Sunday, May 6, 2012

Imperative laws that ought to be followed during Auto Transport


Life as such as we know it is quite complicated that poses several obstacles and issues on a regular basis. And yet we are able to survive it to the best of our abilities due to some order. Without laws, rules and regulations, there would be no order and it gives room for chaos. Relocation is also one among such complications. The government across various countries has specific laws and regulations which every Auto Transport Company ought to follow in order to provide car shipping services to their clients.
And the Government boards also inspect the companies based on certain criteria and only if they get satisfied with quality and other measures, can a company become a licensed one to provide efficient services and develop their business. Besides, people also look out for certified and licensed companies as they seek professional and high quality services.
There are some imperative laws which ought to be followed by every professional vehicle transport company during auto transport process. Here is an insight into those laws.
1. Load requirements: Every state of a country has specific and stipulated weight requirements and Auto Transport Company should comply with them. They should not carry more weight during any transition than what is allowed.
2. Authorization: The trucks should be specifically designed for hauling vehicles. And the transport department sees to that the car shipping companies make use of such vehicle only.
3. Inspection: This factor is mandatory. The drivers of the truck ought to stop at every weigh stations along the highway routes for general inspection.
4. Load has been safely secured: Law states that the loads (vehicles) being transported should be secured properly to the carrier. Violation of the rule leads to heavy fines.
 
5. Truck Driver’s working hours: As a result of rise in accidents, this rule has become quite mandatory and imperative. Truck drivers should maintain a log book which contains hours of work details. This helps the inspector to figure out how many hours the driver has been driving the vehicle. These details are updated every 24 hours.
 

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