Moving In the City: Pickup Truck or Cargo Van?

As a city dweller, let me tell you something — city streets and alleys were most certainly not designed for 26′ moving trucks! And I think it would be quite the challenge to try and parallel park one of those bad boys as well. That’s why it’s recommended that you use either a pickup truck […]

Moving Truck Defensive Driving

There are several things to keep in mind on moving day. One thing to keep in mind when driving a moving truck is to be respectful to other drivers on the road. Sometimes, other cars don’t give that same respect back which means it is especially important to be attentive, courteous and confident while driving […]

How to Drive a Moving Truck with an Auto Transport

Driving a moving truck of any size is actually a really simple task. Even when you add an extra 20 feet of trailer onto the back of it, for a possible total of up to 46 feet, making a move across distances long and short can be done by anyone over the age of 18 […]

If You Get into an Accident on Moving Day

Most people aren’t familiar with driving a moving truck until the day they have to move. Moving trucks are much larger than regular vehicles and require the driver to drive with caution. Driving defensively, increasing stopping distance, and being aware of overhead clearance are all tips to help keep you safe on moving day, but- […]

Towing a Low Ground Clearance Vehicle

There comes a time when many need to use an Auto Transport to tow a vehicle that has a low ground clearance. There are a few extra steps that need to be taken in order to do this. Keep in mind that these techniques are present for consideration when other options are not available. We […]

Stop the Texts, Stop the Wrecks

The dangers of distracted driving are frightening, and it only takes a second for distracted drivers to injure themselves or others. Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange, reminds us in this public service announcement that texting and driving can be fatal. No text is worth hurting yourself or others. Remember, stop the texts, stop the wrecks. […]

57th Annual ADTSEA Conference

Teaching Roadway Safety I recently attended the 57th Annual American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) Conference from July 14-17. ADTSEA is the professional association which represents traffic safety educators throughout the United States and abroad. The conference opened my eyes to an association that really cares about keeping our roadways safe. According to […]

Alternatives to DIY Winter Moving in Alaska

If you live in Alaska, or have ever been in Alaska during the winter months, you already know that it can be nearly impossible to drive on some of the icy Alaskan roads. In the winter, Alaska temperatures drop to well below freezing with heavy snow. If your lease is up anytime between the months […]

Seatbelts Save Lives, So Buckle Up!

Seatbelts save lives. Click it or ticket. You could learn a lot from a dummy. You’ve likely heard these slogans and understand the importance of wearing a seatbelt. For most of us, buckling up every time we get into a vehicle is second nature: You step into the car, get comfortable, find your favorite radio […]

Amanda Kloehr: The Real-Life Risk of Driving Distracted

I was just like many summer travelers. I didn’t want to be cooped up in the car anymore and I was ready to be on the beach. The only thing that I could do to bide time until I reached my final destination was find ways to keep myself “entertained”, and try and get there […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]

Tristan Nunez: DNT TXT N DRV

Tristan Nunez is a professional racecar driver, and national spokesperson for distracted driving. Since turning pro in January of this year when Mazda chose him to be a co-driver in their Mazda6 SkyActiv Diesel in the GRAND-AM Rolex Series, he’s made it his mission to use his newly-acquired attention to spread the word about distracted […]