Rock Arkansas Rental Truck
Little Rock Arkansas rental truck is the perfect choice if you want to
save money on your next move. Just follow our top tips to make it go as
smoothly and safely as possible. Whether you're moving across town or
across the country, we'll try to help you make the right choices.
our Little Rock Arkansas Rental Truck top tips:
what size rental truck you need. You'll need a pretty accurate list of
all the items to be moved, along with their sizes. If everything is
boxed, that makes it much easier. Just measure the boxes to get a good
idea how much room you need in the truck.
- Get quotes
from several truck rental companies. Prices can vary quite a bit
depending on things like the size of the truck, season, day of the
week, and demand in the areas you're moving from and to.
your Little Rock Arkansas rental truck at least 2 weeks to a month
before your move. The
summer months and weekends are peak times so plan accordingly. It's
also a good idea to call a few days before your reservation to make
sure there aren't any problems.
Another good idea is to show
up early the day of your rental truck reservation so you don't get held
up behind a long line of customers.
- Have all required
documentation with you. Find out in advance what is required. Most
common is driver's license, major credit card, and proof of insurance.
out what optional insurance is offered and decide if you need any
before you arrive at the store. The major Little Rock Arkansas rental
truck companies will have this info on their websites. If your personal
vehicle insurance doesn't cover rental trucks, you will need to
seriously consider buying the companies insurance.
what, if any, moving supplies and equipment you may need. Things like
hand trucks and dollies can make the whole move go faster, safer, and
easier. Furniture padding and packing materials might be something else
to think about. Most truck rental companies offer these for an
- Carefully inspect the truck before
you leave the lot. Don't assume that obvious damage to the truck has
been noticed by the rental company. Point out anything you see to the
attendant before you leave. Make sure the fuel and odometer readings
agree with what the company shows. Make sure lights, wipers, turn and
brake signals, etc. all work properly.
- Keep copies of
all your paperwork in a safe, easy to find place. If you happen to get
stopped by a police officer, you will probably be asked for your
documentation. You will also need these for when you return the rental
If you haven't driven a larger truck before,
we've included a few tips to make it go a little easier. The main
points to keep in mind are to allow more space and time because the
truck is much larger and heavier than what you are used to driving.
Rock Arkansas Rental Truck Driving Tips.
familiar with the truck before you leave the lot. Adjust the seat and
mirrors and find all the necessary controls like lights, wipers, and
- Test drive the truck in a large open space
you go on the street. Make sure the brakes and steering work well and
get used to the "feel" of the truck.
- Take note of the truck height and plan
accordingly when approaching low overhead objects like awnings or even
some low bridges.
conservatively. Trucks need more space than a car for any maneuvers.
This means slow down, don't tailgate, and be extra careful making lane
- Try to avoid backing up. Since your view will
be more obstructed, it's easy to hit something you can't see. If you
have to back up, have someone spot for you at the back and sides of the
- Avoid drive-thrus. Don't even try to go through
a fast food drive- thru lane. Just park and walk in. It's easy
damage a truck even when it looks like there is plenty or room.
what kind of fuel the truck uses. If it requires diesel, you need to
pay special attention at the pump to make sure you put the right fuel
in. Even though this seems obvious, it's pretty easy to make a mistake
if you aren't used to reaching for the diesel fuel pump.
but not least, keep plenty of fuel in the truck. It's a good idea to
maintain the tank at about half full. That gives a margin of error for
unknown fuel mileage and not knowing where fuel stops are along an
We hope these tips will help make your Little Rock Arkansas rental
truck experience a pleasant one.
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