When your car breaks down in the middle of nowhere, it can be a frightening and frustrating experience. If you don't have anyone to call when you need help, it can frustrate you even more. A few months ago, my truck quit on the way to work. Since I work and live in a rural area, finding someone to give me a lift to the city isn't always easy. Luckily, my employer sent a tow truck driver to help me out. The driver towed my car to a shop in town to get it repaired. The driver also offered a few tips on how to stay safe in a rural area. If you need advice or information about towing, read my blog. I show you how to keep cool under tough situations and what to do when you need towing help. Thanks for visiting.
9 June 2016
Being stuck on the side of the road with a busted car is a nightmare. But being stuck on the highway in the middle of the night is even worse. It's far too late to call a mechanic or even ask a friend for help. An intrepid--or desperate--motorist may be tempted to try a quick repair on the side of the road rather than call commercial towing services. However, late night repairs such as this can prove fatal.
9 June 2016
Whether you're the vehicle owner in a strange predicament or are calling towing services against a strangely parked violator, towing professionals can work some awe-inspiring miracles when it comes to getting a car into towing position. From lifting up parallel-parked vehicles to recovering a truck stuck into a swamp, there's nothing simple about how some of the best tow truck drives pull off their feats. If your vehicle is in a strange position or you'd just like to know more about how difficult tows happens, take a look at a few wild situations.
26 May 2016
Depending on what part of the country you live in, summer doesn't just mean warmer weather, it also means tropical activity. Even if you're not facing a hurricane, you could be dealing with a tropical storm or cyclone that bring along gusty winds and torrential rain. Make sure you know how to stay safe on the road when driving in these conditions. Clean Headlights If you plan to drive in adverse weather for an extended period, make sure you pull over to clean your headlights periodically.
25 May 2016
During warmer weather, wildlife tends to cross roadways when searching for food, water, or a partner to mate with. If you hit a wild animal like a deer, bear, or raccoon, when driving, you will want to take the proper steps in staying safe should your vehicle become immobile from the impact. Here are some steps you can follow in retaining assistance while staying safe in the process. Alert Other Motorists You Are Unable To Move
4 May 2016
As an owner-operator who spends a lot of time on the road, you might think that paying for a roadside assistance plan is a smart use of resources and a good way to prevent yourself from being stranded. However, there is a chance that it might not be worth it after all. These are a few reasons why. You May Not Be Able to Use it in All Areas Depending on the type of driving that you do, there is a chance that you might not be able to use the plan when you need it.