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 […]

Distracted Driving Laws you Should Know About

The moving truck is loaded, your entire life in the back, and you head down the road. The chirp of your cell phone goes off, you reach for it and begin to read. The next thing you know, police sirens are in your rear view mirror. You didn’t even know what you were doing was […]

How to Drive Distraction Free

Ding! Buzz. Brrrring! If your cell phone is anything like mine, it’s always making noise. Every app on my smart phone has its own notification sound, and I know what each one means. One sound for a text message. A different sound for a new email. And, of course, the sound of a phone call. […]

Who is Most at Risk for Distracted Driving?

Turn the volume up, change the station, update your Facebook status, take a sip of your drink, respond to a text message, send a Tweet to the world about your drive from Raleigh, to Atlanta,  all while posting a pic on Instagram of your view from behind the wheel. What do each of these activities […]

4 Mobile Apps for Driving Your Car to College

The time has come… You’re off to college. Independence, academic challenge, new friends and memorable experiences are waiting. Every year, thousands of high school graduates drive long distances to their new on-campus home. In fact, many of these soon-to-be college freshman drive across multiple state lines to in order to reach their final destination. If […]

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 all […]

Funny Road Signs

When you are moving across the country sometimes you encounter signs that make think twice. Here are few signs that made me chuckle, although unfortunately some of these were not intended to be funny road signs!

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. […]