Keeping safe in the winter

Major causes of car towing in winter

Winter weather generally brings icy and slippery road conditions, sometimes for months at a time. It can be difficult to drive safely, even if you are super vigilant. Usually, you can see snow and ice on the road. Sometimes, you can’t, as in the case of black ice. In icy conditions, hard braking can cause…
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Help at the roadside this holiday season

As a tow company, our team often deal with customers who are surprised that we don’t simply tow vehicles! We also provide a range of other helpful actions at the roadside. These can include a jump start if your battery stops co-operating, or to winch or pull your vehicle from the snow that tends to…
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When waiting for a tow in the snow

If you’re stuck in snow, and waiting to be pulled out, here are three quick pointers to keep you as safe as possible… Don’t keep the engine running all the time. Use short bursts every twenty minutes or so to warm up – but only if you are sure your exhaust pipe is clear. Otherwise,…
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When might you need a towing company this winter?

Most of us never consider that our vehicle might break down – until it happens. We know that panic can then set in, depending on where you are stranded, or about where you really have to be. It might be that your need is for emergency roadside assistance, either a breakdown or simply a tire…
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How to save money on a tow truck in Colorado

When your car breaks down, it can be annoying. But if that isn’t stressful enough, you have to call and pay for a tow truck. And if you’re on a budget or struggling financially, that can make the entire process overwhelming. But contrary to what many people think, there are many ways to save money…
Winter driving safety

Are you personally prepared for a winter breakdown?

In our harsh Colorado weather, if your vehicle breaks down, you need to be ready to take care of yourself until the tow truck arrives. It’s worth checking that winter essentials are with you – and in good working order. This means undertaking actions such as checking the batteries in your torch or flashlight, making…
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3 causes of winter breakdowns

Our last blog talked about battery problems. Here are three other potential causes of winter breakdowns to avoid. Flat tires and punctures – watch out for those impediments on the road that might be partially hidden by snow or ice A blocked air filter can cause a cut-out; it pays to check it’s clean of…
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More than a basic towing service company…

Many drivers incorrectly believe that a tow truck company only tows standard passenger cars or only offers a limited number of emergency services. A top towing company provides the following: Beyond towing breakdown vehicles to garages and homes, they remove damaged vehicles from accident scenes, transport abandoned vehicles to impound lots, and even tow old…
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Treating your vehicle as if it was our own

The boss of a large trucking company used to watch through his office window as interviewees arrived in the company car park. If they carelessly slammed their own car door, he didn’t employ them! That’s how we feel. We take care of every vehicle we tow as we would look after our own. We load…
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