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 for more information. Out of the 27.3 million cars produced this year alone, I can guarantee that at least one out of every three cars will have a hitch on it. […]

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 this […]

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 […]

How to Connect a Trailer

How to Connect a Rental Trailer I talk to people daily about connecting trailers.  I have found that since many people have never done it before, they are often intimidated by the process.  I’m here to tell you that you should not be intimidated and that you can connect a trailer. I am going to […]

“My First Time Driving a 26 Foot Moving Truck”

Alison, coming through, 10-4, over. I’ve got to admit, my first time driving a 26-foot moving truck made me feel like a ‘truck driver’; all I needed was my radio and trucker hat. If anyone were to give me the ‘honk your horn’ signal, I’d surely respond with a big honk, honk. But, these were […]

The Three Types of Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Staying distraction-free is important for your safety and the safety of other’s on the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there are at least 3000 deaths annually from distraction-affected crashes. Today we are discussing the different type of distractions that you may face when you are […]

What to Do When the Straps Don’t Fit

Auto Transports and Tow Dollies are a great way to get a vehicle from A to B when doing a DIY move. Whether it’s on the back of your own truck, or on the hitch of a moving van, towing a vehicle is a simple thing to do — but making sure the vehicle is […]

Multitasking is a Myth: How to Stay Safe

Do you ever split your attention between several things at one time by multitasking? Right now, for example; are you listening to music while you read this? Perhaps another conversation? Or maybe you are having a snack? While you may think that none of these side activities are taking your attention away from reading this […]

Distracted Driving Laws you Should Know About

The moving truck is loaded, your entire life in the back, and you head down the road. The chirp of your cell phone goes off, you reach for it and begin to read. The next thing you know, police sirens are in your rear view mirror. You didn’t even know what you were doing was […]

Is Driving Hands-Free Really Safer?

 Many people mistakenly believe that hands-free devices are a solution for distracted driving. They allow you to keep your hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. But, what about the distraction of carrying on a conversation while driving? Have you ever tried to do two cognitive complex tasks at once; like ride […]

6 Startling Facts About Distracted Driving that will Scare You Straight

Distracted driving has become an increasingly popular subject with the acceptance of smartphones. With more cell phones in the United States than people (there are 320 million mobile phone subscriptions–102.4% of the population), it is easy to text or Facebook while driving your moving truck. Don’t do it! People know that distracted driving is not safe. […]

How to Drive Distraction Free

Ding! Buzz. Brrrring! If your cell phone is anything like mine, it’s always making noise. Every app on my smart phone has its own notification sound, and I know what each one means. One sound for a text message. A different sound for a new email. And, of course, the sound of a phone call. […]