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5 Tips for Tow Truck Driver Safety in the Rain

When you work in the towing industry, you know that you always have to be ready to work, no matter the weather. Driving tow trucks during inclement weather comes with risks, so we’re here to share our top five tips for tow truck driver safety in the rain.  5 Tow Truck Driver Safety Tips To […]

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tow truck cost

How Much Does a Tow Truck Cost?

Are you trying to start a business that involves tow trucks? You’ll find that investing in owning equipment will be better in the long run, rather than renting. Read on to learn how much you can expect to spend on a tow truck.  How Much Does a Tow Truck Cost? When starting a towing business, […]

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are tow trucks emergency vehicles?

Are Tow Trucks Emergency Vehicles? 

Everyone knows police cars, fire trucks, and ambulances are emergency vehicles, but do tow trucks fall into that category as well? The short answer is yes, but they can’t do everything those other emergency vehicles can. There are lots of rules and regulations and they can change depending on the state you’re in. Let’s take […]

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wheel lifts

What Is A Wheel Lift?

A wheel lift is a device that attaches to the rear of a tow truck and is used to lift and tow another vehicle by its wheels. If you’ve ever seen a car being lifted by its wheels or being towed standing on an angle, you’ve likely seen a tow truck with a wheel lift. […]

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light duty towing

Best Light Duty Towing Equipment for Municipal Applications

Any municipal fleet manager knows that one of your most important vehicles is your tow truck. From retrieving municipal vehicles to towing stuck or abandoned vehicles on municipal property, cities and towns that invest in their own towing equipment can save a great deal of time and money by investing in light-duty towing equipment. But […]

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motorcycle attachment

Can You Tow a Motorcycle on a Wheel Lift?

Minute Man Wheel Lifts make light-duty towing and repossession a breeze. Our Minute Man XD slide-in lift is specifically designed to fit in the back of many HD pickup chassis and transforms your truck into a light-duty tow vehicle. Our products make it possible to reduce vehicle hookup time, lower operational expenses, and perform one […]

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