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One Man Chooses a Truly Unique Vehicle for His Final Ride

One Man Chooses a Truly Unique Vehicle for His Final Ride

Although most people choose to be taken to their final resting place in a traditional hearse or in funeral cars, some people have other ideas about their last ride. Milon Boone Adams of Georgia wanted his final ride to be unique. Instead of using a procession of funeral cars, he wanted lo-boy trailer to take […]

Blue Cadillac Carved-Panel Hearse

Vintage Hearse: 1939 Cadillac Carved-Panel Hearse

The 1939 Cadillac Carved-Panel Hearse was produced by Sayers and Scovill. Sayers & Scovill, also known as The S&S Coach Company, was founded in 1876. At the turn of the 20th century the funeral coach business was thriving. The fierce competition at the time helped generate high standards of craftsmanship and design. At the turn […]

funeral car death of film

Funeral Car Used To Transport Film

All around the world every day funeral cars are used to transport the bodies of deceased persons in a service meant to honor their lives and contributions to their societies. It’s a fitting thing to do as a show of respect for life itself. But what if a funeral car was used to transport non-living […]

A 4-Step Process To Buying Auto Insurance For Your Hearse

A 4-Step Process To Buying Auto Insurance For Your Hearse

Buying auto insurance for a funeral car can be intimidating. Does your insurance carrier even provide coverage for funeral cars? If so, are there discounts? What is the process for purchasing insurance for a hearse? In a word, it’s not a lot different than buying auto insurance for any other car. Here is a 4-step […]

Purchasing Tires For Your Hearse

Purchasing Tires For Your Hearse

There’s a good article at Autoconverse on shopping for discount tire and wheel packages. There is some good advice too. As a funeral director, you have a responsibility to your clients and to your staff to keep your costs low. You also have a responsibility to ensure that your vehicles are safe to drive. How […]

Checking your Hearse’s Coolant Level

Checking your Hearse’s Coolant Level

While it will seem rather basic to some people, checking your hearse’s engine coolant level isn’t always obvious to some people. Gone are the days when teenagers by the thousands worked on their own hot rod cars in their garages. Today, many people just aren’t that familiar with basic auto maintenance issues. It’s important to […]

Checking the Oil in your Funeral Limousine

Checking the Oil in your Funeral Limousine

Remember when you were a kid? Your Dad told you that the key to getting the most life out of your vehicle was to make sure you maintained it properly. If you’ve just bought yourself a shiny new funeral limousine, it’s time to take Dad’s advice. Oil is one of the most important parts of […]

Sheriff Uses Funeral Cars to Make a Point

Sheriff Uses Funeral Cars to Make a Point

If you want to make a point about death or some dangerous habits that lead to death, funeral cars are an ideal attention-grabber. One sheriff in Marshall County, Alabama realizes this and he plans to use a hearse in an effort to deter the area’s youth from drugs. The hearse, which is a simple one […]

High-Mileage Hearse To Come

High-Mileage Hearse To Come

One of the given facts about funeral cars is that they use a lot of gas. There’s really no way of getting around it, you’re not going to get great funeral mileage in a hearse. Adding to the problem is the fact that manufacturers, for the most part, have turned a blind eye to the […]

Funeral Cars Not Immune from Theft

Funeral Cars Not Immune from Theft

You would think that funeral cars and hearses would be one thing that thieves would not steal. Not only does that seem like a morbid and inhumane thing to do, but funeral cars are easier to spot than other vehicles. But some thieves don’t seem to care because hearses still get stolen. This particular story […]