3 Ways to Transport a Bike

Ok, I’m going to be blatantly honest here. I love to bike — or maybe better, I love the idea of biking. I always say to myself, “I’m going to wake up early tomorrow and go for a bike ride!” But when the next morning comes, guess what? I’m not pressing the gear shifters but […]

Transporting Gravel — Do’s and Don’ts

Thinking about using a trailer for transporting gravel or mulch? Have you ever thought about doing a home improvement project with mulch or rocks and then said no because you didn’t have a way to get it home? Well today is the day that all changes. Using a trailer to transport gravel, mulch or other […]

The Ultimate Tip for Backing Up a Trailer

At Moving Insider, we talk a lot about driving your vehicle with a moving trailer attached. As we get into the thick of summer, many people are practicing backing up a different sort of trailer- a boat trailer. Let’s say that you just bought a boat and you can’t wait to take it to the […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]

What to Look for In Towing Protection

Editor’s Note: This article is a continuation of our moving protection series. Check out our other articles on What to Look for In Storage Coverage and What to Look for In Moving Truck Coverage for more information. Out of the 27.3 million cars produced this year alone, I can guarantee that at least one out […]

How to Connect a Trailer

How to Connect a Rental Trailer I talk to people daily about connecting trailers.  I have found that since many people have never done it before, they are often intimidated by the process.  I’m here to tell you that you should not be intimidated and that you can connect a trailer. I am going to […]

Moving in New York: Parkway Restrictions

If you are moving in New York, then you have probably rented a moving truck, cargo van or trailer.  In New York, moving equipment rentals are classified as commercial vehicles, so there are parkway restrictions you must be aware of.  One of the reasons moving equipment is considered commercial,  is that it is branded with a […]

What to Do When the Straps Don’t Fit

  Auto Transports and Tow Dollies are a great way to get a vehicle from A to B when doing a DIY move. Whether it’s on the back of your own truck, or on the hitch of a moving van, towing a vehicle is a simple thing to do — but making sure the vehicle […]

Trailer Safety Basics

Recently, I had to move all of my belongings from Pennsylvania to Arizona for college. After narrowing down my options, I realized that renting a trailer to tow behind my truck would be the best option. The only problem was, I had never experienced towing a trailer rental before, and I wasn’t sure what to […]

Towing a Trailer: Safe Towing Checklist

Whether it’s a rental trailer or one you own, towing a trailer for the first time might be a little daunting. If you’re anything like me, you’ll have a million questions. After figuring out what kind of hitch is right for my vehicle and how to safely load a trailer, my next concern would be […]

How to Load a Vehicle Onto a Car Carrier

One thing that can easily get overlooked when planning a move is how to get your vehicle to your new home. If you go the do-it-yourself route, which can save you A LOT of money, there are a couple options: a tow dolly or a car carrier. A tow dolly lifts only the front two […]

Get Hitched Contest

Valentine’s Day is about here, and love is in the air! Don’t let your vehicle miss out on all of the romance. U-Haul is sponsoring a contest this month to help your car or truck  “Get Hitched”. Imagine the world of towing fun that awaits you. You can hook a trailer to your hitch, take […]