How to Choose the Right Size Trailer Rental

When it comes to DIY moving, one of the most important ways to ensure you have an easy and smooth move is to select the right size trailer rental. Trailers can be a great option for your DIY move because they allow you to use your own vehicle. Follow the steps below to select the […]

Safety Tips for Loading a Trailer

Loading a trailer correctly is one of the most important steps in your DIY move. Safe driving operations and maneuvering are very important components, but safety truly begins with the proper loading of your trailer. Below, we share the two most important tips you should follow the next time you’re loading a trailer. Tip #1 […]

How To Hook Up a Hitch

Do you know how to hook up a hitch? It is not a difficult process. Anyone can learn how to hook up a hitch for their trailer, but it is very important to learn how to do so properly and safely. You definitely do not want your trailer to come un-hitched when you are driving […]

How to Park and Back Up a Moving Trailer: A Lesson from a Pro

  Backing up your car while hauling a trailer doesn’t have to be intimidating. All you need for success are a few helpful tips. Whether you are backing up for parking or loading, it is important to learn the proper technique. Practice makes it easier. Before You Start Driving Make sure you trailer is attached properly to your vehicle Verify […]

Understanding Your Towing Capabilities: An Interview with Bob De Kruyff

When it comes to renting a trailer, it is very important to have a good understanding of your vehicle’s towing capabilities. We sat down with moving and safety expert, Bob De Kruyff from U-Haul to get answers to the most important questions you may have when it comes to understanding your towing capacity. Review our […]

How to Transport your Vehicle to Your New Home

If you are planning on driving a moving truck to your new home, you are probably considering how you will transport your vehicle there too. If you don’t have a few extra drivers to spare, you will need to either Tow, Ship or Store your vehicle. Tow: This is often one of the easiest and most affordable options, especially when towed […]

Funny Towing Pictures from the Web!

Sometimes people do crazy things.  For a little Friday fun, I found some funny towing pictures to share!  Please be advised that we do not endorse the towing methods used in the photos below, so don’t get any crazy ideas or you might end up on the “ridiculous list” too! Now, let’s start off with a […]

Towing Tips from an Expert: An Interview With Bob De Kruyff

Recently, we’ve been sharing several tips to help you when driving, parking, and loading a trailer. We wanted to dive deeper into this subject and get answers to questions that we still had. We asked a towing expert, Bob De Kruyff of U-Haul International, for some more insider towing tips for trailers. Read our interview with Bob […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving to College

It seems like the trending topic this week is moving to college. You know it’s about that time when you live in a college town and all you see is U-Haul trucks! There are a lot of factors to consider when you’re moving to college or moving a family member to college.  Many  young adults […]

6 Simple Trailer Driving Tips

I’m not usually the type of woman that hides behind stereotypical male/female roles. But, when it comes to towing a trailer, if a man is present, then I’ll gladly let him drive. Why? Honestly, it makes me nervous. Once, I was returning an empty trailer and rolled over the curb while making a right-hand turn. […]

Better Safe Than Sorry – Damage Protection for Your Move

Getting in an accident is always a stressful situation, but to get in a car accident while you are moving can be even worse. That is why it is very important to make sure that you have insurance or coverage during your move.  The safest drivers can still experience accidents. Question: Will my auto insurance […]

4 Tips for Towing a Trailer

When it comes to do-it-yourself moves, preparation and safety are both key. If you are renting a trailer to move your furniture and belongings, then take a look at our top four tips for a safe trailering experience. 1. Load the trailer heavy in the front: The way you load your trailer will affect how the […]