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- […]

Seatbelts Save Lives, So Buckle Up!

Seatbelts save lives. Click it or ticket. You could learn a lot from a dummy. You’ve likely heard these slogans and understand the importance of wearing a seatbelt. For most of us, buckling up every time we get into a vehicle is second nature: You step into the car, get comfortable, find your favorite radio […]

Moving Day: Diesel vs. Gasoline

There are many choices to make on moving day. When you rent a moving truck, for example, you have the choice of renting either an unleaded  gasoline or diesel fueled truck.  In this post, we’ll share the factors you should consider when deciding the winner in the showdown of diesel vs. gasoline. 1. Cost Moving […]

“My First Time Driving a 26 Foot Moving Truck”

Alison, coming through, 10-4, over. I’ve got to admit, my first time driving a 26-foot moving truck made me feel like a ‘truck driver’; all I needed was my radio and trucker hat. If anyone were to give me the ‘honk your horn’ signal, I’d surely respond with a big honk, honk. But, these were […]

The Three Types of Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Staying distraction-free is important for your safety and the safety of other’s on the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates that there are at least 3000 deaths annually from distraction-affected crashes. Today we are discussing the different type of distractions that you may face when you are […]

Multitasking is a Myth: How to Stay Safe

Do you ever split your attention between several things at one time by multitasking? Right now, for example; are you listening to music while you read this? Perhaps another conversation? Or maybe you are having a snack? While you may think that none of these side activities are taking your attention away from reading this […]