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How to jump start, recover and tow a hybrid vehicle

Posted by David Bouvia on August 10, 2017

As our appetite for fossil fuels continues to increase, the automobile industry has recognized the need for alternative fuels. Let's explore how to tow hybrid vehicles, the most popular type of vehicle in North America that uses an alternative fuel.

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Topics: Useful towing tips

3 things your tow customer cares about (and what to do about it)

Posted by Justin Cruse on August 10, 2017

Remember that old expression, "What you see is what you get”? I'm going to say that's not always true. Think about the food photography used by restaurants. Does your meal always look like the picture? How about that outfit on the mannequin in the clothing store. Will it look the same on you? Or the furniture on the showroom floor. Can you achieve the same look in your living room once you get it home? We're disappointed when things don't live up to our expectations, whether we're eating out, buying new clothes, getting a couch or, yes, having our vehicle towed.

 

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Topics: Growing your business

SLOW DOWN... MOVE OVER.... THIS IS OUR WORKPLACE!

Posted by Justin Cruse on July 28, 2017
Over the past few years the Ontario towing market has undergone dramatic changes in the operational landscape which the Government introduced under the umbrella of Bill 15. 

 

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Topics: Useful towing tips

How to calculate your tow truck's towing capacity: One simple formula

Posted by Justin Cruse on July 6, 2017

We're going to teach you how to find out the towing capacity of your tow truck. (Hint: It's a formula. But don't worry. We've put it all into 7 easy steps.)

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Topics: Useful towing tips

How to lift and tow a light duty vehicle: 17 steps to a quick and safe tow

Posted by Justin Cruse on July 6, 2017

As the largest provider of tow truck training in the world, WreckMaster is proud to help tow truck operators across North America stay safe and work fast. This post offers the basics on how to lift and tow a light duty vehicle. But first, some important safety tips: wear a reflective safety vest and gloves, keep yourself separated from traffic whenever possible and always stay aware of your surroundings.

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Topics: Light duty towing

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