5 Shocking Seat Belt Statistics

Whether you’re in the middle of a project like moving or on your way to work or even just driving a short distance, do you wear your seat belt?  Seat belt usage has grown exponentially over the past 25 years and  now is at the highest percentage of drivers and passengers ever. All states, with the exception of […]

Distracted Driving this Holiday Season

It’s the most wonderful time of the year.The wonderful baking smells permeating the air. Two days-worth of insane cooking; all consumed within 20 minutes!  The ritual of selecting a tree (sometimes cutting it down ourselves) and putting it up with handmade decorations. And don’t forget the special packages under the tree. For me, that joy  came […]

Moving at Night

Maybe it’s hot, maybe you can only find a loading spot in close proximity after hours. It’s understandable that  in some cases, not every move can be planned. If you’re in a situation where you have to load your moving truck at night, take precaution. With a little extra precaution moving at night can be a breeze! […]

Driving Cross-Country with a Camper Trailer

For generations summer has meant a time to vacation, and often this means hitting the road and exploring the open spaces and the myriad cities, towns, and attractions within. One of the best ways to do this is by towing a small camper trailer, allowing you a home away from home. With a few precious weeks of summer remaining, here are some […]

Transporting Beach Supplies

There is one place that attracts all types of people from adrenaline junkies to leisure lovers: the beach. Some choose to engage in vigorous water sports such as jet skiing or surfing and then there are those who enjoy lying under their beach tents and reading a book. Whatever type of beach goer you are, there will be days […]

U-Haul Safe-Trailering Rodeo in Wichita

Hook ‘em up, Load ‘em Up, Back ‘em Up Safe-trailering what? A rodeo with trailers? Do cowboys chase down trailers from the cabins of their pickup trucks, lasso them and hitch them up to the back in some sort crazy timed event? Are the trailers wild and need to be ridden for eight seconds? What […]

How to Secure Cargo in a Pickup Truck

There are certain situations where you will need to know how to secure cargo in a pickup truck. Here are some of them: That new leather couch you bought for your living room needs to get home somehow. Your new DIY home renovation project may require transporting large tools or other large materials. It may be […]

Maryland Distracted Driving Laws

Whether you’re driving to or from work or cross-country in your moving truck, it’s important to understand distracted driving laws in your city! Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration reminds us that we should stay constantly aware of the road and other driver’s around us when driving. Always remember that concentration is crucial, not only for the […]

Distracted Driving: Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship

Project Yellow Light/Hunter Garner Scholarship was born from the tragedy of distracted driving. It got its start at a Fredericksburg, VA high school where Hunter Garner would have graduated had his life not been cut short. PYL/HGS is a film contest educating the public on distracted driving. It receives 400- to 500 video submissions each […]

Tips for Towing a U-Box Trailer

  U-Box portable storage is already the most versatile option for your move. One of the many advantages over other systems is the ability to tow a U-Box container home with you the moment you’re ready to begin – no waiting for the delivery truck, no hassle of wasted time or planning. If you’ve got a hitch […]

Kentucky Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving in the Bluegrass State is never a good idea. According to a study by the Kentucky Transportation Center, inattention, distraction and cell phone use are responsible for 43.1% of all collisions. Between 2004 and 2008 cell phone use was responsible for 331 fatalities in Kentucky. To help keep yourself and everyone else on […]

Missouri Distracted Driving Laws

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, driver inattention was a contributing factor in 22,491 traffic crashes in 2012. In that same time, there were 357 crashes where texting while driving was a contributing factor. These statistics are the reason that many states have put in place distracted driving laws. Make sure you know what your […]