Terms and Conditions

  1. Customer is the registered legal owner of the vehicle(s) and has authority to enter into this agreement or has been fully authorized by the legal owner of the vehicles(s) to enter into this agreement.
  1. Customer or his agent, who has been identified in writing to State Wide Transportation, shall be present at the point of pick-up or delivery. If customer or its authorized agent is not present for any reason, the vehicle(s) will be placed in storage, at customer’s cost.
  1. Customer shall prepare the vehicle(s) for transport by removing or properly securing all batteries, loose parts, fragile or protruding accessories, low hanging spoilers, antennas and other similar items. The customer shall disarm any vehicle, alarm system and provide carrier with any tools or keys required to disarm the system if activated. If the alarm system is activated during the transport of the vehicle, carrier may deactivate the alarm system by any means that it or the transport driver deems reasonable and effective. Customer releases any claims for damages that are caused by customer’s failure to accomplish these obligations.
  1. Customer is allowed to put 100lb of personal belonging in the trunk of the vehicle(s). Carrier may impose additional fees, in its sole discretion, for the transport of contents left in a vehicle exceeding 100lb. In no event, however, will State Wide Transportation or Carrier be responsible for the safe transport of any such contents.
  1. State Wide Transportation may, in its sole discretion, subcontract its obligations here-under. In such event, subcontractor shall be solely responsible for all obligations to customer. Customer shall file all claims with the subcontractor identified on the bill of lading and hereby releases national auto shipping from any and all claims arising out of or related to any actions or inaction of the subcontractor.
  1. All delivery dates and times are only estimates. State Wide Transportation does not agree to transport the vehicle(s) in time for any loss or damage resulting from any delay. NO EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE MADE WITH RESPECT TO DELIVERY TIMES OR DATES.
  1. Customer shall identify any damage to any vehicle(s) by noting the damage on the bill of lading received by customer at the time of delivery. Any claims related to such noted damage must be submitted in writing to State Wide Transportation and its subcontractor within 15 days of delivery, or , in case of failure of delivery, within 15 days of the date that vehicle was scheduled to be delivered. Customer hereby waives any damage claims that are not noted on the bill of lading or for which customer has not submitted a timely written claim. State Wide Transportation shall not be liable directly, in subornation, or by assignment to customer’s insurance company for any claims paid by the company. IN NO EVENT SHALL STATE WIDE TRANSPORTATION BE LIABLE FOR ANY INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES.
  1. State Wide Transportation/ Subcontractor will not be responsible for damage caused by acts of God, hail or storm damage, or damage resulting from worn/broken parts of vehicle. Shippers should maintain their own insurance for these reasons. Customer specifically agrees and hereby waives any other claims against State Wide Transportation or its subcontractor including, but not limited to minor damages such scrapes and chips that result from normal road conditions and wear and tear; alignment; suspension; overloaded vehicles; defective or insufficient brakes, parking brake or parking gear, damage to loose, torn or visibly worn convertible tops; damage to vehicle boots, caps, masks, bras or any other type of covering; damage caused as a result of the inoperable condition of the vehicle; damage caused by tie-downs that break or tear due to vehicle’s age or condition; damage that is undetectable due to the vehicle’s dirty condition at the time of pick-up; or damage caused as a result of acts of god or god or other force major events.
  1. Shipper is responsible for preparing the vehicle(s) for transport, all loose parts fragile or protruding accessories, low hanging spoilers, fog lights, antennas, etc., must be removed and/or properly secured. Any part that falls off in transit is shipper’s responsibility, including damages done by said part to any and all vehicles involved.
  1. If the vehicle is inoperable or over-sized (dual or over-sized wheels, extra-large, racks, lifted, limo, etc.) Customer must inquire as to the extra charges. If State Wide Transportation is not advised of inoperable or over-sized/modified vehicles prior to pick up, all extra charges must be paid in cash or money order to the Carrier upon delivery.
  1. In the event a carrier has been assigned to the transport the full deposit may be retained and considered earned by State Wide Transportation.
  1. . All cancellations must be made via EMAIL. These emails must contain the heading CANCELLATION OF MY ORDER and must be addressed to statewidetransport@gmail.com. We do not accept / honor cancellations via phone call. Order may be cancelled at any time, but Customer is only eligible for refunds prior to the assignment of a driver. Once a driver has been assigned, the deposit is non-refundable. Please make your cancellations prior to the assignment of the driver.
  1. By submitting your order online, State Wide Transportation understands you are placing your order and accept the terms and conditions found   and on State Wide Transportation web site. By giving your Credit Card information to one of our representatives or PayPal to book your order with us, you are agreeing to all of these Terms & Conditions.
  1. Customer shall defend, indemnify and hold State Wide Transportation and its subcontractor harmless from any cost, expense, damage, loss and claim, including any third party property or personal injury claim, arising out of or related to customer’s breach of any warranty or obligation here-under.
  1. The entire amount of the transport charge is due and payable upon tender of the vehicle(s) regardless of the loss of, or damage to the vehicle(s) at any stage of the transport. ICC regulations prohibit withholding the payment of freight bills due to a pending claim. (Administrative Ruling No. 128) A valid claim will not be paid until freight charges are made. An additional charge of $1500.00 will be assessed of the vehicle becomes inoperative for any reason during the transport. An over-sized vehicle fee of $200.00 will be imposed unless such vehicle has been pre-approved and disclosed prior to transport.
  1. Customer and/or its agent are jointly and severally liable for any and all unpaid charges including, but not limited to sums advanced or disbursed by State Wide Transportation or its subcontractor and any and all cost of collection, including costs and reasonable attorney fees. All vehicles to be delivered with a balance due shall be paid by CASH, MONEY ORDER or CASHIERS CHECK ONLY (US funds). Should delivery be attempted after attempted notification (3 to 24 hours voice notification to phone numbers provided by shipper) and shipper or his agent does not have proper funds or is unavailable to receive delivery, vehicle(s) will be taken to and left at the nearest terminal at the discretion of the carrier, where shipper will have to retrieve and pay for storage or re-delivery fees. State Wide Transportation will have a lien on the vehicle(s) for any charges that remain unpaid and any such lien will survive the delivery of the vehicles.
  1. This agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with laws of the state of Illinois. The parties further agree that any legal action arising out of this agreement shall be filed in a court of competent jurisdiction within Lake County, IL. Customer hereby submits to the jurisdiction of such courts and waives any and all defenses based on lack of personal jurisdiction.