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Can Someone Else Drive my U-Haul?

Moving from one home to another is always stressful. This is true even when the new place offers an exciting environment and new personal and professional opportunities. You may think that a do-it-yourself move is the way to go. You decide that renting a U-Haul moving truck and getting U-Haul moving help will work for you. You have a lot of questions about how that works and whether you can hire a professional driver if you rent the truck, or […]

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Can Anyone Drive a Rental Moving Truck?

Most of us move homes at some point in our lives. Whether for college, a job, or to just try out someplace new, moving can be an exciting experience. However, the process is never easy. From packing boxes to dealing with the finances, there’s a lot think about. Before setting off on your new journey, there are a few considerations you’ll need to make. One of the most important factors involves using a rental moving truck or not. If you […]

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3600 Text Books shipped to Africa by Connecticut High School Charity

This year when the Unite for Africa Club at Darien High in Connecticut started to plan a new fundraiser, their leader Colette Quinn decided they would run a book drive. She thought they might be able to gather enough books to fit into a few boxes and combine them with another local Africa non-profit organization. But what happened next was more inspiring than expected. The Unite for Africa Club Saw a Need and Took Action In previous years, the Darien […]

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Why Hire a Pro to Drive Your UHaul?

When you move from one place to another there are many things that suddenly get put on your “to-do” list. You need to figure out which of your possessions you will actually need at your new place. You need to list items you may want to buy new. You have to get boxes and bins for packing and find a way to pack without sacrificing too much just before the move. Some people take months to go through the process, […]

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When a Cross Country Move Goes Bad, Rented Truck Driver Saves the Day

What happens when moving, an already stressful life event, turns into a total nightmare? A recent Rented Truck Driver client had a moving experience so terrible and outrageous that she wanted to share her story with other consumers who are in the process of selecting a moving company. Katie is a married mother of one who planned to move her family from Sacramento, California to Western Connecticut last year. She contacted a moving company that billed itself as “full service” […]

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Before Your Move: What You Need To Know About Rental Truck Shortages

It’s every potential mover’s nightmare; your boxes are packed, your home is sold or your lease is up, your loaders are on the way, and you arrive at the rental company at your reserved pickup time only to be told that the truck that you’ve reserved isn’t available. You might be informed that you have to travel long distances to retrieve an available truck, or worse, that there simply aren’t any in a feasible distance. Many moving families are finding […]

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Moving Horror Stories

Moving is stressful when all goes to plan, but when you’ve made the mistake of choosing a disreputable moving company to move your belongings, your move can quickly become an all-out nightmare. In this series, we’ll take an in-depth look at those moving horror story scenarios and provide you with the knowledge to avoid your own moving horror story. A recent client engaged Rented Truck Driver in the midst of her moving nightmare, but this story actually begins weeks prior […]

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Moving is always in the top ten most stressful events in a person’s life. Moving during the The coronavirus (COVID-19) has just become even more stressful.

Moving During Covid The coronavirus (COVID-19) has halted day-to-day life as we know it, both in the U.S. and the entire world. “Shelter in place” orders and social distancing are the government’s strong recommendations throughout the U.S. Moves in many cases must take place during these trying times. If you are one of the people who has no choice but to move right now; you may have to relocate for a new job, the home you own or rent was […]

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