It’s been a while since we’ve posted anything new, and while a lot has changed (for all of us), much has stayed the same. It’s been an interesting couple of years, but we’re still here and still towing in and around Tucson. Some things to consider as the heat of summer runs right at us.… Continue reading Atomic Towing 2023
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Summer, the Road, & Tires
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
What should you do…?
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…?
Did you know…
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…
Be Aware of Your Surroundings
You may have heard this before, but the importance of the statement still rings true. As a tow truck operator, I get to see some amazing things. Some things are down right scary. Recently, I was dropping off a vehicle at a tire shop. The management of the store asked me to drop the vehicle… Continue reading Be Aware of Your Surroundings
Holidays and Roadways
We are back in the madness and wonder of the holidays. There is a mix of excitement and stress in the air, with parties and presents everywhere! With the season in full swing, and shoppers and party-goers running here to there, we need to be diligent in our travels. AAA is estimating an astonishing 103… Continue reading Holidays and Roadways
Move Over AZ
Many of you may remember the “Move Over Mondays” in March where law enforcement spent extra time to enforce and educate the public on the Move Over Law. The law was first put into effect in 2005 to help protect law enforcement officers and other emergency responders from injury and fatalities. In 2011, the law… Continue reading Move Over AZ
Safety and the Move Over Law
Many of you may remember the “Move Over Mondays” in March 2013 where law enforcement spent extra time to enforce and educate the public on the Move Over Law. The law was first put into effect in 2005 to help protect law enforcement officers and other emergency responders from injury and fatalities. In 2011, the… Continue reading Safety and the Move Over Law