Type "stolen U-Haul catalytic converter" into a search engine and you'll get scads of results on the issue sourced from local papers all over the country. Conduct that same search on vehicles in general and the results will be numbingly numerous, trucks and vans the victims in almost all of them because thieves can easily crawl under them. The latest spate of saw-and-grab robberies seems to stem from the New York City area, with the New York Daily News reporting that burglars have stolen more th
Here's a reason to get your friends to hurry up when they're helping you move: you're paying for the rental van by the hour. As least, that's how the new Zipvan service from Zipcar operates. Starting at just $15.75 an hour or $109 a day, Zipvan makes carsharing larger vehicles a reasonable option – if you don't dawdle.
Moving is invariably an insufferable experience. Packing all of your worldly belongings into flimsy cardboard boxes, loading them up into a truck with the help of everyone who you could con into coming by, ferrying the possessions across town, across the state or around the country, and then reversing the whole process is a downright miserable plight. The good people at U-Haul decided to add some levity to the endeavor a few years ago by adding colorful location-themed graphics packages to their
We've seen our fair share of gasoline thefts as of late, and it seems that more are to be expected as the price for a gallon of gas continues its upwards trajectory. The latest scam affects moving companies such as U-Haul, which is now reporting that some renters of its trucks are using up the fuel in the tank and refilling them with water. Other less ingenious criminal minds are simply resorting to the age-old tactic of siphoning gas from the delivery vehicle's tanks.