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Car Shipping and the Coronavirus

Posted on April 21, 2020

During these trying times, avoiding any travel is key to staying safe. Shipping your car is one way that you can stay safe and inside. If you have a car shipped to your home, you will not even need to leave your property. We hope all of our customers are safe and healthy.
 

Jump to section:
COVID-19 facts from the Center for Disease Control
The high risk of traveling from now through the summer
Can you still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine?
How you can stay safe during pickup and delivery of your vehicle
Conclusion
 
car-shipping-during-corona-virus

 

COVID-19 facts from the Center for Disease Control

RoadRunner Auto Transport wants to extend its well wishes to everyone across the country as well as the globe during this trying time. We hope everyone and their families are safe and practice all of the recommended safety precautions from the CDC.
 
COVID-19, otherwise referred to as the Coronavirus, is currently a global pandemic. It is crucial that everyone practice social distancing and stay home unless it is completely essential to go out for supplies or to see a doctor.
 
Fortunately, companies like RoadRunner offer door-to-door car shipping. So, if you need your car delivered and want to remain safely at home, shipping it will enable to do both with ease.
 
Most importantly, you should know both the facts about COVID-19 as well as the steps that you should be taking in order to prevent contracting or spreading the virus.
 
Facts about COVID-19 from the Center for Disease Control:

  • Symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath. These symptoms will appear between two and fourteen days after you are exposed.
  •  

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and feel you should be tested, the CDC recommends that you call your local health department or doctor.
  •  

  • If you develop any emergency warning signs for COVID-19, the CDC recommends getting emergency medical attention immediately. These warning signs include difficulty breathing, increased pain in your chest, blue colored face and/or lips and increased confusion.
  •  

  • Always fact check whatever you hear about the virus by visiting the Center for Disease website. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation has been spread so far.

 
Recommended steps to take in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus:

  • Social distancing is crucial to preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Social distancing is practice of people staying home as much as they can in order to avoid contact with others. Social distancing also entails that everyone keeps six feet of space between them and other people in any social situations such as at the grocery store.
  •  

  • If you display any sort of symptoms do whatever you can to keep yourself in isolation unless your symptoms worsen at which point you should contact your local health department or doctor. Also, consider the use of a mask and gloves.
  •  

  • Always wash your hands as frequently as possible for at least twenty seconds at a time. Use hand sanitizer frequently as well if it is available to you.
  •  

  • Avoid touching your face and any commonly touched surfaces wherever you are.

 

The high risk of traveling from now through the summer

Put simply, everyone should avoid any travel that is not completely necessary until all quarantine measures are lifted. Some travel, such as to and from the grocery store, might be necessary in your particular situation. However, you should avoid whatever travel that you can because of the higher chance of contracting COVID-19 that currently exists.
 
You should especially avoid long distance travel during this pandemic. If you were to travel a long distance during this coronavirus outbreak, every mile traveled increases your chances of contracting the virus. You are also likely to end up traveling through a few population centers which will also increase your chances of contracting the virus even further.
 
If you can eliminate the need for traveling you should absolutely do so. You can do this by rescheduling any travel plans and by getting anything you absolutely need shipped. That includes having your car shipped if it is a long distance from you.
 

Can you still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine?

Yes, you can still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine. All you need to do is call an auto transport company, book your shipment, and then get ready for the pickup of your vehicle.
 
In the vast majority of cases, door-to-door transport will be available in which case you will not even need to leave your property.
 
Unfortunately, on rare occasions, some shipments will require you to take your car to a nearby area such as a parking lot in order for it to be picked up. This is because some streets might be too narrow or might have clearances that are too low for an auto carrier truck to travel on. Even if this is the case, you will still be avoiding driving hundreds of miles through highly populated cities and high concentrations of sick people.
 

How you can stay safe during pickup and delivery of your vehicle

The most important part of your car transport during these troubling times will be keeping yourself safe from contracting the coronavirus. If you take a few simple steps, you can ensure that you keep yourself safe and sterilized during your vehicle transport.
 
You should clean your car thoroughly before and after your transport. Just like keeping your home clean and sterilized during this pandemic is critically important, the same goes for your car. Primarily, this means cleaning the inside of your car, especially surfaces where anyone might touch with their hands. Lysol’s disinfecting wipes go a long way to killing any germs on commonly touched surfaces.
 
You also should consider using gloves when your car is being picked up and dropped off. When you are outside these days, you can not be completely sure which surfaces have been contacted by others.

Conclusion

It is a tough time for everyone across the world who is stuck in quarantine, or worse, with the virus. RoadRunner wishes a speedy recovery to those directly afflicted by the coronavirus and that everyone else stays healthy and safe during this troubling time.
 
We all can do our part to help stop the spread of this disease by keeping distant from each other socially, washing our hands frequently and by staying home as much as humanly possible.
 
If you are in a situation where you need your car shipped to you, we are open and accepting new shipments now. You can call us at (888) 777-2123 or visit our homepage for a free quote.

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Car Shipping and the Coronavirus

Posted on April 21, 2020

During these trying times, avoiding any travel is key to staying safe. Shipping your car is one way that you can stay safe and inside. If you have a car shipped to your home, you will not even need to leave your property. We hope all of our customers are safe and healthy.
 

Jump to section:
COVID-19 facts from the Center for Disease Control
The high risk of traveling from now through the summer
Can you still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine?
How you can stay safe during pickup and delivery of your vehicle
Conclusion
 
car-shipping-during-corona-virus

 

COVID-19 facts from the Center for Disease Control

RoadRunner Auto Transport wants to extend its well wishes to everyone across the country as well as the globe during this trying time. We hope everyone and their families are safe and practice all of the recommended safety precautions from the CDC.
 
COVID-19, otherwise referred to as the Coronavirus, is currently a global pandemic. It is crucial that everyone practice social distancing and stay home unless it is completely essential to go out for supplies or to see a doctor.
 
Fortunately, companies like RoadRunner offer door-to-door car shipping. So, if you need your car delivered and want to remain safely at home, shipping it will enable to do both with ease.
 
Most importantly, you should know both the facts about COVID-19 as well as the steps that you should be taking in order to prevent contracting or spreading the virus.
 
Facts about COVID-19 from the Center for Disease Control:

  • Symptoms include cough, fever and shortness of breath. These symptoms will appear between two and fourteen days after you are exposed.
  •  

  • If you have symptoms of COVID-19 and feel you should be tested, the CDC recommends that you call your local health department or doctor.
  •  

  • If you develop any emergency warning signs for COVID-19, the CDC recommends getting emergency medical attention immediately. These warning signs include difficulty breathing, increased pain in your chest, blue colored face and/or lips and increased confusion.
  •  

  • Always fact check whatever you hear about the virus by visiting the Center for Disease website. Unfortunately, a lot of misinformation has been spread so far.

 
Recommended steps to take in order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus:

  • Social distancing is crucial to preventing the spread of the coronavirus. Social distancing is practice of people staying home as much as they can in order to avoid contact with others. Social distancing also entails that everyone keeps six feet of space between them and other people in any social situations such as at the grocery store.
  •  

  • If you display any sort of symptoms do whatever you can to keep yourself in isolation unless your symptoms worsen at which point you should contact your local health department or doctor. Also, consider the use of a mask and gloves.
  •  

  • Always wash your hands as frequently as possible for at least twenty seconds at a time. Use hand sanitizer frequently as well if it is available to you.
  •  

  • Avoid touching your face and any commonly touched surfaces wherever you are.

 

The high risk of traveling from now through the summer

Put simply, everyone should avoid any travel that is not completely necessary until all quarantine measures are lifted. Some travel, such as to and from the grocery store, might be necessary in your particular situation. However, you should avoid whatever travel that you can because of the higher chance of contracting COVID-19 that currently exists.
 
You should especially avoid long distance travel during this pandemic. If you were to travel a long distance during this coronavirus outbreak, every mile traveled increases your chances of contracting the virus. You are also likely to end up traveling through a few population centers which will also increase your chances of contracting the virus even further.
 
If you can eliminate the need for traveling you should absolutely do so. You can do this by rescheduling any travel plans and by getting anything you absolutely need shipped. That includes having your car shipped if it is a long distance from you.
 

Can you still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine?

Yes, you can still ship your car during the coronavirus quarantine. All you need to do is call an auto transport company, book your shipment, and then get ready for the pickup of your vehicle.
 
In the vast majority of cases, door-to-door transport will be available in which case you will not even need to leave your property.
 
Unfortunately, on rare occasions, some shipments will require you to take your car to a nearby area such as a parking lot in order for it to be picked up. This is because some streets might be too narrow or might have clearances that are too low for an auto carrier truck to travel on. Even if this is the case, you will still be avoiding driving hundreds of miles through highly populated cities and high concentrations of sick people.
 

How you can stay safe during pickup and delivery of your vehicle

The most important part of your car transport during these troubling times will be keeping yourself safe from contracting the coronavirus. If you take a few simple steps, you can ensure that you keep yourself safe and sterilized during your vehicle transport.
 
You should clean your car thoroughly before and after your transport. Just like keeping your home clean and sterilized during this pandemic is critically important, the same goes for your car. Primarily, this means cleaning the inside of your car, especially surfaces where anyone might touch with their hands. Lysol’s disinfecting wipes go a long way to killing any germs on commonly touched surfaces.
 
You also should consider using gloves when your car is being picked up and dropped off. When you are outside these days, you can not be completely sure which surfaces have been contacted by others.

Conclusion

It is a tough time for everyone across the world who is stuck in quarantine, or worse, with the virus. RoadRunner wishes a speedy recovery to those directly afflicted by the coronavirus and that everyone else stays healthy and safe during this troubling time.
 
We all can do our part to help stop the spread of this disease by keeping distant from each other socially, washing our hands frequently and by staying home as much as humanly possible.
 
If you are in a situation where you need your car shipped to you, we are open and accepting new shipments now. You can call us at (888) 777-2123 or visit our homepage for a free quote.