Steps To Take When A Friend Won't Return Your Borrowed Vehicle

Lending a vehicle to a friend is a prime example of generosity, and your friend will hopefully appreciate your gesture and act appropriately. However, this may not always be the case, and it's possible that your friend won't feel in a hurry to return the vehicle to you — even if you've called to ask for it back.  If it's clear that no amount of requesting is making your friend feel compelled to return your vehicle, it's time to take more drastic steps — especially if your friend has the only set of keys. [Read More]

Staying Safe While Waiting On The Roadside For A Tow Truck

It can happen to anyone without notice even if your car is brand new and all the service has been done. Breaking down along the road is not something anyone wants to happen but if you are prepared, you can stay safe with you wait for a tow truck or roadside assistance. Taking the time to prepare for the possibility of a breakdown will only take a few minutes and once you have, you can rest a little easier next time you head out on the road. [Read More]

4 Ways To Prepare Your Vehicle To Be Shipped Or Towed Long Distance

If you are moving across the country, and don't want to drive or tow all of your vehicles to your new home, your next best option is ship your vehicle to your new home. Here are four things that you are going to want to do to prepare your vehicle for the shipping process. #1 Take Personal Belongings Out Of The Car The first thing that you are going to want to do is take all of your personal belonging out of the vehicle. [Read More]

Reasons That You Shouldn't Accept A Tow From A Passing Motorist

If you're caught driving during an icy storm and slide off the road and into a snowbank, it's likely that you'll need help. While you might be getting ready to call a local towing service, you may be tempted to accept help from a kind-hearted motorist who stops and offers to tow you out of the snow. Someone with a truck or four-wheel-drive vehicle can easily pull a vehicle out of a snowbank and onto the road, but you should think twice about accepting this help — even if you like the idea of getting help for free instead of having to pay for a tow. [Read More]