College Bound: Moving to Penn State University

So, you’ve graduated from high school and you will soon be moving to Penn State University… A ‘congratulations’ is in order! You have a very rewarding academic experience ahead. Penn State University is known for its high research activity, and also for the beloved Penn State Nittany Lions. This week, we continue our college bound […]

What to Look for in Moving Truck Coverage

It’s a fact of life that accidents happen. Whether it’s your fault, or the fault of the driver behind you, we here at Moving Insider want to make sure you’re covered. It’s a question that we get all the time, “Do I need coverage on a moving truck rental?” That’s why we always recommend some sort of protection on […]

Moving With Portable Storage Containers: Knowing Your Options

Moving with portable storage containers provide you with the flexibility of having many options. You should know all of those options when you are making the reservation for your move. This is the information you will want to have when you are moving with portable storage so that your move goes smoothly and fits your […]

Top U.S. Growth Cities

U-Haul recently released their 2012 migratory report which revealed the top 30 Growth Cities in the United States based on one-way truck rentals.  To view the full report, visit uhaul.com.  And check out the infographic below. What do you think of the cities on this list?  Did your city make the top 30 list?

Moving Truck Tickets & Tolls — Who is Responsible?

We all make mistakes, it’s inevitable — we’re human and it’s part of every day life. But, what happens when the mistake is a parking ticket or unpaid toll for a moving truck? Well, that’s where it can get a little bit tricky. Some movers may think that it’s up to the owner of the […]

How to Disconnect a Trailer

From rental trailers to fifth wheel RVs, there are several kinds of trailers that we see on the road.   If you will be towing, you will need to know how to disconnect a trailer.  The basic principles for disconnecting a trailer are similar among the different types. Let me share with you how to do this […]

Top Moving Destinations

U-Haul recently released their 2012 migratory report which revealed the top 50 moving destinations in the United States based on one-way truck rentals. To view the full report, visit uhaul.com. And, check out the infographic below. What do you think of the cities on the list. Did your city make the top 50 list?

5 Things NOT to do While Driving a Moving Truck

If you are renting a moving truck, it is important to read through the truck user instructions. I know many people might be thinking, “well, I drive everyday. I know how to use a truck. What more is there to using a moving truck than what I already know? While operating a moving truck does […]

Top 10 High School Graduation Gifts

It’s that time of year again — graduation announcements and pictures of soon-to-be college freshman in their caps and gowns cover the front door of your kitchen fridge. It’s a great time in the life of a young adult, so many new experiences and adventures lie ahead. And while everyone knows that most people have […]

“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 […]

Top 10 College Graduation Gifts

Whether they’ll be starting a new career, or traveling the world to visit exotic places, the college graduate in your life is moving on to the next chapter in their life. They’ve graduated, and now it’s time to celebrate their achievements. Here are some great college graduation gifts you can give them to help them […]

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 […]