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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 Moving Truck

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

    If you have opted for a do-it-yourself move, you will have to load your rental truck with your self-packed boxes and goods, and transport the shipment to your new home. While all the packing and heavy lifting may seem like the most difficult aspect of your move, safely and...

  • Weigh Station Regulations for Rental Trucks

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

    Weigh stations are highway checkpoints used to inspect truck weights to ensure the vehicles meet state regulations. Whether or not you will have to stop at a weigh station while driving your rental truck will depend on the weight of the vehicle and the laws in that state. State...

  • Fuel-Saving Tips for 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 Your Rental Truck Breaks Down

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

    Renting a 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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