• Six Situations That Require a Flatbed Tow Truck

    It is less expensive to go with a standard tow truck that lifts two of a vehicle's tires onto the tow truck while the other tires move normally on the road. However, sometimes it is best to go with a flatbed tow truck. Here are six situations in which a flatbed tow truck works better than a standard tow truck. The Vehicle Doesn't Have Front-Wheel Drive Nearly all trucks, SUVs, and four-wheel-drive vehicles should not be towed with a standard tow truck.
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  • Obtaining Roadside Assistance From A Tow Truck

    Most everyone knows a tow truck will come and tow your car home or to the nearest repair shop if you find yourself broke down on the side of the road. However, what some people don't realize is you can call out a tow truck for other mechanical problems as well. While a tow truck driver won't be able to repair a blown head gasket or other serious issue, there are many ways they can help you get up and running again.
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  • How You Can Change A Flat Tire

    The potholes left over from a very cold and long winter can easily damage the tires on your car—especially if you run into a deep pothole. The tire smashes against the pothole wall and can cause a blow out. The Automobile Association of America cites flat tires as a major reason why car owners call a tow truck in regions most affected by potholes. If you learn how to change a tire yourself, you won't have to wait around for the tow truck to arrive.
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