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hurricane update

As of Sept. 1, 2023, Penske Truck Leasing locations have resumed operations with regular business hours.

Important Penske Information

Contact us if you need assistance with your lease or rental units before or after the storm:

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24/7 Roadside Assistance: 1-800-526-0798

Consumer Truck Rental Reservations: 1-888-996-5415

Commercial Truck Rental Reservations: 1-800-736-7531

Penske Facilities Questions:

Penske takes steps to ensure continued service, but there are times when delays and closures may be necessary due to travel restrictions, weather conditions, power outages or a state of emergency. Please call our 24/7 Roadside Assistance team at 1-800-526-0798 to confirm the open or closed status of a Penske facility.

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With Hurricane Idalia expected to make landfall Wednesday in Florida, fleet operators are encouraged to take steps now to brace for the storm’s impact.

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Penske Truck Leasing Honored by U.S. Department of Defense for Military-Friendly Employment Practices.

The U.S. Department of Defense has formally recognized Penske Truck Leasing for its military-friendly policies. The company is a recipient of the Above and Beyond Award recently given by the Pennsylvania Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The honor is provided to companies “for outstanding service and continuing support to the national defense.”

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Four college students prepare to move into a dorm building with their belongings from home.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a freshman in a shared dorm or a senior living off-campus with your own space – Penske has you covered with tips to ace your college move-in this year.

You’ve booked your Penske truck, so it’s time to prepare for the move to start or go back to life at college. Whether you’re driving in state or hours across the country, prepare in advance so your move-in day goes as seamlessly as possible.

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Safety Tips for Every Stage of Your DIY Moving Journey

A DIY move requires a little extra planning with many factors to consider, including how to rent a truck, choosing the right truck, how to load your truck, where to stop along the way and where to return your truck once you reach your destination. And lucky for you, Penske Truck Rental already thought of (almost) everything for you.

Wherever your moving journey is taking you, these tips will help you to navigate safely, efficiently and with ease.

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Making the Most of Your Last-Minute Move

When a sudden relocation becomes your only option, Penske Truck Rental has the tools to make a last-minute move the best move.

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Back-to-School Driving Tips

A new school year is just around the corner, bringing with it a return of school buses to the road, children walking to bus stops and bicyclists heading to school.

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Tips to Help Beat the Summer Heat

Warm temperatures and humidity can be a challenging combination for do-it-yourself summer movers.

The elements can take a toll on our bodies and bring with them the threat of heat-related illnesses, including heat exhaustion and heat stroke.

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Penske Packing Hacks

A little preparation goes a long way to ensure an easy move. Try these packing tips from Penske Truck Rental experts for an organized and efficient packing process.

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Tips to Pack Fun into Your Summer Move

With the hottest days of summer yet to come — and your moving day fast approaching — there’s vital planning ahead for the ride in your Penske rental truck to your new destination.

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With the busy moving season in full flight, Penske Truck Rental has a refreshed fleet ready to meet consumer demand.

Each summer, millions of families navigate do-it-yourself moves in the weeks between the Memorial Day and Labor Day holidays.

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#OneWay4PVA Campaign Celebrates 10th Anniversary

For more than 75 years, Paralyzed Veterans of America (PVA) has been dedicated to helping veterans who incurred a spinal cord injury or disease, like ALS or MS, receive the benefits they deserve.

Penske Truck Rental, a staunch supporter of veterans, joined with PVA 10 years ago to create the #OneWay4PVA campaign, which encourages one-way rental customers to donate $1 to their rental to benefit PVA.

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Traveling Memorial Day Weekend? Pack Some Extra Patience for the Road

With Memorial Day weekend travel set to shift into high gear, drivers – including do-it-yourself movers – are encouraged to pack a little patience for the road.

More than 37 million drivers are expected to drive to their destinations during the long holiday weekend, which continues through Monday – a 6% increase over last year, according to AAA.

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Spring Cleaning: Honey-Do to Honey-Done

From dress to décor, spring is a time of refreshing and renewing. And while you’re transitioning into the new season, you may be reminded of all the things you’ve been meaning to do but never got done last year. Let Penske help you check off your to-do list!

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A woman tapes a cardboard box shut after packing it.

Whether this is your first time moving out of college, or you’ve mastered the art of the end-of-semester haul-out, let the experts at Penske Truck Rental be the first to recommend some tips and tricks for a successful moving experience.

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In the fourth annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, commercial transportation fleets continue to report a resounding trend — their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly accelerating.

In the fourth annual State of Sustainable Fleets Market Brief, commercial transportation fleets continue to report a resounding trend — their use of clean fuels and advanced vehicle technologies is rapidly accelerating.

Report author and leading clean technology consulting firm, Gladstein, Neandross & Associates (GNA), unveiled the findings at the Advanced Clean Transportation (ACT) Expo in Anaheim, California.

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With a month until the official start of the Atlantic hurricane season, now is the time to get ready for potential storms, as preparation is key to keeping you and your property safe.

National Hurricane Preparedness Week, April 30 – May 6, provides an opportunity to review your safety plans and make any changes long before a storm arrives.

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Penske Truck Rental Announces 2022 Top Moving Destinations

and Curated Playlists to Streamline the Moving Experience

Penske Truck Rental announced its Top Moving Destinations list today, unveiling the top 10 cities receiving the most inbound one-way consumer rentals in 2022. Now in its 13th year, alongside the list, Penske has released four curated Spotify® playlists to set the soundtrack as consumers embark on their moving journeys this summer and beyond.

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