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How Big of a Trailer Do You Need for a Car?

Car on Trailer with Truck

If you need a rent a trailer to haul a car, it has to be the right size. Get something too small, and the vehicle won’t fit. Rent something too large, and you’re hauling extra weight for no reason. Check out this guide from Easy Car Haulers to learn what size trailer to rent for … Read more

Trailer Rental Tips: Measure Twice, Book Once

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You’ve probably heard the saying, “Measure twice. Cut once.” That motto is designed to save you from making a mistake when you’re cutting building materials. The same principle applies to booking a trailer rental. If you measure correctly, you will hopefully choose the right size trailer from the start. Here are some trailer rental tips … Read more

How Much Weight Can a Car Trailer Handle?

White Truck Hauling Car on Trailer

If you’re planning on transporting a vehicle with a trailer, you need to make sure that trailer is equipped to support that vehicle. A little extra research will go a long way to keep your project running smoothly. Let’s take a look at how much weight car trailers can handle, according to the experts here … Read more

What Are Trailer Stake Pockets?

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If you’ve ever used a truck or trailer, you’ve likely interacted with stake pockets. You may not have known what they were or even noticed them on the vehicle, but they were there! Let’s take a closer look at what stake pockets are and how to use them. Stake Pockets Make Your Truck or Trailer … Read more

Can You Back up with a Trailer Attached?

Man Backing Up Truck

Driving with a trailer attached takes some practice, but most qualified drivers get the hang of it after a short time. Driving in a forward motion mostly mimics standard driving practices, but backing up is a different story. This helpful guide from Easy Car Haulers explains when you can and cannot back up with a … Read more

How to Drive with a Trailer in Snow

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Projects don’t stop just because it’s winter. You may find yourself in a position where you have to drive with a trailer in snowy conditions. The basic principles of driving with a trailer remain the same, but you will need to make a few adjustments in winter. Here are some pro tips describing how to … Read more

Do You Need a Special License to Tow a Trailer?

Truck with Trailer on Road

There are many reasons to tow a trailer, ranging from vehicle transport to moving and beyond. With this vast array of tasks, you may wonder about different permit requirements. The guide below explains the type of license you need to tow a trailer or car hauler. You Do Not Need a Special License for Most … Read more

Car Trailer vs. Tow Dolly: What’s the Best?

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There are two common ways to transport a vehicle: with a car trailer or tow dolly. Both options can get a vehicle from point A to point B, but one may be better suited to your overall needs. This guide compares the pros and cons of each option so that you can determine the best … Read more

Car Strap Basics: How to Use Ratchet Straps

Closeup of Using Ratchet Straps

Ratchet straps are incredibly versatile. We include them with our trailer rentals to simplify your transport process. In this guide, we’ll explain how to use ratchet straps to secure your cargo. What Are Ratchet Straps Used for? Ratchet straps, also known as tie-down straps, are ideal for securing cargo to a trailer. They are made … Read more

Safety Tips for Using a Rental Trailer

Car on Trailer

First time renting or driving with a trailer attached? Not sure what to expect? With a few basic safety precautions, you can drastically improve your experience and your confidence on the road. Check out these safety tips for using a rental trailer. Make Sure Your Vehicle Can Pull the Trailer If your vehicle has a … Read more