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 […]

What to Look for In Towing Protection

Editor’s Note: This article is a continuation of our moving protection series. Check out our other articles on What to Look for In Storage Coverage and What to Look for In Moving Truck Coverage for more information. Out of the 27.3 million cars produced this year alone, I can guarantee that at least one out […]

How to Disconnect a Trailer

  From rental trailers to fifth wheel RVs, there are several kinds of trailers that we see on the road.   If you will be towing, you will need to know how to disconnect a trailer.  The basic principles for disconnecting a trailer are similar among the different types. Let me share with you how to do […]

5 Things NOT to do While Driving a Moving Truck

If you are renting a moving truck, it is important to read through the truck user instructions. I know many people might be thinking, “well, I drive everyday. I know how to use a truck. What more is there to using a moving truck than what I already know? While operating a moving truck does […]