This summer has highlighted a common issue with vehicles that most people are unaware of possibly being a problem. Vapor lock. Vapor lock is caused when fuel boils in the fuel line or in the carburetor. The vapor created from the fuel boiling causes back pressure which blocks the flow of fuel into the engine.… Continue reading Vapor Lock
For those who may be new to the desert, the monsoon season officially started on June 15th. We haven’t had any actual rain from it, though. That means our lovely desert is a bit on the dry side. At last count, I think we have 19 fires currently making their way across our state. One… Continue reading Fire, Desert, & the 4th of July
We are getting ready to head into summer here in the Old Pueblo. I don’t know about you, but I didn’t mind the delay in triple digit weather. Unfortunately, they are here. With the heat comes challenges that we may not think about until it’s too late. Prime example: your tires. We know the temps… Continue reading Summer, the Road, & Tires
Yesterday I was in an office on Broadway Blvd. when blaring sirens on the street outside drew my attention. There was a firetruck travelling east in the left-hand lane that was trying to get through traffic. Behind the firetruck, everyone had pulled to the right to allow the truck to pass. In front of the… Continue reading What should you do…?
Remember when Tucson City Council passed an ordinance banning the use of cell phones while driving in 2017? Still seeing so many on their cell phones? Initially, the ordinance was instituted as a secondary offense, meaning law enforcement would need a reason that is a primary offense in order to issue a ticket. As of… Continue reading New Law Concerning Device Use While Driving
We know the Arizona desert can be brutal, but did you know that every year more than 36 children are lost from being left in a hot car. According to kidsandcars.org, in 2018, over 50 children lost their lives between February and September. Two of those children were in Arizona and in March, not the… Continue reading Did you know…
It’s been a while since we’ve posted. We can’t believe that 2019 has already completed it’s first week. Here’s wishing everyone a safe and successful year. The towing industry has already lost a couple of brothers, so we wanted to share some tips that can benefit us all. We have seen some extremely cold temps… Continue reading Welcome to 2019