After Moving Tips

Did you know that 40 to 50 million people may move this year and 1 in 5 people move each year?  With those statistics, it’s a safe bet that you, or someone you know, has moved within the past 12 months. We all know it’s a jigsaw puzzle getting the truck packed, but how do […]

Business Storage: Package Delivery Acceptance

Finding the right business storage program can be quite the task. From retail to pharmaceutical storage, your needs can vary based on the industry you’re in. It’s important to find a storage facility that will make storing your goods, easy for you! Here are some options to consider: Package Delivery Acceptance Package delivery acceptance is […]

Distracted Driving State Laws Infographic

(updated 3/20/16) Distracted driving is dangerous to everyone on the road.  According to the National Highway Safety Administration, in 2011 more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver. And, an additional 38,7000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.  This is why many states have put bans […]

What You Need for Mountain Biking

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and it’s a better time than ever to break your mountain bike out of storage. For those that hit the trails early every morning for mountain biking, you know the ride can be as relaxing as it is strenuous — sure, you’re going to get a workout, […]

Your First Move

You’ve heard the success and horror stories, you’ve seen it in the movies, you’ve helped when it’s happened to a friend but now it’s your turn…your first move.  Whether you are a minimalist or a collector, traveling near or far, your first move needs the right support and preparation.  Here a few thoughts from someone […]

Split Dispatch for an Auto Transport and Moving truck

Your planning your next BIG move and everything must go…EVERYTHING! Your belongings, family and personal vehicle. So you’ll probably need to move your belongings in a moving truck and tow your personal vehicle on an auto transport. Here are a few tips for if you are considering this option. Auto Transport vs. Tow Dolly Once […]

Storage Tips in Phoenix

Whether your moving to or living in the valley of the sun, you know that you and your belongings will be exposed to some heat! As an Arizona native (Ahem… over 30 years in desert) I thought I could share some storage tips in Phoenix. Weather Conditions There are 3 main conditions you need to […]

Things to Do BEFORE Driving Off in a Moving Truck

Moving day. Let’s be honest, no one really looks forward to those words. Not only is it a lot of work, but you’re also packing up everything you own, putting it into a truck and moving someplace new where everyone’s a stranger. Because you have so many things on your mind, there are a lot […]

Towing With a Convertible

It is a common misconception that convertible sedans can’t tow trailers. You can find out if your vehicle is certified by speaking with a friendly customer service representative at your neighborhood U-Haul location. You can also check online from the comfort of your home or your phone here. All you need to know is the […]

Iowa Distracted Driving Laws

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, an average of 400 people die in motor vehicle crashes each year! Driving distracted is the riskiest driving behavior that is responsible for many of these losses. Gain a better understanding of distracted driving laws in The Hawkeye State and do your part to just drive while behind […]

Distracted Driving: Project Yellow Light

June 10, 2007. 11:47pm. The phone rings, jarring me out of a deep sleep. It’s from the premiere trauma center in the Mid-Atlantic.  Our son has been in an accident; we need to get there right away.  I don’t know if you’ve ever received a call from the emergency room but that’s about all they […]

DIY Portable Storage

So you are moving by yourself and realize “How am I supposed to pack all this stuff?” Don’t worry, you’ve got options, its just a matter of deciding what works best for you. You could ask a friend or rent a truck, but have you considered portable storage? U-Haul offers U-Box containers that you can […]