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SHIPPING - You should receive a bill of lading receipt when shipping your vehicle. The receipt is proof that you tendered the vehicle to the carrier and that the carrier is responsible for the vehicle. The receipt contains an inspection of the condition of the vehicle at the time of shipping. All non-factory accessories and personal effects should be listed on the report. The inspection is the prima facie proof of the condition of the vehicle at the time of shipment. The receipt should also contain shipping instructions name of the person receiving the vehicle at the destination, the destination city and state and a contact phone number. FUEL - U. S. Coast Guard regulations require that vehicles going over water shall be tendered with less than one-quarter tank of fuel. If there is more fuel, it my be drained at the owners expense. DELIVERY - Have a copy of the origin inspection when you receive your vehicle at it's destination. Upon delivery, inspect the vehicle thoroughly. In the event there are problems with the vehicle, you must make a note on the delivery receipt at the time of delivery. The notation must be specific and outline all damage and severity. The...