Roadside Assistance: What Will Insurance Cover?

Keep Towing Services Cheap And Easy With These Tips

Posted by on Nov 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep Towing Services Cheap And Easy With These Tips

If your car breaks down while you are driving, the last thing you will want to do is pay too much for towing and delay your schedule more than necessary. Getting back on the road fast and stress-free is the main goal, which is why hiring the right towing company is critical. Before you potentially experience issues that force you to pull off to the side of the road be sure that you know who to call and hire for your service. A great few things to consider when hiring a tow company are the following: Be Sure They Offer 24/7 Services: If your...

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Need A Tow? Three Reasons Why Most Modern Cars Need A Car Carrier

Posted by on Aug 19, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Need A Tow? Three Reasons Why Most Modern Cars Need A Car Carrier

Pick up a 1955 Chevy with a sling-back tow truck and you’re more apt to tweak the truck’s frame than the steel bumper on that Chevy. Back then, cars were made of steel, and not much else except for the tires and the upholstery. Modern cars are made of a combination of steel, fiberglass and plastic. The light weight is great for gas mileage, but the more fragile components don’t fare as well when towed. Below are the differences between a sling tow truck and a car carrier and three reasons to choose the latter if your modern...

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Keep Your Family Safe With Road Side Emergency Kits

Posted by on Jul 10, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep Your Family Safe With Road Side Emergency Kits

From new cars to older models, cars are subject to breaking down or rendering you stranded. Fortunately, there are small items or kits that you can place inside your car to keep you and your family safe. No matter whether there are weather conditions that may be threatening or you have to wait it out for a towing truck, the inventory you prepare for your trunk will help you. It is suggested to make a list of needs depending on your geographical location. Emergency Road Kit There are emergency road kits that can be obtained from your local...

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Will Self-Driving Tractor Trailers Cause More Accidents In The Future?

Posted by on Jun 23, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Will Self-Driving Tractor Trailers Cause More Accidents In The Future?

Everyone is aware of the fatigue that tractor trailer drivers often experience. They must adhere to strict schedules, requiring them to drive for extended hours until they reach their destination. This and other concerns have prompted manufacturers of big rigs to consider designing tractor trailers with the ability to drive autonomously. This leaves many people to wonder if this will increase the amount of tractor trailer towing due to more frequent malfunctions and accidents. Several major manufacturers are currently testing self-driving...

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Transporting Your Lawnmower By Trailer

Posted by on May 22, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Transporting Your Lawnmower By Trailer

If you need to move your ride on lawnmower from one location to another, you will obviously not want to simply hop onto your lawnmower and hit the road. Lawnmowers are only intended for mowing lawns, but not for traveling down a highway. Instead, you will need a trailer and a vehicle that is capable of pulling the trailer. Get the Right Trailer Make sure you get a trailer that has a proper ramp. While you could construct a makeshift ramp, it will not be as sturdy as a ramp designed specifically for the trailer, particularity the arch-loaded...

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Call For A Tow? 3 Ways To Stay Safe While You Wait

Posted by on Apr 21, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

After your car sputters to a halt, you might feel like your day couldn’t possibly get any worse. Unfortunately, being stranded on the side of the road is inherently dangerous. In fact, with over 4,743 pedestrian fatalities in 2012 alone, making a few bad decisions could cost you. Here are three ways to stay safe while you wait for your tow truck driver to arrive:   1: Get Away from the Main Road If you have driven your car for a while, you might be able to detect subtle changes with the engine or the handling. If you sense that you...

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Auto Care: Four Tips For Avoiding Tow Trucks

Posted by on Apr 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Nearly everyone has been there: stranded, stuck in the rain or snow, waiting for a tow truck to come and rescue you. Although you cannot fully prevent the need for a tow truck, you can minimize your chances by keeping your car in good health. Here are four tips to help prevent you from needing a tow truck: 1. Bright Lights It is almost too easy to ignore those bright, flashing lights on your dashboard. However, ignoring those lights can lead to disasters. Instead, watch the lights for any changes. There are a number of different lights, in...

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Two Tips To Help You Select The Right Tow Truck Service

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

If you are in need of a tow truck, it can be quite difficult to determine which service will be best for you.  The need for a tow truck is rarely a planned event, and it’s very easy to make the wrong selection when you’re really in a pinch.  Rather than wait until you are in an emergency situation that demands attention, use this information to learn more about what you should look for when you need tow truck service. Flatbed Towing Is The Best Option The first thing you need to find out is the type of truck any...

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Three Ways To Get Rid Of Your Clunker

Posted by on Apr 9, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether your first car from your teen years is finally dying, or you’ve been in an accident or your car had a series of unexpected issues, you’ve got a problem. You have a clunker on your hands. Clunkers are infamously difficult to get rid of. Unlike selling a proper vehicle, very few people want to buy a dying or dead car. That’s why you need to get creative in order to get rid of your old ride. Finally Rid Yourself of Your Clunker Selling a car that’s less than ideal is difficult. Below are three ways you can find a...

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Emergency Checklists: Requesting An Automotive Tow

Posted by on Apr 3, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When an emergency strikes, it can often be difficult to remember all of the appropriate steps to take due to the high levels of stress that you are experiencing. This is why it is such a good idea to keep checklists handy to help you through some of life’s more stressful moments, such as finding yourself stranded on the side of the road. Thankfully, keeping a copy of the following checklist in your glove box will help to ensure that you are well prepared any time you need to request an automotive tow. Step 1: Gather Information About...

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