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Old 11-25-2009, 11:33 AM
 
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The customer service rep insists that I could even use their 10 foot truck without a problem. A friend says that this is doubtful. I'm moving from the Upper West side in Manhattan to White Plains. Also,there is no available parking in my building (waitlist - grrrr) and I'm not sure whether or not the landlord will allow me to temporarily park in the lot while I move my items. I realize that there is no overnight parking on the streets in White Plains, but what goes on during the day? I'd only be leaving it there to transport items to and from my apartment. Is this okay? Thanks!
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Old 11-25-2009, 11:55 AM
 
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Default No "commercial vehicle" on Parkways

Strictly speaking the answer on parkways is no. If it's a van, e.g., Econoline, you might be able to get away it, but the U-Haul graphics all over it would a red flag for cops. If it's really a truck, forget it. If a parkway cop sees you they'll go after you instantly.
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Old 11-25-2009, 09:58 PM
 
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I agree that I would not chance it with the U-Haul on the parkway, since the Henry Hudson has a toll plaza with a police presence. You an easily take the Deegan to the Cross Westchester, and it's not that much longer of a trip, so that's the route I'd recommend with a U-Haul.

As for parking, that depends upon the street, and what the zone says. Sometimes if there's someone to babysit the vehicle, it may not be an issue with the parking authority, but if you don't have a licensed driver with the vehicle, I'd count on a ticket as part of the cost of the move if it's the only way to load/unload.
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Old 01-11-2015, 10:40 PM
 
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I'm using a Uhaul 10 footer truck from Emont, NY to Maryland. Which route should I take to leave.
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Old 01-13-2015, 07:02 AM
 
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The customer service rep insists that I could even use their 10 foot truck without a problem. A friend says that this is doubtful. I'm moving from the Upper West side in Manhattan to White Plains. Also,there is no available parking in my building (waitlist - grrrr) and I'm not sure whether or not the landlord will allow me to temporarily park in the lot while I move my items. I realize that there is no overnight parking on the streets in White Plains, but what goes on during the day? I'd only be leaving it there to transport items to and from my apartment. Is this okay? Thanks!
Parkways are out for you. Cops pull over U-Hauls at first glance. Its a sure ticket. As for the parking, its tough, but I would find someone to sit in the car and drive it around the block if asked to move it while you are unloading. You can find parking in White Plains during the day, often its pay meters, but they are available depending on the location.
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Old 01-18-2015, 09:03 AM
 
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Parkways are out for you. Cops pull over U-Hauls at first glance. Its a sure ticket. As for the parking, its tough, but I would find someone to sit in the car and drive it around the block if asked to move it while you are unloading. You can find parking in White Plains during the day, often its pay meters, but they are available depending on the location.
Pretty sure he got his move done in the last 6 years.
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Old 01-21-2015, 11:54 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC & New York
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I'm using a Uhaul 10 footer truck from Emont, NY to Maryland. Which route should I take to leave.
I would take the Clearview Expressway to the Throgs Neck Bridge to the Cross Bronx, using the George Washington Bridge to New Jersey. Once across the river, follow the Turnpike to Delaware and into Maryalnd, as there are no restrictions on commercial trucks on I-95.
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