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Essential vehicle preparation for towing

When you run into trouble on the road and have to call a tow truck, remember to secure your vehicle and belongings. Start by disengaging the emergency brake. This helps you avoid damage to your car. Next, close all the windows. With the windows closed, dirt and debris cannot get in the car during transport…
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Summer automobile breakdowns: 3 of the most common causes

High temperatures and vehicles simply don’t mix. As summer approaches, you should be aware of the most common causes of breakdowns that could leave you stranded on the road and in need of a 24/7 tow truck: 1) Engine surge In the summer, vehicles are prone to exhaust recirculation issues which can cause blockages and…
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Choose a towing service that is licensed, bonded and insured

Whether responding to an accident or pulling your vehicle out of a ditch, it’s important to choose a towing company that protects you from any collateral problems that could occur at the scene or during transport. Here are some ways we ensure your peace of mind: Licensed – Colorado requires towing services to have a…
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The best places to wait for a tow truck

Your vehicle can breakdown any time when you travel, causing you to get stranded on the road. Unfortunately, this can be a scary and unpleasant experience, and many drivers aren’t usually prepared for it. Luckily, you can call a towing company to help you get home safely. But you need to remain safe as you…
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Why you shouldn’t tow your own car

Many car owners think they can haul their vehicles using another car by attaching a tow ball hitch. However, towing your car after an accident or when it has broken down is a bad idea since there are many aspects to consider. For example, you need to know the towing rating of your vehicle, which…
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3 Sticky situations a tow truck can help out with

You may think about calling a tow truck when your car is broken down on the side of the road or involved in an accident. However, these aren’t the only times when calling a towing company is helpful. Consider these three sticky situations that a tow truck can help with. Your 4X4 is stuck Although…
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Engine failure: what next?

Many drivers ignore their engine failures until it’s too late and there is significant engine damage that requires replacement. However, you can avoid this by detecting signs of engine trouble early and having your car towed to the nearest mechanic. For instance, if you notice large amounts of colored smoke coming out of your tail,…
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What to do if your car needs towing after an accident?

Usually, after an accident, there is a lot of stress from other road users who are pressurizing you to move your car. Thinking under such conditions is difficult and can lead to making poor decisions. Under such circumstances, you should ensure you take your time in calling a towing company. Here are some things you…
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What to do when having your car towed

If you are a car owner, it is reasonable to expect unplanned breakdowns and accidents. In case any of the mentioned instances occur, it’s vital to call a tow truck. This helps you get your vehicle to the nearest mechanic. Below are some tips on what to do when calling a tow truck. Have pictures…
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