3 Traits To Look For In A Mobile Auto Mechanic

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A mobile auto mechanic may be needed if your vehicle breaks down and you are not able to get it to the auto shop. A mobile mechanic can come to you, fix up your vehicle, and get you back on your wheels in no time. When looking for a mobile mechanic to hire, there are certain traits you want to look for. Trait #1: National Affiliations First, you want to work with a mobile mechanic who is not just striking out on their own but who has some national affiliations.

16 June 2020

How a Tow Service Can Help When You Are Locked Out of Your Car

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As embarrassing as it can be, getting locked out of your car is not as uncommon as you might think. When you are in a rush or have your hands full, it is easy to put the keys down and accidentally close the car door. But when you do, who can you call to open the door for you? There are several options you may want to consider. Towing or Roadside Assistance Companies

23 April 2020

Battery Died While Driving On A Busy Highway? Here's What To Do

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Driving on an extremely busy highway during rush hour can be nerve-racking any time but downright terrifying when your car suddenly stops running. Your heart pounds while you grip the steering wheel to guide your car to the shoulder and bring the car to a stop. Finally, you can breathe a sigh of relief when you get the car safely off the road. You to restart the car but nothing happens, which means your battery may be dead, so it's best to call for assistance instead.

17 December 2019

4 Tips For Getting Your Car Towed

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Dealing with a car that breaks down on the side of the road isn't fun. However, this can happen to any person, and you'll want to take time to fix this issue fast. The first thing you'll need to do is get your car towed to a mechanic. It's vital to remain safe during this time, and knowing specific tips to help you do so is ideal. 1. Find a reputable provider

12 September 2019

Tips For Calling Roadside Assistance

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Being stranded on the road is less than ideal. You may feel more than anxious if this happens to you. Getting the help, you need fast is likely to be foremost on your mind. It's possible you'll need to call roadside assistance to allow you to get your vehicle towed to a safer place.  There are certain things you should do and some you'll want to avoid if this happens to you.

22 May 2019

Freeing Your Vehicle From A Mud-Slicked Area

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If you find yourself stuck in a muddy area when driving, steps will need to be taken in freeing your vehicle from the muck. Mud can be tricky to escape without knowing the proper tactics in gaining traction. Here are some tips to use when trying to remove your vehicle from a muddy spot. Check Your Surroundings For Items To Help  If the spot you get stuck in is a remote area, it may take a while to get a tow truck to come to your aid.

6 June 2016

Three Types Of Specialized Tow Trucks That Manage Heavy Duty Towing

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Heavy duty towing often involves some very special equipment. In particular, the trucks involved are unique to the towing industry. If you own and operate a towing business, like Express Tow & Recovery, and would like to expand your business to include these specialized tows, here are three specialized tow "trucks" that you will need. Aviation Towing: Pushback Tractors Usually, airports have their own pushback tractors for plane towing. However, the pushback tractors can break down and on a particularly busy day for major airports, that is a recipe for numerous delays (unless they can find towing services outside their grounds).

7 March 2016

Flat Tire On The Highway: What To Do

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Flat tires can happen anywhere, with one of the worst possibilities being a flat that occurs while you're driving on a busy highway. This can be a dangerous situation if you don't handle it responsibly. Here are some great tips for dealing with this potentially precarious circumstance.   First   The first thing to do is make certain that you do not lose control of the vehicle. Grip the steering wheel firmly, so that you have as much control of the car as possible.

28 January 2016

Stay Off The Side Of The Road By Maintaining Your Tires

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With the cost of tires steadily rising, you may have a desire to wait a little longer before replacing them. Instead, you want to make sure you keep your tires well maintained to avoid blowouts when you are on the road. A blowout at high speeds can cause you to wreck and suffer injuries. It can also leave you stranded on the side of the road. If this happens at night on a desolate road, you can find yourself in serious danger and in need of towing services.

12 November 2015

Three Tips For Legally Repossessing A Car When Someone Stops Making Payments To You

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Selling a car privately can be a great way to get the most money possible for the vehicle. When you sell a car to someone, it is important to make sure that you know what steps to take to ensure that you can legally repossess the car if the person stops making payments. The following guide walks you through everything you need to know about being able to repossess a car that you have sold to someone.

22 September 2015