Sugar beets are a surprising big crop in the United States and in Montana. The Top 5 states for sugar beet production are Minnesota, North Dakota, Idaho, Michigan, and Montana. In Montana, Sugar Beets are the 5th biggest crop. Photo by Charlotte Rodriguez.
We got and auto transport order for ship a 2007 Toyota Land Cruiser from Barnstable, MA, to Greenville, SC, for Anne Cox. After the vehicle was delivered, Anne sent us this note: “I wanted to thank the J&S transportation team again for the efficient and organized delivery of my Toyota Land Cruiser. J&S was a pleasure to deal with, and it is so nice not worry about the transportation details! I felt reassured that my car would make it from the time I placed the order to the receipt of the car. Chris, the truck driver, was fantastic and stayed in touch throughout the trip. I will definitely use y’all again if I have the need and recommend y’all to anyone who asks! Best, Anne Cox” Thanks, Anne!
Transporting cars can take you off the major highways and onto the smaller highways and byways of the US. These roads can present their own challenges to our auto transport drivers, especially in winter. For example, this picture sent in by one of our drivers of US Route 12. Photo by Danny Lindstrom.
Life on the road for J&S Transportation’s drivers isn’t all auctions, dealership, and deliveries. Sometimes it’s a nice break from the auto transport biz, and winter, all at the same time. While the rest of us were suffering through yet another deep freeze in the middle of winter, one of our drivers sent us this picture of his view lounging on a beach in Florida! Photo by David Maxwell
You never know what you’ll run across as you travel the roads and highways of the US transporting cars for J&S! If you’re traveling along I-15 you’ll come across this sight. No, despite outward appearances, it is not the Eye of Sauron: It actually the Ivanpah solar farm! Photo by Kevin Davis.
Winter snow is beautiful, but it can make life difficult for people, animals, and even trees. For example, these trees are struggling under the weight of a snowstorm, which threatens to break their branches or topple the trees themselves! Photo by Sam Nixon.
Some people really like to go all out for their holiday light show and decorations. This display was spotted by one of our drivers as they transported cars along US Route 201 in Ontario, OR.
Winter auto transport tips! Tips on how to ship a car in winter! Winter auto transport presents some unique difficulties you don’t have to worry about when you need to ship a car in any other season. But never fear dear reader, we here at J&S Transportation have a few tips to help you prepare winter car shipping! How to prepare for winter auto transport Winter vehicle shipping is not complicated, but it does require some preparation. We’ve got a few pointers to get you headed in the right direction to prepare before the car transport process begins. Wash your car Washing your car is the first step of the auto shipping process regardless of the season. The reason is it makes it much easier to do the vehicle condition report when the car is clean! This protects you and the auto transport company! Check Antifreeze Check weather in the area you are moving to and make sure the antifreeze you’re using meets local weather extremes for the season! Check the Thermostat It’s always good to check your thermostat if you are changing out the antifreeze! Check and make sure it closes all the way. If it doesn’t, your car will take a long time to heat up! Check the Air Conditioner Yes, a/c in the winter. A lot of manufacturers actually use the compressor in the a/c system to remove moisture from inside the car so that your windows don’t fog up when the defroster is on. A faulty… Read more »
This guy is really in the Christmas spirit! While transporting cars to Las Vegas, one of our auto transport drivers spotted this festive rider who made his motorcycle a mobile holiday display! At press time, sources could not confirm whether this was Kris Kringle or not, but we have our suspicions! Photo by Kurt Graveley.
We got an auto transport order to ship a Mercedes E500 from Oregon to Texas for Mahmud Sardar. Once the vehicle was delivered, Mahmud sent us this note: “J&S transported my Mercedes E500 from Klamath Falls, OR, to Killeen, TX. It was a fantastic experience. Everyone was very courteous and polite. They delivered my Mercedes in perfect condition. I will recommend them to anybody, and I wish them success in their business.”\ Thanks Mahmud! We hope you book your next auto transport order with us!