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Hello, my name is Norman and this is my towing and tow truck blog. My first experience with a tow truck was when I found myself trapped in the Outback. The wheels of my caravan had become completely submerged in wet sand and no matter how hard I tried, I just couldn't get them free. I tried digging at them with a spade, placing pieces of heavy cardboard beneath them and revving the engine. Nothing worked. I eventually called the local tow truck company who came and pulled me free. I was so impressed that I started to take an interested in their magnificent equipment. Since that time, I have become something of a self-taught tow truck expert.

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How to Select Roadside Services Coverage When You're Driving Around Australia
2 July 2017

If you're a tourist planning to spend a few months

Preparing for a Long Distance Road Trip in a Hire Car
21 June 2017

If you are planning to hire a vehicle and hit the

Two things you should do if your car breaks down on a busy motorway
13 June 2017

Due to the high level of traffic on a motorway, it

How to Select Roadside Services Coverage When You’re Driving Around Australia

If you're a tourist planning to spend a few months touring Australia, you've probably embraced the tradition of buying a used car. For generations, backpackers from New Zealand, South Africa, the United Kingdom and other countries from all over the world, have landed in Sydney, bought a car and headed on an epic road trip through the Outback, past Alice Springs, over to Perth and back again. Ideally, you should try to focus on finding a car without a lot of mechanical issues, but to be on the safe side, you should also consider signing up for roadside assistance. Read More 

Preparing for a Long Distance Road Trip in a Hire Car

If you are planning to hire a vehicle and hit the road and take a long distance trip across Australia, it is important that you make sure that you and your car are fully prepared. While hiring a car can be really convenient, it is also a little bit different from driving your own. You have no idea how a hire car has been treated by previous customers, which increases the risks of a roadside breakdown. Read More 

Two things you should do if your car breaks down on a busy motorway

Due to the high level of traffic on a motorway, it is one of the most dangerous places for a car to break down. Here are two things you should do if you ever find yourself in this situation. Get out of the car It might be tempting to stay inside your car whilst you wait for your towing provider to arrive. However, although it may feel safe, the fact of the matter is that your chances of being hit and injured by approaching traffic will be much higher if you choose to sit in your vehicle. Read More