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

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

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

Instructor Insight: Michael Severson

Posted by Team WreckMaster on October 25, 2019
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Topics: WreckMaster Blog, Instructor Insights, Tow Truck Blog

WreckMaster Challenge: september

Posted by Team WreckMaster on September 27, 2019

You have been dispatched to use your winches to lower a 40-yard roll-off dumpster into driveway that has a tree line down both sides creating a canopy over it preventing the roll-off truck from unloading it at the bottom without damaging the trees. The truck you are in is a 16 ton wrecker equipped with dual 15,000 lbs winches that has 150 feet of 1/2 steel core wire rope.

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Topics: WreckMaster Blog, WreckMaster Challenge, Tow Truck Blog

5 Tips for Towing in the Fall

Posted by Team WreckMaster on September 13, 2019

Keep a light jacket with your gear

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Topics: Light duty towing, Useful towing tips, Tow truck safety, WreckMaster Blog

WreckMaster Challenge

Posted by Team WreckMaster on August 12, 2019

While traveling down the interstate a driver of a full size dually 4x4 pick up pulling an enclosed 24-foot cargo trailer hit a piece of debris in the road, causing their right front steer tire to blow out and pull the pickup and trailer into the right-side ditch.

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Topics: Tow truck safety, WreckMaster Blog, WreckMaster Challenge, Tow Truck Blog

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