3 Ways to Reduce Damage in a Crash

No one wants to be in a crash but despite best efforts, a collision can be unavoidable. If you see a crash is imminent there are steps you can take to avoid, or at least reduce, the damage and injury risk.

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Stopping Rubberneckers

Vehicle crashes can lead to some serious traffic tie-ups, but a lot of the problem isn’t from the crash itself but from rubberneckers. People just can’t seem to look away from crushed metal and mayhem. The gawkers slow down and that causes more people to slow down so they take a look and slow down even more and so on and so on. A solution seems to be proving successful in Britain and it’s keeping traffic flowing smoothly.

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What to do when you hit Black Ice

Winter driving brings extra concerns for drivers. Hitting a patch of ice can send your car careening out of control but there are techniques drivers can use to keep the vehicle from on track.

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Tow Truck Drivers have a Dangerous Job

Many people mistakenly think of tow truck drivers as the bad guys that take away illegally parked or repossessed cars. Some know them as helpers when your car breaks down or a flat tire needs to be changed. An even smaller percentage probably don’t realize just how dangerous the world of tow truck driving can…

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What To Do When You Come Upon an Accident Part II: First Aid

When you come across an accident your first instinct may be to rush in and help. But if you don’t know what you’re doing you can actually cause more damage and injury. There are things you can do that will help and you don’t need certification or extensive training to do it. The first thing…

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What To Do When You Come Across An Accident Part I

Being in an accident is a stressful time for those involved. It can also be stressful for witnesses. Many don’t know what action to take when they see crushed metal or an injured person and freeze or do something that may make matters worse. Being a bystander and going in without a sense of plan…

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The 5 Most Common Reasons for a Breakdown

It is never a good time to be left stranded at the side of the road because of a breakdown. Standing there kicking at the dust, or even your car, waiting for a tow truck to arrive. It’s even more aggravating when the breakdown occurs because of something that was preventable. Here are 5 common…

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Will Winter Tires be Mandatory in Alberta?

As the temperature dips and the leaves fall people’s minds start to turn to thoughts of winter and getting their winter tires out of storage. Study after study has shown winter tires work, but should they be mandatory? The question gets raised every winter about whether a law should be passed forcing drivers to install…

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5 MORE Huge Things Trucks Can Tow

Trucks are capable of towing humongous amounts of weight, and you’d be surprised at some of the amazing things that are towed using trucks. We already made a list of five huge things that have been towed with trucks, but we couldn’t stop at just five. Here are some more things you’d never guess are…

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5 Huge Things Trucks Can Tow

People often underestimate just how much your average truck can tow. Not only can it tow your car or your boat, but a good strong truck can tow objects that weight several tons! Some of the things that trucks have towed in the past have been completely mind blowing. Here are five of the most…

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3 Odd Tips To Help You Avoid Being Towed

Everywhere you look you are bound to see a “Tow at owners expense” sign for something or another, whether it be parking where you shouldn’t or acquiring one too many parking tickets. Here are three helpful tips to keep in mind to help your vehicle avoid being an easy target for a tow truck. You…

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Safety Before You Hit the Road

You probably think about how to stay safe behind the wheel all the time, but have you ever considered how you can prevent safety issues before you even get in the car? Taking preventative measures can help stop accidents before they happen. Here are a few things you can do to stay safe before you…

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