All-States Auto Transport for transport have
insurance on file with All-States Auto Transport, and is
available to Shipper upon request. All-States Auto
Transport will furnish Shipper with the name and telephone
number of the carrier used for transport and will assist
Shipper in providing any other necessary information,
should a claim arise.
The carrier will only be responsible for damage directly
caused by the Transporter truck or driver, and will not be
responsible for damage not caused by the truck or driver.
Shipper's vehicle is insured except as noted below:
1. Damage caused by leaking fluids, battery acid, cooling
system anti-freeze solution, rock chips and industrial
fallout. Damage caused by freezing of cooling system
and/or batteries. Protection from freezing will be
furnished by, and at the expense of, the Shipper.
2. Mechanical functions (including alarms), alignment,
suspension or engine tuning, exhaust assembly. Damage to
antennas that do not retract to within three (3) inches of
the vehicle's body. Windshields that chip or crack due to
previously existing chips or cracks, or extreme changes in
weather conditions. Convertible tops that are loose, torn,
or have visible wear. Vehicle boots, caps, masks or any
other type of canvas/material covering.
3. Damage to any vehicle that cannot be driven on or off
the Transporter under its own power, or brakes or parking
gear. There will be a service charge to jumpstart the
vehicle, or to tow it on or off the Transporter.
4. Articles left in the vehicle (unless
factory-installed). All loose parts, fragile or protruding
accessories, low hanging spoilers, hubcaps, etc. must be
removed and/or properly secured. Any part of the vehicle
that falls off during transit is the Shipper's
responsibility, including damage to any and all other
vehicles caused by said part (or fluid).
5. Auto rental accruals will not be honored.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone who
violates any of the terms and conditions written above or
for any reason we feel necessary due to threats,
This agreement/contract is executed and accepted by this
company in the legal venue and location of New York
County, N.Y. 10036, U.S.A. All litigation, suits, legal
actions or matters of law are in the county of New York in
the state of NY. By signing this contract the
owner/agent/shipper gives up the right to pursue any legal
matter in any state and/or county other than the county of
New York in the state of NY.
This agreement/contract supersedes all prior written or
oral representation of All-States Auto Transport and
constitutes the entire agreement between the shipper and
All-States Auto Transport and may not be changed except in
writing signed by an officer of All-States Auto Transport.
If any provision or part of this agreement is held to be
invalid or unenforceable, all other parts of this
agreement remain in effect.
Terms and conditions are subject to change at any time.
All parties hereby agree to these terms and conditions.