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Driving Tips

Safely and effectively maneuvering your rental truck on roads and through weigh stations can be daunting. It’s also important to know what questions to ask before signing a contract.

  • How to Drive a Rental Moving Truck

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 29, 2013

    Driving a rental moving truck for a do-it-yourself move is not everyone's cup of tea especially when it's packed to the gills. Although packing and heavy lifting seem like the most difficult aspect of such a move, the main challenge is actually driving smoothly enough to make...

  • Do Rental Trucks Stop at Weigh Stations

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on November 6, 2013

    If you are planning to use a rental truck for your move, you may have many questions running in the mind like - do rental trucks have to stop at weigh stations? If the answer is "Yes", then what type of vehicles have to stop at weigh stations? What's the state-by-state weigh...

  • Fuel Saving Tips when Driving a Rental Truck

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 7, 2014

    Save money during your DIY move by conserving fuel while driving your rental truck. Though renting a truck for your move may seem like a more cost-effective option than hiring full-service movers, fuel expenses can have a significant effect on your budget. A large, heavy vehicle...

  • What to Do if a Rental Truck Breaks Down

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 2, 2014

    Renting a moving truck and handling your move on your own can be a cost-effective and manageable option for certain types of moves. However, eliminating the moving company from the equation results in additional responsibility on you if something goes wrong during the trip. Find...

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