How To Properly Tow A U-Haul Trailer

If you occasionally need to move a ton of small things (or just one very large thing) there are numerous companies who will rent you a trailer. But how can you make sure you won't screw up? I went to U-Haul's test facility in Arizona to learn both the right and wrong way to tow a U-small trailer. » 2/10/14 3:51pm 2/10/14 3:51pm

U-Haul won't rent trailers to Ford Explorer owners

When Consumer Reports tried to rent a trailer for their 2012 Ford Explorer they were turned down by U-Haul. Apparently, the specter of the Firestone/Explorer lawsuits still haunts corporate lawyers despite the fact the 2012 isn't even an SUV. » 5/24/11 12:15pm 5/24/11 12:15pm

700 Lb Man Carried To Court In U-Haul Truck

Put down the Fat Tuesday Paczki and ask yourself, how much is too much? Apparently, for Stephen A. Turo, enough is when you have to rent a U-Haul truck to get you to the courthouse. » 2/24/09 12:30pm 2/24/09 12:30pm

Ford's Tests Out Eco-Friendly Paint on U-Haul Vans

Proving that saving the environment isn't all about mating electric motors to gas engines, Ford has been working on reforming the painting process to find ways to lessen our impact on our world. If you don't believe that painting trucks creates an environmental hazard, check out the paint shop at your local transit… » 12/27/07 5:00pm 12/27/07 5:00pm

Brings a Whole New Meaning to 'U-Haul': Detroit ATM Thieves

Back when we lived in the lovely hamlet of Benicia by the Bay, a group of rapscallions backed their van through the window of the local Food & Liquor, threw the ATM in the back and took off. If we recall correctly, they made off with something like 60 dollars. Some enterprising bank robbers/hoons in Detwa were… » 4/09/07 5:45pm 4/09/07 5:45pm