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  • 3 Simple Rules To Follow Before Before And During A Sightseeing Drive Through A Mountainous Area


    Whether it is the beautiful Appalachian Mountains of Kentucky or the Great Smoky Mountains of Tennessee, the United States has some pretty amazing mountain regions to travel as a motorist. For many travelers, a day trip to a mountain area is perfectly within reach and can make a really good road trip to keep the family entertained. While mountain sightseeing tours as a motorist have their rewards without a doubt, they can also be strenuous on your vehicle.
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  • Worried About Your Teen Driver's First Out-Of-State Trip? How Can You Prepare?


    If your teenage driver has plans to drive him or herself out of state for a college visit, concert with friends, or other event, you may find yourself battling worries. Even if your teen drives on a daily basis at home, being in an unfamiliar area (and potentially faster and more aggressive drivers than he or she is used to at home) can bring challenges you may not be sure your teen is ready to face.
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  • What Are The Marks Of A Good Tow Truck Service?


    Each tow truck service varies in quality, and if you find yourself in need of a good tow truck service, you probably don't have a lot of time to do research. So, here are some ways to quickly tell whether a tow truck service is of a good quality.  They Have Good Ratings Tow truck services should have good ratings compared to their local competitors. Keep in mind that tow truck companies often catch people on a bad day, so it's probably rare to find a tow truck service that has a five star rating.
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  • When You've Been In An Accident: Tips For While You Wait For A Tow Truck To Arrive


    If you've been in a car accident and your car needs to be picked up by a tow truck, there are a number of things you can do to keep you and your vehicle safe while you wait for the tow truck to arrive. If possible, pull your car over to the side of the road, turn on your hazard lights, and use basic safety equipment to alert other drivers that you are stuck on the side of the road.
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  • How To Prepare For The Cost Of Towing A Vehicle


    Sometimes, the need to tow a vehicle is unexpected. This is why it is so important to make sure that you are doing everything you can to be prepared to cover the cost. After all, tow truck companies require immediate payment and will not simply send you a bill for their services. Hide Some Spare Cash In The Vehicle You can pay for the tow truck services with cash. However, if you do not normally carry a substantial amount of cash with you, this is something you need to prepare ahead of time for.
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  • Three Tips For Safe Towing


    Having a car break down on the side of the road can be frustrating. In order to get the vehicle to a mechanic that can make the repairs needed to get it running again, you may need to rely on the services of a towing company. Being able to safely tow your vehicle is essential when it comes to preventing additional damage. Here are three tips that you can use to help increase the safety of towing your car in the future.
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  • Tips For Preventing And Managing Flat Tires


    Flat tires tend to occur at the worst times, not that there ever is a good time for a flat. The following tips can help you avoid a flat tire, or at least make the process of getting back on the road easier if you do happen to have a flat. Tip #1: Keep up with regular service Tires aren't a "put them on and forget about them" auto part. You will need to make sure they stay at the correct pressure and that they all wear evenly.
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  • What's The Big Deal About Towing An AWD Vehicle?


    The promise of extra traction in wet and snowy weather has made all-wheel drive (AWD) a popular option for many car buyers. However, the addition of all-wheel drive can make towing a vehicle so equipped a bit complicated. The following explains why it's important to err on the side of caution when towing an AWD vehicle. You'll also learn a few safe ways to get the job done, whether you're towing your own vehicle or having a towing service do the work for you.
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  • Determining The Proper Trailer Length When Hauling Heavy Equipment


    Contractors don't always have a lot of experience hauling heavy equipment on the crossroads of America. This is why they often ask the question, "What's the longest trailer I can use?" The answer is: "It depends." Unfortunately, that answer isn't very clear, but it's a common response for many questions that involve sizes and weights. This is because the states in this country have their own rules and regulations when it comes to trailer length limits, in addition to federal size and weight limits.
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