Freeing Your Vehicle From A Mud-Slicked Area


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


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


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


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


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

Learn How To Keep Your Parking Lot Clear Of Illegal Parkers


Owning a business takes a lot of hard work. When you have worked so hard to get your business going, you want to be sure that you make sure you accommodate your customers in every way that you can so that they keep coming back to your store again and again. Having ample parking space available to your customers is one way to increase the chances of business booming. It is important to hire a professional towing company to tow any vehicles from your lot that do not belong there to ensure that all of your actual customers have a place to park.

16 September 2015

Stuck with a Dead Battery: Try a Jump Start


If you find yourself stuck in a parking lot or other location with a dead battery, it's possible that you can successfully resolve the situation with a jump start. This technique allows you to charge your battery with the use of special cables called jumper cables.Here is how to use this method to start your vehicle.  Other Battery  For this method to work, you will typically need the assistance of another driver. The technique requires you to connect your battery to a functioning car battery, such as one in another vehicle.

14 July 2015

Emergency Road Communications during a Long Haul


Smartphones and tablet computers are everywhere these days, making it easy for anyone to make a call, play a few games, check maps, or look up information about a location using the Internet. A lot of the mobile device world is about fun and convenience, but you can also use the devices to make long-haul driving safer. If you're a semi-truck driver and looking for more ways to be prepared for an emergency on the road, consider a few communication technology features that could be a big help.

29 June 2015

4 Road Trip Essentials: Don't Get Stuck Without Them!


Summertime is a time for warm fun in the sun and adventures. If you're going on a road trip this summer, you should plan on having a blast but still prepare for worst-case scenarios. Here's a list of four things you should keep in your car, in order to ensure that your trip is smooth, safe, and free from complications: 1. Chargers and car adapters for your electronics Navigating in your car has never been easier: cell phones can double as GPS, and you can travel without the aid of complicated, bulky paper maps.

18 June 2015

Four Road Trip Car Safety Tips


Road trips are exciting, but breaking down far from home can be a big bummer. The following four tips can help you get ready for anything life may toss your way on your next summer road trip, so both you and your car can arrive at your destination in one piece. Tip #1: Be Prepared Being prepared isn't just for the Boy Scouts; it's something everyone needs to keep in mind before they head out on a road trip.

15 June 2015