Towing during the day is relatively straightforward for tow truck operators. However, night towing is a different ball game, and novice operators tend to struggle. Notably, a lot is at stake if you consider the high number of motorists and pedestrians on the roads. Therefore, towing operators must observe safety measures to prevent accidents and damages. This article highlights safety tips for night towing. 360° Light Visibility You might think that the headlights on a tow truck are enough to keep you visible to other motorists until you drive through a road section in the middle of the night.
12 October 2021
Even with timely repairs and routine maintenance services, cars may break down at the most inconvenient time. Vehicle troubles are a nightmare to anyone, especially if they occur in unfamiliar territory or during the dead hours of the night. Fortunately, breakdown towing services are readily available to help out distressed drivers in times of need. But when is it necessary to call a breakdown towing service for help? Here are four instances only a breakdown towing service can offload your car trouble burden and transport your car to safety.
8 April 2021
Nothing is amusing about experiencing a vehicle break down in the middle of the highway, especially if you were headed for a meeting or other important event. If this happens to you, don't panic. All you need is to get out of the vehicle, evacuate other passengers and put the necessary hazard signals on the road to alert oncoming motorists about your broken down car. After taking these basic safety steps, the next step is looking for a reliable towing service to get your vehicle to the auto mechanic or other safe location.
24 August 2020
Every day, millions of Australians get on the roads either as the driver of a vehicle or the passenger in one. Unfortunately, with so many people on the roads, it only makes sense that a small portion of them get into accidents on any given day. Due to this fraction being very small, no one ever expects it to be them so you don't often think about what you would do in that situation.
24 February 2020
If you own a piece of construction machinery (such as a skid steer loader or a backhoe loader, for example) that you need to have towed, you should follow the advice described below when you get in touch with the towing company that will be providing you with this service. Ask for a tipper trailer if the area where the equipment needs to be unloaded is enclosed and small When people use a towing service to transport their construction equipment, they will often opt for a flatbed trailer, the base of which is usually a few feet above the ground.
10 September 2019
A tow truck is a truck used to transport impounded or wrecked vehicles. If you are a tow truck driver, below are a few tips to ensure your safety and the safety of other motorists. Tow truck maintenance. Always observe the tow truck's service intervals to keep the engine in good condition. Driving a tow truck with worn out tires could lead to accidents as it could slip or skid while towing.
19 January 2019
When you're moving across the state, or when you want to move an antique or custom vehicle any distance, it can be good to hire an automotive transport service. This type of company can handle the move of your vehicle safely and securely, so you don't need to worry about driving it a long distance, making a return trip after a move to pick up the vehicle, or damaging that antique or custom vehicle while it's in transit.
28 April 2017
If you have a need to tow more boxes or equipment than what will fit in the back of your truck, using a trailer is a great idea. You can tow it behind your truck and avoid having to make multiple trips just to transport everything. Here are some tips to follow if this will be your first time towing a trailer. Check the Condition of the Hitch The very first thing you should do is check the condition of the hitch.
25 April 2017
If you ever drive a car, you are bound to need towing services sometime. Having the contacts of a towing service is essential for every person who drives a vehicle on the road, be it a huge truck, car, motorcycle or any other type of vehicle. When do you need a towing service? If the battery is dead The car malfunctions, software fails or you are locked out The car has a mechanical problem In case of an accident Your car runs out fuel Flat tires Some of these problems might not always require towing if your car is fully equipped.
17 April 2017
If you thought that unprecedented vehicle breakdown spares some people, think again. Vehicles are a complex chain of moving and stationary parts that work together to concert mechanical and chemical energy into kinetic (moving) energy. For this reason, it is hard to keep an eye on everything that goes on in your car, and some repair may catch you unawares. You will need towing services at some point when your vehicle leaves you stranded in the middle of the road.
14 April 2017