I drive an older car that I always knew would break down some day in a bad place and need towed. I figured I could always easily look up the number of a towing company using my phone's internet service if I ever needed to. Recently, my car started making an alarming sound that led to me pulling off the road while driving down the highway. It then wouldn't start back up. I grabbed my cell phone and went to do a web search to find a local towing company, and I realized I had used up all of my data plan for the month! It was late at night, so I had to call and awaken friends until someone answered who could help. I created this blog to help others avoid the same embarrassment as me. Always keep the number of a tow truck company in your car.
24 November 2015
When you find yourself constantly replacing your car's battery, it can be puzzling as to why it is happening. Under normal driving conditions, a car battery will last about 4 years. If you are swapping out your batter for a new one more frequently, there are changes that can be made that will help improve the battery's lifespan. Tip 1: Break Your Bad Habits Bad habits are usually to blame when a car owner finds that they are frequently replacing the battery.
6 November 2015
If you have been in a collision and have to have body repair done on your vehicle, an auto body shop technician can match up the paint perfectly with your vehicle. They can do this by getting the vehicle's VIN (vehicle identification number), contacting the dealer and give them that number, and the dealer gives them the paint code. The auto body shop can then can use the paint code to find the exact color.
15 July 2015
If you make payments on a car, you know that if you miss any, you risk having your car repossessed, depending on the terms and conditions of your contract. But if someone shows up to take your car -- especially if you've been making payments on time -- how can you tell if the person is really trying to repossess your car, albeit mistakenly, or if they're a car thief? Fortunately, there are some state laws and procedures you can follow to protect yourself.
30 June 2015
Since motorists will always experience accidents and car breakdowns, towing services will continue to be necessary. This is why towing companies are constantly making advancements to ensure that they are exceeding the needs of their customers. Here are some of the latest technological advancements that can increase tow truck companies' chances of providing the absolute best service: Rotating rollback car carriers Aside from arriving in a timely fashion, one of the most difficult aspects of a tow truck driver's job is maneuvering vehicles on the back of the truck in a manner that is easy, quick and safe.
29 May 2015
When your car suddenly goes dead, it rarely does so in a place that's convenient. Fortunately, there are different solutions for not being stuck with a dead battery while alone that you can use whether you're prepared or not. One-Man Dead Battery Starter for Those Who Can Prepare Ahead of Time One preparation you can make if you're concerned about having a dead battery in your car is buying something called a jump box.