Distracted Driving: South Dakota

The Mount Rushmore State varies in weather and driving laws from other states, so your driving style has to change too. Here are some tips on driving safety in South Dakota: Phone Calls While Driving According to a 2010 Pew Research Center Survey, 36% of teens say they have been involved in a near-crash because […]

Distracted Driving: Alabama

Alabama Department of Safety reminds us in the state’s driving manual that driving is a privilege and that we have to be responsible not only for ourselves, but also for our passengers and other drivers on the road. Always remember that your number one responsibility and task is driving safely! When it come to The Heart of Dixie, […]

Distracted Driving Resources

As a towing expert, I’m often talking to people about safe trailering practices, from properly selecting a hitch to proper cargo weight distribution. While these things are good to know, nothing is more important to driving safety than the simple act of being aware and attentive. Whether you’re driving to work, school, or undertaking a more serious endeavor like a cross-country […]

Moving without a License

Maybe it’s suspended, maybe you never got it or maybe you just lost it inconveniently right before your move. Whatever the reason is, don’t worry. Moving without a license is possible! So how do you move without actually driving? You hire helpers!  The Moving Helpers® will show up when and where you want them to assist […]

Trailer Tips: 5 Components of Trailer Towing

Getting your first hitch opens up a whole new world of possibilities for you and your vehicle. Towing a trailer is a great way to give yourself extra cargo capacity. Whether you are moving, heading to the dunes, lake or forest , you can now take your favorite toys with you. Never driven with a […]

Who is a Moving Help Provider?

Mo·ving Help Pro·vi·der noun A self-employed, labor-only mover who goes through the Moving Help Provider verification process and completes the required classes to participate in the Online Moving Help Marketplace. Moving Help Providers come from various professions.  Some work full-time in the moving business while others work part-time when they are not working as a […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Does uhaulcarshare Work?

Update on 10/20/16 Many people move to new cities without owning a personal vehicle to get around town.  Sometimes owning a car is not an option whether it’s due to cost, parking limitations, storage, going to college, or simply by choice.  So, what do you do if you don’t own a car but need to pick […]