What’s the Harm in Driving with Your Parking Brake On?

People engage their parking brakes to stop their cars from moving when parked, but when your car is on and you’re driving, it is usually possible to keep moving, even when your parking brake is on. Doing is so is more than a drag on your engine and a waste of gas—it can also lead […]

Debunking Common Winter Weather Driving Myths

If you’re planning on driving in an area prone to wintery weather, like the mountains, then it’s important to take some common-sense precautions to avoid delays or ending up in need of a tow truck. Unfortunately, there are many myths about driving in winter weather that give people the wrong idea about the best ways […]

Tips for Handling a Tire Blowout

Having a tire blowout happen when you’re on the road can be scary, but if you know how to handle this emergency, you’ll be able to stop safely and call for a tow truck. If you want to reduce the chances of a tire blowout happening to you, check your tire pressure often, have your […]

What Are the Common Habits of Good Drivers?

No matter how cautious you are on the road, accidents can happen, and even the best drivers sometimes find themselves on the side of the road in need of a tow truck. However, by adhering to certain safe practices, you can greatly reduce the chances of being involved in an accident. Good drivers tend to […]

Your Power Steering Just Went Out: What Do You Do?

You’re driving down the road, and suddenly, you can barely control your steering wheel. You seem to be using all of your strength, but your steering wheel seems to have mind of its own, no matter what you do. If this happens to you, there is a good chance that your powering steering has gone […]

What to Do If You Break Down and Have No Cell Service

Breaking down is always a frustrating and nerve-wracking experience, but breaking down without cell service can be even more worrying. Fortunately, there are still things you can do to stay safe and get a tow. If you find yourself stranded without cell service after your car breaks down, follow these steps.   Get Your Car […]

How Many Miles Do You Really Have When the Gas Light Comes On?

Any driver who has ever experienced the feeling of being in the middle of nowhere and seeing their gas light come on knows the panic of wondering how far you can really go before you end up on the side of the road needing assistance from a tow truck. The answer largely depends on the […]

Tips for Safer Driving Over the Holidays

Road trips are part of the holidays for many families, but unfortunately, accident rates also spike during the season. The good news is that there are many different things you can do to make sure you road trip is as safe possible for you and your passengers, so you don’t have to deal with accidents, […]

Where Are the Most Dangerous Roads in Arizona?

If you spend much time behind the wheel in Arizona, it may not surprise you to learn that the state is filled with dangerous roadways, some of which are notorious on a national scale. Knowing which roads are the riskiest can help you recognize when you should be even more aware while you’re driving. Here […]

What to Do If Your Big Rig Breaks Down

Breaking down in a car is bad enough, but breaking down in a big rig can be a real nightmare. First, you have to find a towing service that can handle a big rig. Not every towing company provides commercial services and has vehicles capable of towing a semi. Next, you have to worry about […]