Fuel Saving Truck Features

Lets face it, nobody likes paying for gas and typically the bigger vehicle you drive, the more you have to pay at the pump.   And while the thought of putting gas in a 26 ft box truck can be scary, the folks at U-Haul have developed a number of fuel-saving truck features that have […]

5 Tips for Picking Up Your Rental Truck

From packing to cleaning, there are many checklist items that have to be done before picking up your moving truck from the rental company. To make the pick up process as seamless as possible, I have listed 5 tips for picking up your truck on moving day. Have you confirmed your reservation?   Verify that […]

Food Truck Conversions

Ever wonder what happens to U-Haul trucks when they are done serving the movers of North America? You might think there is a U-Haul truck graveyard somewhere, but you don’t have to go far to see the retired vehicles. In fact, just head to your favorite lunch spot and if it’s a food truck, it […]

Earning Extra Money For Your Small Business

According to Forbes, about 543,000 small businesses start up every month but more than that close down every month. As a small business owner you are always on a look out for ways of earning extra money for your small business and for ways to set your business apart from others. Being a part of the […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

How to Unload a Cargo Van

Efficiency is the name of the game in DIY moves — every step must be well planned and organized for a successful move. With this in mind, most people forget about the last step of the moving process, unloading. Unload in the wrong manner and you can add hours onto your moving time. Unload the […]

Using a Pickup Truck for Moving

From business use to home improvement projects, pickup trucks are used for a variety of different reasons. Using a U-Haul pick up truck for moving has many advantages: Small Jobs When it comes to moving, the size of your move will be the indicator of what size truck you will need to rent. If you have […]

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 […]

How to Connect Your MP3 player to a Moving Truck

Tolstoy said that “music is the shorthand of emotion.” With that in mind, one could argue that unsavory music (or lack thereof) could be the shorthand of correlating emotions. Whether it’s across town or across the country, listening to music on your drive can help to relieve the stress built up from moving day. It […]

Essential Items for Driving a Moving Truck

A dream, a destination, the open road and a moving truck. You’re behind the wheel on your way to your new home with all of your belongings when you remember you forgot some vital things. Do you drive back? Do you find the nearest store? Here are some essential items for driving a moving truck. […]

Unique U-Haul Truck Conversions

Have you ever wondered what happens to all the trucks and vans that retire from production at U-Haul?  If you’re like me, you may hope they all get to retire and hang out together in a small sleepy town and once or twice a year get cleaned up and put to work in the town […]

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 […]