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 […]

Tips for Towing a U-Box Trailer

  U-Box portable storage is already the most versatile option for your move. One of the many advantages over other systems is the ability to tow a U-Box container home with you the moment you’re ready to begin – no waiting for the delivery truck, no hassle of wasted time or planning. If you’ve got a hitch […]

How to Drop Off Equipment After Hours

Need to drop off rental equipment at U-Haul after or before hours? No problem! This program is available to customers who are either returning rental vehicles after business hours or want to return the rental online during regular business hours without the help of a U-Haul location’s customer service representative. Read the steps below to […]

Outdoor Fun for Memorial Day

Memorial Day weekend is almost here so it’s time to get out and have some fun in the sun! Here are a few activities you can do to have outdoor fun for Memorial Day: Tubing Memorial Day is about honoring those who have fallen in the line of duty but it is also a weekend to […]

How to Tie Down a Motorcycle

The motorcycle. The word and machine that conjure ideas of freedom,  the wind in your face, perhaps the clichéd fantasies of the open road, and ultimately – independence. For those that own and ride these machines, the irony is not lost on just how often you find yourself needing to transport them by truck or trailer. Whether it’s that new project you’re […]

Split Dispatch for an Auto Transport and Moving truck

Your planning your next BIG move and everything must go…EVERYTHING! Your belongings, family and personal vehicle. So you’ll probably need to move your belongings in a moving truck and tow your personal vehicle on an auto transport. Here are a few tips for if you are considering this option.           Auto […]

Towing With a Convertible

        It is a common misconception that convertible sedans can’t tow trailers. You can find out if your vehicle is certified by speaking with a friendly customer service representative at your neighborhood U-Haul location. You can also check online from the comfort of your home or your phone here. All you need […]

Towing Tips From the Pros

Do you need towing tips from the pros? There are many questions that can often come up when you are looking at getting a hitch installed or towing a trailer. How do I select which trailer to use? How do I load a trailer? How do I use an auto transport to move my vehicle […]