Luckily no one was killed in either accident, but it should serve as a reminder to be cautious and courteous on the highway.
A tow truck driver in Tennessee took his life in his own hands this week when he used his tow truck to stop a wrong way driver.
A Texas tow truck company is in trouble after one of their contract drivers was caught taking a client's car for a joyride by that car's dashcam.
In a misguided attempt to evade being towed a local man tried to drive his car off the back of a parked tow truck.
A tow-truck driver from South Carolina refused service to a disabled woman after a car crash after seeing Bernie Sanders stickers on her car.
Lincoln engineers had a bit of a mechanical issue while testing the new Continental and had to get a tow back to the shop. Lucky for us, our spies were near.
A man in Massachusetts got stuck in some mud while off-roading in his old Jeep last week and was hit with legal charges and a $48,000 tow bill.
There are few things more frustrating in life than watching your car being towed away and not being able to do anything about it. However, this guy reportedly in Walthamstow, East London, apparently wasn't going to let that happen to him.
Yesterday, we had reported that this week's snow and ice storm in the Southeast had claimed 13 lives, but this scary traffic camera video from Mobile, AL proves just how easily it could have reached 14. A tow truck driver cleaning up the ice-related crash of a Toyota Tacoma on I-10 found himself just inches away from an out-of-control Nissan Xterra.
Can rolling your car get any worse? The correct answer is yes, as this poor soul found out when he rolled his Mazda3 onto its side. Calling a tow truck might be a logical, post-rollover move, but in this case, it kind of made the situation worse.
Tow-truck operators in New York City have been towing away legally parked cars and scamming owners out of cash, according to the New York Post.
Blake Gresham, an 18-year-old tow truck driver in Kansas City, Missouri, was tragically killed on August 27 while he was helping a stranded motorist. Gresham's death brings attention to the "Move Over" law that has been passed in most states, and to further raise awareness for this law and honor the fallen driver, a procession of tow trucks traveled from Grandview, Missouri to his final resting place in Liberty, Missouri.
Towing a load as massive as a semi and its loaded trailer is a dangerous undertaking no matter the circumstances. We don't have any first-hand experience in the matter, but we'd wager that the danger level goes off the charts when that load is being towed through the winding roads of a snowy mountain overpass.
There's the right way to protest your vehicle being towed, and there's a wrong way. The individual in the video after the jump is a clear believer in the latter method. We aren't entirely sure where this took place or what sort of circumstances led to this particular Mazda3 to find itself doing battle with a massive claw-equipped tow truck, but we do know that the four-door is doing its best to avoid incarceration. After somehow managing to get the vehicle back on the road, the driver proceeds t
Towing a vehicle, especially one that's powered by batteries and driven by an electric motor, can, if done incorrectly, be destructive. Recently, one of Frito-Lay's electric Smith Newton delivery trucks was towed for a parking violation and, according to Green Car Advisor, was reclaimed by Frito Lay employees who arrived with a flatbed tow truck. Well, as GCA's Robert Calem points out, it's unusual to witness an impounded vehicle towed, rather than driven, off the lot.
Tow truck and loader vs. parked Ford Explorer – Click above to watch the video after the jump