Check out these new impact resistant warning lights from #SoundOffSignal . They are encased in a gel that allows heavy abusive locations such as chain pockets on the bed. You can hit these lights with a hammer and they are not phased! We chose the chain pocket area due […]
2018 Ram 3500, 2018 Ford F-350 and 2018 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Diesel fuel hasn’t seen its reputation grow substantially as electrification becomes the method of choice for increasing fuel efficiency or in the wake of things like the Volkswagen Dieselgate scandal . (Pro tip: Avoid having “-gate” appear as […]
MIAMI (CBSMiami) – A man is facing serious charges after police said he tried to break his truck free from a tow truck’s hook. Police said it happened Thursday afternoon and it was caught on camera. Video taken by the tow truck driver shows the moments an angry owner […]
EL PASO, Texas (KFOX14) — The Texas Department of Transportation is continuing its free towing program for drivers on I-10. The department is launching a social media campaign to remind drivers of its program. Since launching in October, TxDOT said it’s towed nearly 2,000 cars to designated drop-off points. […]
The $50,000 pickup question boils down to: How is it going to be used every day? If you’ve been on the losing end of the argument over what you’re going to do with a pickup the 300-or-so days a year when you’re not towing or hauling or helping, then […]
1051 Note: This isn’t about towing or roadside service, but there are a couple interesting items that do apply.
- Begginer pay for just driving a truck is 60 to 70,000 a year plus a $4,000 signing bonus. Shouldn’t the pay for the guys who tow and recover them be the same or better?
- This quote deep in the article… There were over 1,000 fatalities among motor vehicle operators in 2016, according to the U.S. Labor Department, meaning being a commercial driver is nearly eight times as deadly as being a law enforcement officer. It is even higher for the commercial drivers who stop to tow and rescue them.
1051 Note: Amazing that everyone is alive, never turn your back for a second. And those people should have been in the tow truck, seatbelts on.