Tips for Towing Disabled Vehicles
By Ann Job of MSN Autos
Sophisticated new vehicles require great care and different types of towing techniques.
Always make certain that the tow truck driver knows the proper way to tow your vehicle.
On occasion, our car, van, truck or sport-utility vehicle can break down and need to be towed.
Decades ago, it wasn’t uncommon to see a friend, family member, neighbor or Good Samaritan towing the stranded vehicle home for a needy driver.
It’s rare to see this today—for good reason.
Towing practices, like today’s vehicles, are more sophisticated than they were years ago— so sophisticated, in fact, that there are more rules and “don’ [...]
Tow truck driver hurt post-storm
from CBC News
Car Being Towed Catches Fire On I-95
Tow Truck Driver Escapes Unharmed
POSTED: 9:18 am EDT April 28, 2010
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — A tow truck driver escaped unharmed after the car he was towing caught fire early Wednesday morning.
The fire started about 1 a.m. along southbound Interstate 95 near Palm Beach Lakes Boulevard.
WPBF 25 News was first at the scene when firefighters were extinguishing the flames.
The tow truck driver told WPBF 25 News he was towing a car that had been involved in a fire when he saw smoke. He stopped to lower the car from his truck when it burst i [...]