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 […]

Renting a Trailer for Craigslist Shopping

Bargain hunters know treasures don’t just fall in your lap. If you want something that’s good quality for a good price, you have to go looking for it. One place that only the brave dare look is Craiglist. While many people cringe at the name, don’t buy into the stigma! If you’re a smart shopper, digging around […]

How to Load a Car onto a Tow Dolly [VIDEO]

If you need to move your front-wheel-drive vehicle without actually driving it, you should consider using a U-Haul tow dolly. A tow dolly will allow you to easily load and tow a vehicle behind another vehicle or moving truck. This is a great option for people making cross-country moves or for transporting project cars. The following video will demonstrate step-by-step […]

How to Load a Car Onto an Auto Transport [VIDEO]

Whether you’re moving your family car cross-country or you’re towing a project car, there are many instances when you may be required to load a car onto an auto transport. For your safety and the safety of those around you, it’s important that your car is properly loaded and secured. The following video will show you […]

Clearance Height of a Moving Trailer

Maybe you’re feeling adventurous and would rather move with a moving trailer than a truck. Maybe you want to save a few dollars because you would not have to spend more on fuel than you would for your own personal vehicle and moving truck. Maybe you’re traveling back to school and just need a bit […]

How to Tow a Hot Rod on an Auto Transport

Whether you need to move it across town or across the country, personally towing your hot rod, classic roadster or next project car is not only more cost efficient, but it gives you complete control. Follow these easy tips to successfully tow a hot rod. 1. Rent an Auto Transport or Car Trailer Auto transports and tow dollies are […]

Does Towing a Trailer Affect Turning?

Whether it’s your first time moving with a trailer or your 20th time, the same rules still apply…slow down when trailering. Driving a car trailer combination is not the same as driving your car alone. You should always reduce your normal driving speed when towing. You will see that it’s posted on most highways and […]

Options for Transporting a Motorcycle

Owning a motorcycle almost guarantees that you will, at some point, have to haul or tow it. Whether you’ve broken down on the road or you’re in the process of moving, you should know what transportation options are available. Truck Probably the most common method, and certainly the most economical, as many times you or a friend already […]

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 […]

Safe Trailering Comes to Central Washington University

I was recently invited to speak to Professor Scott Calahan’s “Transportation and Fleet Safety” class at Central Washington University. You see, he heard that U-Haul has been teaching driver’s ed students how to safely tow a trailer for nearly 40 years, and he wanted his college students to have the same experience. The difference is that […]