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Durham Byway Scenic Drive
If you will be traveling into the central part of North Carolina, you will likely cross into Durham.  Located just east of Greensboro, it just so happens to be our home town and is famous for a number of things including; the Durham Bulls AAA Baseball team, Tobacco and some good down-home restaurants. Few people however, realize how beautiful a place it is to drive.  Nestled in the low foot hills of North Carolina, it’s Read More
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Staying Cool In Your Car
It’s nearly summertime in North Carolina, and you know what that means.  It’s going to be hot, and sticky and just plain uncomfortable – especially inside your car. In this hot, and humid summertime climate, you’ll want to make sure you have a way to keep your and your car cool during these months. These six tips will give you more control over the temperature of your vehicle. 1. Use A Window Visor When your Read More
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Fixing a Flat Tire Yourself
Flat tires can be a major inconvenience, even if you aren’t in a hurry. Having a spare on hand is always the fastest way to remedy the situation. But when this is not an option, you will be happy to know the product of addressing the flat yourself is not too complicated. The following are some best practices and handy products for fixing flat tires: Inflate the tire to its full PSI:  It will be Read More
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Awoid a Towing Service Scam
Maybe you run into run into some unforeseen trouble out on the open road, or perhaps you’ve got a dead battery in your very own driveway and you’re late for a hot date.  Getting rolling and on your way quickly is what businesses like Durham Towing Service are all about. It’s easy to understand urgency and the vulnerability our customers are in, but we’re not looking for anything else but happy customers.  We’ve managed to Read More
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Towing Service on Side of Road
11 December

Move Over Laws

What you need to know as a Towing Service Nearly 100 tow truck drivers are killed every year because drivers don’t leave enough space and crash into their vehicles or the drivers. Our friends up in Ontario, Canada have recently made tower safety the move over law applicable to tow truck drivers so that they can work safely without the fear of getting injured in their workplace. The move over law was enacted in 2003, Read More
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Save Fuel Costs
Although the cost of gas has been tamed lately, costs of fuel is always a concern, especially for small towing outfits or owner / operators. And while truck owners have the option of purchasing a more fuel efficient vehicle, simply keeping up to date with their car maintenance or driving the vehicle using common sense like planning when, where and how a truck is driven can also lead to a large decrease in fuel costs associated Read More
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Towing Service Durham NC
Making a living as a tower can be a tough – no doubt. I don’t care – I love the work! Been doing it for most of my life and wouldn’t know what else to do if I didn’t have my towing rig. I know I’m helping people – customers in a tight spot – get on with their life after a little “bump in the road”. Hopefully our customers can see the value we Read More
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2017-Ford-Super-Duty
Towing another vehicle put a fair amount of stress on your Tow Truck.  We’ve talked previously about keeping your rig maintained, but more than that, you’ve got to have equipment that is at least spec’d for the job.  I can remember back in our early days, we were using some pretty out-of-date equipment with some pretty crappy old, OLD trucks, and as result having to deal with breakdown, it seemed, on a monthly basis.  This Read More
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Distracted Tow Truck Driver
Here’s an older article from 2013 I’d found from our friend as the Tow Squad highlighting the very real potential of distracted driving, especially in this age of cell phones… SALEM, MASS.  As national campaigns have sprung up to encourage people not to text-and-drive, a similar problem is impacting professionals on the road who can also become distracted by on-board equipment. From ambulances to police cars, efforts are underway to make sure drivers keep their Read More
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Worn Truck Tire
Originally viewed via our friends at the Towed Over blog… We know tires are expensive. We also know most drivers mean to keep up with their tire maintenance programs, but driving often gets in the way. Until you drop a tread, or pick-up a bolt, it’s easy to forget about your tires. Problem is, tires are very unforgiving, and will eat up your profits any chance they get. Don’t let them. Here’s how. Any tire Read More
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