How to Prevent Overhead Damage

U-Haul moving trucks are designed to be mover-friendly, but driving one can be a new experience. While moving trucks are intended to be safe and protective vehicles for movers, accidents can happen. One common mistake that drivers make is underestimating the height of their truck. Something as ordinary as driving through a tunnel, under a […]

Products for the Ultimate Safe Towing Experience

On the road, safety is a top priority. This is possibly even more true when towing equipment, such as a trailer, automobile, RV or boat. No matter where you are going or what you are doing, you want to ensure that the equipment you are transporting remains in perfect condition and that you, any other […]

Project Yellow Light Winner: Sam Senser

My name is Sam Senser, and I am the 2015 Project Yellow Light scholarship winner. It was the spring of 2014 when I, my friend Jake, and my brother Wrenn created the PSA that would eventually take me all the way to New York City. It was an experience I’ll never forget. While winning prizes […]

At What Speed Can I Drive a Moving Truck?

When considering renting a U-Haul truck that will be packed with all of your personal belongings, one of the questions you may have is “At what speed can I drive a moving truck?” Here are a few  important tips to keep in mind. Plan for additional time. In order to maintain your safety, as well […]

Summer Driving Tips from a Race Car Driver

Driving is statistically one of the most dangerous activities that you will do all day. As a professional race car driver, I can say with 100% confidence that I am one of the “best” drivers of a car. However, I put “best” in quotations because I can be the best driver in the world and still […]

Distracted Driving: Tyler Duane Patnaude

Friday night, on April 25, 2014, I was with my best friends, Michael and Tyler, as well as our new friend Brendan. We were hanging out at a party for Tyler’s sister because it was her birthday. It was a clean party: no drugs, no alcohol, no substances that are commonly found at teenage parties. […]

Talking to Your Kids about Distracted Driving

Protecting our children is always a parent’s highest priority, but figuring out a way to keep them safe isn’t always so simple. In today’s society, where, social media and staying connected to one another is so relevant, how do we teach them that their safety is of the utmost importance? Posting the most recent selfie or […]

Distracted Driving: Hunter Garner

I once heard it described that having a child is like having your heart outside of your body in another being.  No truer words have ever been said. When you lose a child, it’s like that heart (your heart) has been torn from your chest, thrown to the ground and trampled.  I know; I lost […]

How to Avoid Drowsy Driving

We all feel tired or drowsy sometimes, which can impact how we drive. It’s important to understand how this impacts us when we’re driving a moving truck. But first, let’s review what exactly is “drowsy driving” is. Drowsy driving, a form of distracted driving, occurs when someone drives a vehicle while feeling excessively sleepy, which […]

Canadian Distracted Driving Laws

Updated March 25, 2016 Distracted driving is becoming more and more dangerous these days.  The more we have to distract us, the more dangerous the road gets.  It is easy to become bored with a day-to-day routine because we have so much technology to stimulate us every minute of every day. Remember that we cannot […]

Driving Safety: Reid Hollister

On December 2, 2006, my 17-year-old son, Reid, died in a one-car crash on an interstate highway in central Connecticut. When he died, Reid had had his license for eleven months. During those months, Reid drove crash free — and I considered myself a responsible, hands-on parent. I had educated myself about Connecticut’s teen driving […]

Tips for Driving in the Fog

You’re gearing up for your upcoming move but it just so happens to be in the middle of winter AND your depart time is before the sun comes up. Which means, colder air in the early morning can be dangerous as fog may arise. If you’ve never driven in the fog, it can be a little […]