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Why U-Haul Orange?

U-Haul orange … it’s been the company color virtually since day one. In the original merchandising of U-Haul trailers in 1945, co-founders L.S. and Anna Mary Shoen’s first decision was…

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U-Haul Chairman Joe Shoen on Distracted Driving

U-Haul Chairman Joe Shoen discusses distracted driving. Cell phones and texting are a fact of life. Distracted driving is deadlier than driving under the influence. Don’t let your friends text…

A.M. Carty and the U-Haul Trailer Man

WWII veteran L.S. “Sam” Shoen and his wife Anna Mary Carty Shoen co-founded U-Haul in 1945 and created the do-it-yourself moving industry. They shared the hard work and put every…