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The Hardest Tasks for a Tow Truck Driver

July 31, 2020

Being a tow truck driver is a difficult and dangerous job, even on the best days. Not everyone can drive a tow truck, which is why we’re so proud of having the cream of the crop working for us and providing a top level of service to every customer who calls us up. Our drivers are put in positions that can be very challenging to navigate, so we take pride in making sure they have the best training and equipment so they can work their way out of anything and get your car back on the road in no time.... View Article

Why Our Customers Are Our Top Priority

July 17, 2020

The auto care business is a challenging and rewarding line of work to be in. We see a lot of difficulties and problems faced by our customers, and it’s our pleasure and privilege to help them with their car troubles so they can get back out on the road as quickly as possible. We can’t exist without our customers, so we take real pride in making them our absolute top priority in everything that we do. While towing in Centre County, PA is just one part of what we do, we bring that same spirit and commitment to every service... View Article

Four Common Types of Heavy Towing Equipment

July 2, 2020

Heavy-duty towing service in Centre County, PA includes special equipment needed to tow semi trucks, tractors, busses, motor coaches and trailers. Trucks and equipment performing this work must be able to handle the weight and abide by the special requirements for moving these larger vehicles. Operators also offer specific skills to use this equipment successfully. Here are four common types of heavy towing equipment used for semi trucks, motor homes and other large vehicles: Fully hydraulic lowboys: These are the specialty tow trucks used to handle large, heavy vehicles. Set aside for only the largest jobs, the trucks offer the... View Article

Handling Big Rig Towing Problems

June 18, 2020

Towing a big rig is not the same as towing a passenger car. Semi trucks offer challenges that require specialist knowledge and equipment, and you often cannot call just any random towing company. Problems go beyond towing in Centre County, PA, and there are other issues that must be handled if big rigs break down or wreck. Here are five issues unique to big rigs and how we handle them: Weight: The most obvious difference between semi trucks and passenger cars is their sheer size. There should be no doubt that towing a big rig requires a different type of... View Article

Places You Should Never Wait for Roadside Assistance

May 29, 2020

Dealing with a car breakdown can be a frustrating, anxiety-ridden experience. It’s important that you get your vehicle to the side of the road as soon as it is safe to do so, but in some cases it may not be possible, especially if you’re on a busy road with vehicles that don’t give you the opportunity to pull over and get out of traffic. No matter what, you need to get to as safe of a location as possible. But what does a safe spot to wait for roadside assistance look like? Or, perhaps more importantly, where are the... View Article