Towing a car with a moving truck is actually a great option – both convenient and cost-effective. You’ll be able to transport your items and your vehicle to your new home at the same time and won’t need a second driver. Plus, long distance car towing is the cheapest way to get a vehicle to another state.
Can you tow 2 cars behind a U-Haul?
Many people have more than one vehicle to move. In this case, car-to-car towing is another option. Currently U-Haul is the only moving company that allows you rent a carrier to tow behind your own vehicle.
Should I tow my car when I move?
When it comes to moving a car, shipping is almost always a better choice than towing. Driving a large vehicle pulling a heavy trailer just isn’t a good idea for most drivers. In fact, for some, it’s downright dangerous.
What is the best way to tow a car long distance?
The tow dolly, a U-Haul patented design, is considered top of the line for vehicle towing. It is a perfect low cost option to transport vehicles for either in-town or long distance moves. Tow dollies are available for rent either behind a U-Haul moving truck or behind your own tow capable vehicle.
Should car be in neutral on tow dolly?
When towing a rear axle driven front engine vehicle, the drive shaft must be disconnected to prevent transmission damage. Simply placing the transmission in neutral is not sufficient and will not prevent damage due to a lack of internal lubrication. … Consult your vehicle owner’s manual.
Can you tow an automatic car in neutral?
If you tow a vehicle with an automatic transmission while all the wheels are on the ground, it could result in a lot of damage. … Conversely, automatic transmissions do not disengage when the vehicle is in “neutral” and towing could force the transmission to move in the wrong direction.
Which is better tow dolly or auto transport?
A tow dolly is ideal for short distances or within the same state because it’s more affordable, and there’s less wear and tear than on a long-distance trip. Conversely, car trailers are preferable for long distances because they minimize wear and tear on both vehicles.
How much does U-Haul charge for a tow dolly?
For our local move, U-Haul trailer rental rates for a tow dolly for a front-wheel drive vehicle started at $45.99 and an auto transport trailer started at $54.99.
Can a 10 foot U-Haul truck tow a car?
About this 10′ Truck. Our 10ft moving truck (the smallest truck you can also tow your car behind) is used by customers who are moving a studio or 1 bedroom apartment. The 10ft truck is our smallest box truck rental available for long distance One-Way moves and local In-Town moves.