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Breaking down in the dead of winter… What should you do?

Breaking down in the dead of winter can be very scary. It can be so cold that there can be many dangers threatening you and your family. Here are some ways to prepare and stay safe if this was to ever happen to you: Immediately call a tow truck Always carry blankets in your car…
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Keeping safe when you break down

Sadly, when a vehicle suffers a breakdown, this can then lead to accidents and personal injury. It can be easy to feel anxious, even panicky, and find yourself doing things that are simply not sensible. Please follow these three tips to be safer… 1 Never try to undertake any type of repair on the highway…
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The top three ways that people pay for vehicle tows

A lot of factors affect the cost of a tow, including a vehicle’s location and the distance between it and the driver’s chosen destination, whether that’s their home, a repair garage, or junk yard. Before a driver calls a tow truck, they should determine the least expensive method to pay for the service. Insurance company…
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Your car won’t start, now what?

Anyone who has had car problems knows the feeling of dread that can occur when your car won’t start or breaks down. Jumper cables are a good fix in some situations, but sometimes the cause of the problem is more serious. Calling a 24/7 tow truck company is the better option than trying to take…
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Is your car overheating? Don’t panic!

Vehicles can overheat for many reasons, including coolant issues or a leak in the radiator. If your car starts to overheat, it’s best to find a safe place to pull over and call for help. Don’t try to drive it to the nearest gas station miles away – this will only cause more damage to…
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Essential car maintenance tips for the summer

Everyone worries about driving during the winter, but you might need a tow truck during the summer too if you don’t follow these tips: – Oil check: Oil is key when it comes to lubrication and minimizing friction. When temperatures are higher, too much friction and heat can do some serious damage, so your oil…

What Does a Tow Truck Driver Do All Day?

Ever wondered about a day in the life of a tow truck driver? Today, the staff at Parker Towing gives you a peek into our operations. As you know, tow truck drivers can be both the hero, rescuing people from the side of the road, or the villain, hauling off illegally parked vehicles. This variety…

Can I Keep Driving with a Blinking Check Engine Light?

At Parker Towing Inc. we recommend that you never ignore a blinking check engine light, as you could end up causing extensive damage to the vehicle, and even worse, wind up stranded on the side of the road. Sometimes people are hesitant to have their car checked when the check engine light comes on because…

10 Steps To Take When You Need Roadside Assistance

In 2016, there were nearly 222 million drivers in the United States. Imagine yourself out on the open road. You’re driving, cruising, your favorite song on–then suddenly–you hear a pop! Your tire blew out. Or maybe your car broke down. Whatever the reason, now you’re stuck and wondering what to do next. Want to know what to…
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