Broken & Damaged Car Transport Services

At National Car Movers, we help you find the best price and optimum route to move any vehicle, even if it’s not running. Whether you’re purchasing a car that won’t run, or your own vehicle no longer drives, we can find a transport solution. We work with leading carriers like Prixcar, Ceva, and Autocare on your behalf, making damaged vehicle transport simple and effective. Our service uses our own proprietary software that connects depots, drivers, and carriers, giving you adaptable routes, cost-effective options, and saving time.

We offer transport services for more than just non-running cars, too. If you have a broken boat, caravan, or motorcycle, we can help you find the best and cheapest option to transport it across Australia. Whatever your requirements, we strive for absolute customer satisfaction and peace of mind.

Quotes & Pricing to Move Non-Running Cars

Our system works to find the best service at the most competitive prices. Simply tell us where your vehicle is and where you’d like to transport it, and we’ll provide a range of pricing and route options. Working with reputable carriers like Prixcar, Ceva, and Autocare, we give you the flexibility to select the service that works best for you. In the unlikely event a vehicle is damaged, we also offer transit protection of up to $60,000 (T&C apply).

Here are some recent quotes for our most popular route, Melbourne to Brisbane:

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Use the quote form on our home page to receive a quote today, or contact us to find out more.

Transportation of Damaged & Broken Vehicles

When a vehicle breaks down or is damaged, moving it yourself can be difficult. At National Car Movers, we specialise in transporting damaged vehicles to wherever you need them, at the best price and on the most efficient routes. We’ll relocate a wide range of vehicle types, including:

Our efficient service works like this:

  1. Get a quote: Enter the details of your request for non-running car transport to receive a quote.
  2. Choose the best option: We’ll give you a range of options to suit your budget, location and time frame – just pick the one that works best for you.
  3. Book in: Make a selection, then sit back and relax. You’ll be able to track the progress of your vehicle while it’s in transit, and we’ll call to notify you when it arrives.

What Locations Do You Offer Damaged Car Transport For?

We offer transport Australia-wide to the biggest cities and plenty of places in between. Some of the most popular interstate transport routes include:

  • Brisbane to Perth
  • Melbourne to Perth
  • Perth to Sydney
  • Darwin to Adelaide

Our system works with popular service providers to give you a huge range of options and flexibility in both the overall cost and the location. For example, vehicle transport company Prixcar alone has over 25 depots in metropolitan and regional locations. 

Whether you’re in the city or the country, we can find the right damaged vehicle transport option for you. To get an accurate quote regarding specific locations, enter your details in the quote form on our home page, or get in touch with the team today.

Frequently Asked Questions

How To Move Non-Running or Salvage Cars

When a car is running and in good working order, transportation can be relatively straightforward. If you need to move a car that won’t start or is badly damaged, though, the operation can require some specialised equipment. Particularly for salvage cars and wrecks, there can be missing or malfunctioning parts and other issues that mean standard transportation is out of the question.

For damaged and non-running vehicles, the process of transportation can require delicacy to prevent further damage, as well as extra equipment to get it on and off the truck. Forklifts and other gear like winches and cables are often required to manoeuvre the vehicle into position. In some cases, specialised trailers are necessary to prevent damage to both the vehicle being transported, and the vehicle doing the transporting.

Types of Vehicles that We Can Assist With

There are many reasons you might not be able to transport a vehicle under its own power. It might be broken down and need parts, or it could be damaged from an accident and is no longer safe or legal to drive. It could also be a project or salvage car that you’ve purchased to fix or restore. 

Each of these types of vehicle requires its own care and, potentially, its own specialised transportation solution. Let’s look at some of the specifics of these different types of vehicles:

Project & Salvage Cars

Maybe you’ve had a car sitting in a paddock for decades, or you’ve found the perfect shell of a car at auction. These types of vehicles represent potential, and with some time and effort can be bargain buys that become beautiful cars. When they’re not running, though, they can be a tough ask to move, often being fragile.

Non-Running & Drivable Cars

If a car won’t start, it won’t be going anywhere on its own. Whether it’s a daily driver in need of significant repair or a salvage vehicle to be restored, cars that can’t be driven need to be transported. Depending on the level of damage or the degree of repair required, these types of vehicles can require unique equipment to load and transport.

Broken & Damaged Cars

When vehicles are badly damaged (often by traffic collisions or weather), they can be hard to move. In some cases, the vehicle may still run but be unsafe to drive. In these instances, it’s important to arrange transport to a safe location.

How Long Does it Take to Transport a Vehicle?

Transport times vary depending on the location of pick up, drop off and the condition of the vehicle. Badly damaged cars, for instance, may require a tailored solution to transport that is more time consuming than standard transportation. Additionally, most depots only operate Monday to Friday, potentially adding extra time between transport and collection.

Want to Learn More?

At National Car Movers, we pride ourselves on offering the most comprehensive range of routes, prices and transport provider options. Whether you’re moving a broken caravan or a salvaged car, we can find the right solution for you.

To get a free quote, enter your details in the quote form on our home page. To learn more about us and our services, or to speak with one of our friendly team, get in contact with us today.