Blog | AMR Auto Repair & Towing - Part 15

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Stay Safe During a Nighttime Breakdown

October 31, 2017 9:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Breaking down on a roadside is stressful enough on its own. Add to that the dark of night, and you’ve got a whole new level of anxiety. Before you call for towing service in Salt Lake City, UT, follow these steps to stay safe until help arrives: Turn on your hazards: The first and easiest step to take as soon as you notice you are having a problem is to throw on your hazard lights. This alerts other drivers to the fact that you are probably slowing down, especially because nighttime makes it even harder for other drivers to gauge... View Article

Advantages of Securing Your Property by Pursuing Private Property Impounds

October 18, 2017 8:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

Did you know that some towing companies offer a tow service you may not be familiar with, but could possibly benefit from? It’s called private property impounding, and this service is needed more often than you’d think. Let’s say you own a private residential or business property. Unfortunately, people who are not associated with you or your business might trespass with their vehicle, either intentionally or not. A tow service will remove a vehicle from your property and tow it back for impound. Courtesy of a trustworthy tow truck service in Salt Lake City, UT, here’s a closer look at... View Article

Three Things to Consider When Choosing a Towing Company in Salt Lake City, UT for Your Fleet

October 4, 2017 8:52 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you manage company vehicles, then you know that regular maintenance is key to keeping your fleet vehicles operating correctly and avoiding a loss of business. It’s also how you avoid costly vehicle repairs, expensive vehicle replacement and needing to call a tow service all the time. For those not familiar with fleet vehicles, here’s a quick overview. Fleet vehicles are motor vehicles that a company owns or leases for the purpose of operating their business. Government agencies and other types of organizations may also have fleet vehicles, but the key distinguishing characteristic of fleet vehicles is that they are... View Article

Is It Safe to Tow Your Car with a Rope or Chain?

August 1, 2017 7:40 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’re stuck on the side of the road with a car that just won’t go, your only option is to tow your car to a safe place or to the mechanic’s shop. There are two ways you can tow your car: call a professional service for towing in Salt Lake City, UT, or do it yourself. Although towing your car yourself is not ideal, in some circumstances it may be your only option. However, there is a right and wrong way to self-tow a car. When deciding on a tow rope, you may be thinking that using a rope... View Article

My Car Has Been Impounded! What Do I Do?

August 1, 2017 7:36 pm Published by Leave your thoughts

As you come out of the store, bags in hand, you press the trunk button on your keys expecting to hear that familiar beep, but instead you discover that your car is nowhere to be seen. You scan both sides of the street, but your car is definitely gone. In a panic, you make your way to the curb and then you see it: a no parking sign right above the empty spot where your car used to be. Discovering that your car has been towed and impounded is an upsetting situation to be in. You may not know where... View Article

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