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 […]

Moving With a Cargo Van

Moving with a cargo van is a great option for your move that many people may overlook. Not everyone lives in massive 6+ bedroom mansions. Most of us have a bit smaller moves to deal with, and for those people a cargo van can be the perfect solution to many of your moving day issues. […]

Insider’s Scoop: See Your Face on a Moving Truck

The well known moving company, U-Haul, has recently announced a fun promotion for anyone who is packing up and getting ready to move. You may have seen a moving truck in your city, or even rented one that has a special graphic on the side, called a Supergraphic. These graphics represent the states and provinces […]

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- […]

How to Avoid Delays when Moving

Let’s face it, no one wants to spend any more time than they have to moving. Between loading delays and traffic jams, you can spend a lot of time waiting around instead of out on the open road! Thankfully, most of these delays can be avoided or mitigated with just a few minutes of pre-planning. […]