Safe Trailering Comes to Central Washington University

I was recently invited to speak to Professor Scott Calahan’s “Transportation and Fleet Safety” class at Central Washington University. You see, he heard that U-Haul has been teaching driver’s ed students how to safely tow a trailer for nearly 40 years, and he wanted his college students to have the same experience. The difference is that […]

Must-Visit Summer Destinations

For some, summer means no school, vacation, opportunites to travel and reasons to be beach-side! Here’s a list of seven must-visit summer destinations: 7. San Diego, California This is the perfect year-round city. The beaches surrounding San Diego are a must-visit summer destination for any age group. While I really enjoy going to Mission beach, there are […]

Ask the Expert: What Goes Into a Moving Box? Part 1

When it comes to moving, U-Haul truly is the expert in the DIY moving field – what other company has a fully staffed, dedicated test lab to make sure that the customer gets the best product possible at the lowest cost? No other company that we know of, that’s for sure. Moving Insider got a […]

Mobile Advertising for Your Business

Updated January 18, 2017 We’ve all seen it- you’re sitting at a restaurant and you see flashing lights cruise by and your eyes can’t help but follow it.  Mobile advertising is a new trend that lets your company get noticed on the road. Whether stuck in a traffic jam or just driving to and from […]

How to Score a Sweet Summer Job

It’s summer time and the living is easy.. right? As nice as would be to lounge by the pool all summer long, there are alternative ways to spend your summer. Perhaps you just graduated high school or college, or are just in need of some extra cash If so, a part-time summer job may be […]

How to Drop Off Equipment After Hours

Updated 4/16/19 Need to drop off rental equipment at U-Haul after or before hours? No problem! Truck Share 24/7 is available to customers who are either returning rental vehicles after business hours or want to return the rental online during regular business hours without the help of a U-Haul location’s customer service representative. Read the […]

Carpet Cleaning with Rug Doctor

Your moving boxes are all packed and the furniture is all loaded into the moving truck. All of your precious belongings and memories are ready to be moved to their new home…and you take a final look around at your old place. It’s completely empty – except for the dirty, smelly, stained carpets. Consider using […]

Moving Fun With Pets

Our pets keep us company, they keep us laughing and they keep us on our toes; but moving from your old home to a new home can be a hard time for your pet. They may even be confused with their new surroundings, so it’s your job to instead help them see it as new […]

Distracted Driving State Laws Infographic

(updated 3/20/16) Distracted driving is dangerous to everyone on the road.  According to the National Highway Safety Administration, in 2011 more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver. And, an additional 38,7000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.  This is why many states have put bans […]

What You Need for Mountain Biking

The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming and it’s a better time than ever to break your mountain bike out of storage. For those that hit the trails early every morning for mountain biking, you know the ride can be as relaxing as it is strenuous — sure, you’re going to get a workout, […]

Your First Move

You’ve heard the success and horror stories, you’ve seen it in the movies, you’ve helped when it’s happened to a friend but now it’s your turn…your first move.  Whether you are a minimalist or a collector, traveling near or far, your first move needs the right support and preparation.  Here a few thoughts from someone […]

Things to Do BEFORE Driving Off in a Moving Truck

Moving day. Let’s be honest, no one really looks forward to those words. Not only is it a lot of work, but you’re also packing up everything you own, putting it into a truck and moving someplace new where everyone’s a stranger. Because you have so many things on your mind, there are a lot […]