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Highway Vehicle Breakdowns: Important Safety Dos And Don'ts For Drivers

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When your vehicle breaks down on the highway versus on a quiet, residential road, there are some additional safety measures and precautions that must be taken to keep yourself and other drivers safe. Simply put, patience is a virtue when you’re dealing with a highway breakdown, and there are a few important dos and don’ts you’ll want to follow to ensure you get the help you need as promptly as possible.…

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How To Get Your Car Out Of The Mud

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Driving in the rain is not only dangerous because of the wet and slick roads, but because you might end up stuck in the mud. The worst thing you can do is accelerate in an attempt to get out, because this causes your tires to spin and dig deeper into the sludge. Try these other methods instead. Find Traction One of the best methods for getting a car out of mud is by using traction.…

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3 Simple Strategies For Staying Safe While Waiting On Auto Towing

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As a driver, you may rely on your vehicle to take your from point A to point B, but the fact is, vehicles are not always as reliable as you would like them to be. You could easily end up stranded on the side of the road in an unfamiliar, or even threatening, place. While you can always count on auto towing to pull you out of bad situations as a driver, there are some things that you should do to stay safe while you wait on a tow truck to arrive.…

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How To Be Prepared For A Roadside Emergency

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Many roadside emergencies could be eased by having a great emergency plan. Here are some steps to preparing your car for an emergency breakdown. Prepare a Survival Kit If your car goes kaput on the side of the road, you may be stuck there for a few hours before you can be transported safely to help. Always keep a survival kit that includes extra calories and water; protein energy bars are one great way to provide calories cheaply.…

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What To Do When Your Car Breaks Down On The Freeway

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Nothing is scarier than breaking down on the freeway. Unless you’re not able to get off the freeway, that is. If your car breaks down on the busiest road and you have no hope of moving it, you need to act quickly. Here are things you can do to protect yourself and your vehicle when it is broken down in fast-moving traffic. Turn on your hazards and get out…

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4 Car Repair Mistakes To Avoid

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When it comes to maintaining your vehicle, you will not want to avoid it. This is because maintaining your vehicle will not only guarantee that you are safer while driving, but it will also ensure that you save money on the car in the long run. In order to achieve this, you will also want to avoid these four common car repair mistakes: Choosing the Incorrect Oil Type: The type of oil that your car needs should be indicated in the owner’s manual.…

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3 Services Auto Towing Companies Provide That You Might Not Have Thought Of

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When someone thinks of an auto towing service, they normally think of a vehicle that is completely broken down and needs to get towed to a repair shop. While this is the most common service that most auto towing companies provide, you shouldn’t wait until your vehicle is already broken down before deciding to look up the number of a local towing service. In fact, there are several scenarios where it might be handy to have the number of a local towing company in your phone even if your vehicle is not broken down.…

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Learn What Could Happen If You Park Illegally In A Business's Parking Lot

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When you park your car illegally in a business’s parking lot, it can be towed without warning if there are signs posted in the lot indicating that the lot is only designated for customers of the business and towing is enforced. If your car is towed because of illegal parking, it will be taken to an impound lot. When your car is towed, it is important to know what to expect when you get to the impound lot to make sure that you properly prepared.…

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Answering Two Important Questions About Hauling Over-Sized Equipment

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When you are needing to move large equipment a great distance, you might be best served by hiring professionals who specialize in large equipment hauling. Safely moving these large pieces of equipment will require specialized vehicles and drivers. For those that have never used these services, having the following two questions answered about over-sized load hauling should help you to better understand this process.  What Is The Process For Hauling Over-Sized Loads?…

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