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Gas-Saving Tips to Combat High Gas Prices

September 30, 2021

The cost of gas—like everything—is going up these days. If you’re not lucky enough to work from home, commuting to work, school, activities and get-togethers can get expensive. Are you asking yourself, “How can I save money on gas?” or “What are some ways to drive more fuel efficiently?” Learning some simple tips and tricks can help you save money when you’re at the pump. Here’s how you can save money on gas: Check your tires: Are your tires properly inflated? If you’re not sure, it’s time to check your tire pressure. When you drive on improperly-inflated tires, it can... View Article

The Five Hardest Parts of a Tow Truck Driver’s Job

September 16, 2021

Whether you’re a kid who loves watching heavy equipment, someone who’s thinking about switching careers or just someone who’d like to know how other people live their lives, plenty of folks ask themselves, “What’s it like driving a tow truck?” As you can imagine, the job has its advantages and drawbacks. Here’s a closer look at five of the toughest parts of being a tow truck driver: Towing motorists in dangerous areas: In many cases, whether it’s an accident or a vehicle breakdown, drivers may not have enough time or the opportunity to get to a safer location. This means... View Article

Towing vs. Roadside Assistance

August 31, 2021

If you’ve ever been stranded on the side of the road, you understand the importance of towing services and roadside assistance. While these two services sound similar and there’s some overlap between them, you might have to pay for separate policies if you’d like both services. But to make an informed decision, you need to know what’s included in both services, when they are appropriate to use and the cost and benefits of each one. If you ever wondered, “What’s the difference between towing and roadside assistance?” this article will answer your questions. Roadside assistance This is a service offered... View Article

Why You Should Call Us Instead of Risking Riding on That Bad Tire

August 17, 2021

Despite their importance, you might not think about your tires unless you get a flat or need to have snow tires put on or removed. But tire maintenance is one of the most critical parts of responsible car ownership. This includes getting your tires changed or rotated when they become worn down. If you’ve ever asked yourself, “How bad should a tire be before you call a tow truck?” or, “Is my tire okay to drive on?” then this article is for you. Here are some of the dangers of driving on bad tires. Tire treads and why they’re important... View Article

Signs Your Vehicle’s Tires Need Attention

August 4, 2021

When you drive a lot, you tend to get a feel for the road and how your vehicle is handling it. Sometimes, even the smallest changes in that feel can signal to you that something is wrong. If something’s not right with the tires on your vehicle, odds are you’re going to feel that in how it drives on the road. Sometimes, having to call for blown tire assistance is unavoidable, as accidents are unpredictable, and they do happen. But there are some things you can keep your eye out for (or your ear or your nose!) to avoid some... View Article