How to Transport Tailgate Items

Fall is here – which means it’s officially football season! What better way to start off any game day than with the best tailgate? From barbecues to corn holes, to chairs and tables, you’re going to need an efficient way to get all of your tailgating supplies to the game.   Whether you’re tailgating for […]

How to Pack a Trailer

You planned your move, rented your trailer and now it’s time to pack! Looking at all your belongings and trying to fit them into a trailer can seem overwhelming, but with a little preparation, your job will be done in no time! Although you may just want to throw everything in the trailer and hit […]

Moving A Mattress (INFOGRAPHIC)

(updated 4/7/17) Moving a mattress is one of the most important and tricky parts of a move.  The awkward shape makes it difficult to carry, pack and unpack.  Because they come in a few different sizes, determining if your mattress will fit in whichever vehicle you use for transport can be hit or miss. This is […]

Quiz: What Kind Of Trailer Are You?

You might have not noticed, but the size trailer you use can say a lot about you. Answer a few questions to see what type of trailer you are. 1.  What city would you prefer to live in? a.  New York b.  Nashville c.  Santa Monica d.  Denver 2.  What is your favorite past time? a.  Watching […]

What’s Included In My Trailer Rental?

Are you new to do-it-yourself moving? If so, knowing what is included in your trailer rental and the extra items you might need is important to having a successful DIY move. Trailers are a popular moving option, as you can be in the comfort of your own car while towing your belongings. The first step […]

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 […]

Choosing the Right Trailer for Landscaping

Summer is here and the heat is on! Along with rising temperatures and longer days, summer brings all sorts of opportunities. For some…summer is the time to relax and play, and for others summer is a great time to finally accomplish those DIY projects you’ve always wanted to. So, for all you do-it-yourselfers, if you […]

How to Tow a Boat

The good weather is here and what a better way to cool off than to head to the nearest lake or beach with your boat! Here are some steps and tips on how to tow a boat: Hitch If you don’t have a trailer hitch on your vehicle already, you’ll want to get one installed. This […]