Wreckmaster Blog

Let's talk about: Secondary damage

Posted by Team WreckMaster on June 23, 2021

What is secondary damage?

Secondary damage is any damage that occurs to the casualty during the hook-up, tow, transport or recovery. Secondary damage can include:

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Topics: Useful towing tips, Tow truck safety, WreckMaster Blog, Pro Tips

Let’s talk about: Onboarding

Posted by Team WreckMaster on April 9, 2021

As an owner or manager, it is your job to outfit your employees with the right tools for the job. That doesn’t just include the equipment on the truck, but also the training and knowledge needed to perform their duties. You can not expect an operator to succeed when they haven’t been put in a position to do so.

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Topics: Growing your business, WreckMaster Blog, Pro Tips

what's new on wreckmaster.com

Posted by Team WreckMaster on February 18, 2021

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Topics: Inside Wreckmaster, WreckMaster Blog

covid-19 Update

Posted by David Bouvia on May 20, 2020

 

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Topics: Inside Wreckmaster, Tow Truck Blog, David Bouvia

WreckMaster Challenge

Posted by Team WreckMaster on May 19, 2020
You have been dispatch to recover a vehicle that has become stuck while traveling down a gravel road. It has rained for the last week causing the road to wash out the gravel. The driver was traveling at night which limited their visibility of the road condition. The car has a gross vehicle weight of 2749 lbs. The rear axle weighing 1,347 lbs is mired to the axle with the front axle mired to tires with a weight of 1,402 lbs. You have access to the front of the vehicle.
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Are you sure you need to send that truck?

Posted by Bear Godfrey on April 16, 2020

The phone rings. 

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Does it really matter if I calculate resistance?

Posted by Bear Godfrey on March 16, 2020
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Topics: Useful towing tips, Tow truck safety, WreckMaster Blog, Instructor Insights, Tow Truck Blog, Pro Tips, Bear Godfrey

Instructor insight: A Lean Approach To Towing

Posted by Team WreckMaster on March 13, 2020
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Topics: Useful towing tips, Tow truck safety, Instructor Insights, Tow Truck Blog, Michael Severson

PRO TIP: Stripped Bolt

Posted by Team WreckMaster on February 12, 2020
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Topics: WreckMaster Blog, Tow Truck Blog, Pro Tips, Casey Burrows

WreckMaster Challenge: February

Posted by Team WreckMaster on February 11, 2020
You have been dispatched to recover a skid steer that has become stuck at the bottom of a 15° grade. Due to the location of the skid steer, you have to back down the grade to get close enough to perform the recovery.
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Topics: WreckMaster Blog, WreckMaster Challenge, Tow Truck Blog

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