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Vehicle Storage Guidelines

What you need to know before you store.

Secure vehicle storage is always a great choice! It's even better when you're prepared. These general vehicle storage guidelines offer an overview of what to expect, but please refer to your rental agreement for complete details.

  • 1.
    All stored vehicles with wheels must be in operating order.
  • 2.
    Vehicles must be driven into the storage space, not towed or stored on blocks.
  • 3.
    Vehicle registration and proof of insurance is required.
  • 4.
    Boats and RVs should have current license plates. Tags that expire during storage should be renewed.
  • 5.
    Trailers must be roadworthy.
  • 6.
    Tires must be inflated. Remember to inspect tires for signs of dry rot.
  • 7.
    Before storing your auto or small-engine vehicle, remove as much gasoline from the fuel tank as possible.
  • 8.
    For long-term vehicle storage, check fuel lines and gaskets, laying down cardboard to protect the unit’s floor.
  • 9.
    Storage units may not be used as workshops. Repairs and extensive maintenance should be performed elsewhere.
  • 10.
    Car covers are recommended for vehicles that are stored outside. A cover may be required if the vehicle is unsightly.
  • 11.
    Tire locks and tie downs are allowed for additional security.

Locate the right vehicle storage near you.

Some restrictions vary by facility, so be sure to ask your storage manager if you have questions.
Contact us to learn more about vehicle storage.