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It's A Dangerous World Out There


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It's A Dangerous World Out There

When I got in to the tow truck business, I thought that my days would be filed with being out in the open air and meeting interesting people. Little did I know that every day would present serious safety challenges. As cars travel too closely and roads remain slick, it is all I can do to pull stranded motorists out of ditches to safety. I have had more than one close call, and unfortunately, I have lost a few friends out there. My personal goal is to spread the word about the dangers of tow truck driving, so that everyone can remain safe on the road.

What to Do If Your Car Breaks Down While Traveling

Traveling by car isn't just an economical way to travel; it also allows you to stop as often as you like to explore new places. However, regardless of how much you have prepared your car for the trip, breaking down is a possibility. Whether it's due to overheating or a flat tire, breaking down in an unfamiliar place can be scary, as well as dangerous. If you find yourself stranded with no idea of how to repair your car, here are a few tips on what to do if your car breaks down while traveling, from safely pulling over to calling emergency towing services. Read More 

3 Failures That Could Complicate Towing A Vehicle

Although towing another vehicle with your car or truck is an option, it is not always the best option available. If the towing is not properly done, both vehicles could be damaged. To help you understand the problems that can occur, here are some of the top mistakes made by amateur towers.  Failing to Know the Tow Ratings The tow rating dictates how much weight your vehicle can safely tow. If the weight is exceeded, a number of problems can occur. Read More 

3 Ways A Towing Service Can Assist With A Stranded Vehicle

Is your vehicle stranded in the remote area because you are waiting on a friend to tow it for you? You can get in touch with a towing service for the assistance that you need as a professional might be able to assist with your vehicle in numerous ways. It is also possible that the fee is covered under your auto insurance policy. In this article, you will discover a few of the things that a towing service can do to help with your stranded vehicle. Read More 

When To Call For A Tow

If you find yourself broken down on the side of the road, there are a few things you can try before you make the decision to call out a tow truck. This way, you can get yourself back on the road without needing to wait for a tow. However, if you can't figure the problem out for yourself then it's nice to know that a tow truck can come out to rescue you. Read More 

Avoid Flats With These 4 Rules For Your Tires

A flat tire can not only set you behind when you are on your way somewhere, but it could leave you stranded on the side of the road in a dangerous area if you are not careful. Fortunately, a quick call to a local towing company, such as Fredericktown Marathon, can get you out of a bind quickly. Instead of waiting on the side of the road with a flat tire, you can help prevent this by keeping your tires in good condition. Read More