Getting Your Car Ready For Emergencies
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Getting Your Car Ready For Emergencies

After I started traveling a lot for work, I realized that I needed to be ready for anything life threw at me. I didn't want to get stranded on the road without any supplies to my name. I started collecting little things that might help during an emergency, and it was amazing to see how much of a difference it made. When I was stranded a few months later, I was prepared while I waited for the tow truck. This blog is all about preparing for towing services and getting your car ready for emergencies. After all, you never know when you will be faced with trouble.


Getting Your Car Ready For Emergencies

  • Keys to Getting Towing and More from Your Roadside Assistance Plan

    13 May 2019

    There are a lot of different contractors that you can turn to for vehicle service, but you always need to make sure that they're of the highest caliber. This is definitely the case when looking into something as important as towing service. Having your car hauled by a subpar tow truck service can be nerve-wracking, so the best thing you can do is vet the company and bundle their services as part of a roadside service plan.

  • Towing Recommendations For New Drivers

    7 January 2019

    Getting adjusted to driving life takes time. You'll need time to feel comfortable learning to pass others, watch the road and handle different road conditions. You'll also need to deal with the real chance that your car or truck will become disabled either on the road or in a parking lot somewhere. When that happens, panic could be the first feeling you have; so take deep breaths, then call a towing company and arrange for a pickup.

  • Reasons Why The Car's Heater Isn'T Working

    3 August 2016

    Heaters work by hot coolant circulating around the engine to blow it into the car. When working properly, Autobytel says that the heaters should blow air between 75F and 100F. Sometimes, the heater doesn't work just right and here are the most common reasons for that. The Thermostat Isn't Working Thermostats operate the thermal valve. When the engine is cold, the valve remains shut to get the engine warm enough. Once warm, the valve will open to allow the extra heat out.

  • Watch For These Warning Signs That Suggest A Failing Car Battery

    7 April 2016

    When you experience car trouble, it's a comfort to know that you can call your local towing service and have a tow truck driver meet you at your location in a short amount of time. While the driver can certainly tow you to your mechanic's garage, he or she can also jump your battery if a dead battery is the reason for your breakdown. If your battery is the lone problem, there's no point in getting towed to the garage -- but you won't necessarily know that the battery was to blame if you aren't aware of the signs to watch for.

  • How To Stay Warm In Your Broken-Down Car During The Winter

    5 April 2016

    Although a vehicle breakdown never comes at a good time, it's even more of a concern if your vehicle stops working in the cold weather of winter. It's beneficial to call a tow truck right away so that you don't have to sit in the cold any longer than necessary, but the reality is that if you're in an isolated area, you'll have to get creative to stay warm while you wait.