• Road Trip Australia -- a Safety Checklist

    Australia is a beautiful country with so much to see -- travelling by car allows you to see it up close. If you're planning a road trip around Oz, read this checklist and make sure you're travelling safely. Choose the right tools for the job Driving between states in Australia is on a par with driving between countries elsewhere in the world. The distances can be immense, and the quality of roads can drastically change as you go across land.
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  • Special Considerations When Transporting Any Heavy-Duty Equipment

    If you're having any heavy-duty equipment transported, whether that's a forklift or a large crane, you want to ensure you know everything involved with that transport and the overall safety and security of your equipment. It can be good to ask a few questions of the transport company so you can decide if you need to go above and beyond what they provide in order to protect your transport; note a few of those special considerations here.
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  • Towing Services | 3 Probable Reasons Why You May Have Caused Your Tyre To Blow Out

    A tyre blowout when driving at high speeds is potentially dangerous. But despite your best efforts to keep your tyres well protected, a few wrongful actions will cause a blowout. If your tyre blows out and you don't have a spare, then you'll have to wait for the towing services to take you to a mechanic. It's worth knowing why you may have caused your tyre to blow out in the first place, so you can stop making the same mistakes in the future.
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  • Surprising Times You Might Need to Call a Towing Service

    A towing service often does more than just tow your car to a repair center when it's broken down; there is usually a wide variety of roadside services that they offer, some of which don't even include towing! Note a few surprising times when you might need to call a towing service to your location. 1. Dead battery Whether at home or on the road, a towing service can do more than just jump start your car; they can usually bring a new battery with them and install it for you.
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  • Safety Tips for Trailering Behind Your RV

    As long as you can practise trailering safety, towing a trailer behind your RV should not be difficult. Read through the following tips to acquaint yourself with how you can safely drag a trailer behind your RV. Towing capacity  If you check on your vehicle owner's manual, you will find that your RV has a specified towing weight, meaning that it should not pull any load that exceeds that weight. Before hooking up a trailer to your RV, you should first check its weight on a weigh bridge.
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  • Various Towing Services You Can Receive On the Road

    When most people think of local towing services, they assume it simply involves the moving of their vehicle to a different location in the event that it has stalled or broken down. However, this is not the sum of all the towing services that you can receive. This is why it would be prudent to know what other options are available to you when you find yourself in an emergency situation.
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  • Reasons You Might Need to Call a Tow Truck, Other Than to Have Your Car Towed

    Tow trucks don't just tow cars to an auto repair shop for you; the drivers of tow trucks can usually perform a wide range of services on the spot. While they may not be the same as mobile mechanics, they can usually get your car running and operational and back on the road if it just needs some minor attention, and fix some small everyday problems that would otherwise leave you stranded.
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