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Heavy Duty Towing: What You Need To Know

September 16, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’re probably familiar with regular towing services if you own a vehicle. However, heavy-duty towing might be less known to you. Here’s what to know about a heavy-duty tow and when you might need it for your vehicle.   What Is Heavy-Duty Towing? The term "heavy-duty towing" refers to the movement of large commercial vehicles that outweigh standard towing trucks. It also pertains to vehicles that need additional services like winching and heavy lifting. An example of a qualifying situation is when a vehicle falls into a lake. Heavy-duty towing services are usually required for vehicles that weigh more than 10,000-15,000... View Article

The Future of Heavy-Duty Towing

September 6, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

An array of innovations is coming for the heavy-duty towing industry that you should be aware of. The future of the industry will affect you, whether you are the tower or the person who needs help. Here’s a little insight on what to look out for in the years to come. What Will Towing Look Like in a Few Years? There will be extreme changes in the market in future years. Reports say that the market grew in millions from 2017 to 2022 and is expected to grow even further from 2022 to 2029. Regions like the United States, Europe, China,... View Article

The Ultimate Guide To Safe Heavy-Duty Towing

August 22, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

You’ll never expect to need heavy-duty towing when you’re on the road, but it can happen in the blink of an eye. When the day comes, you’ll need to be prepared to make your experience as fast, pleasant, and convenient as possible. These are a few helpful steps you can take to ensure that you have an overall amazing experience.  Have the Number of a Towing Company Nearby The first step in heavy duty towing preparation is to have the number of a reliable towing company handy. Never wait until an emergency falls on you. Instead, be ready when your... View Article

Things To Know About Light Duty and Heavy Duty Towing

August 8, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Choosing the right tow truck and services is crucial to saving money and getting your vehicle to the intended destination safely and quickly. Here’s some information about heavy duty towing and light-duty towing and what they might mean if you ever have a breakdown or issue.  What Does Light-Duty Towing Mean? You might assume that light-duty towing refers to the vehicle that needs towing and how heavy it is. While that concept is somewhat true, the term has more to do with the towing vehicle and its abilities. Light-duty towing is typically reserved for towing vehicles that can handle up to 17,000... View Article

What Everyone Should Know About Anti-Lock Braking Systems?

July 20, 2022 12:00 am Published by Leave your thoughts

Anti-lock braking systems (ABS) are a safety feature found on most modern vehicles. What does anti-lock brake systems do? ABS prevents the wheels from locking up during hard braking, helping the driver maintain control of the vehicle. Read on to discover the features of ABS explained.  How Does ABS Work?  ABS sensors constantly monitor wheel speed. If the sensors detect that a wheel is about to lock up, ABS pulses the brakes rapidly – up to several times per second – to prevent the wheel from locking. This pulsing action produces a vibration that the driver can feel in the... View Article

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