Common Towing Mistakes to Avoid

Trucks and vehicles that can tow have ratings on what they can and cannot tow. Since they can only haul a certain amount of weight before they begin to damage the tow vehicle, knowing these are crucial so you don’t overload the vehicle. Failing to stick to these rules...

Why Mirrors on Tow Trucks Are so Important

Transporting heavy and bulky loads, whether it’s a camper, boat or anything else which can be connected to the rear of a tow vehicle, can be tricky. Driving a vehicle that has another set of wheels behind it is much different than driving a vehicle by itself, so...

Safety Tips for Tow Truck Drivers to Follow

Never use damaged or frayed cables on the tow truck. Get familiar with the different kinds of cable damage. Inspect every cable used with a recovery operation for damage and wear before beginning to tow. Never think your local tow truck can tow loads the same as the...

Using a Tow Bar Correctly

A towing bar makes it possible for a standard car or truck to turn into a hauling machine. Having a towing bar, the family can pull a caravan to go on holiday, pull a boat placed on a trailer to the beach, and even bring a horse box. Towing bars are made for vans,...

Tips for Flatbed Towing Safely

Whatever your reasons for needing or using a professional flatbed towing trailer, the chances are that you will be towing quite a heavy load. Often, this load can be very heavy. Should you be towing vehicles, you have the possibility of the vehicle rolling to add to...

What Is the Most Commonly Towed Vehicle

Sometimes, you may need to have your car towed by a professional towing service for simple reasons like a cross country move. However, normally car towing is a more frustrating experience. It does happen to the best of us, you did not read some sign, parked in the...
 

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