History of the Tow Truck

Tow Truck History

Tow Truck History 

Where would we be if it weren’t for the tow truck? Probably still stuck in that mud pit off the side of the road. After more than 40 years in the towing industry, we decided it was time to take it all the way back to the beginning time. Who created the first tow truck? How was it made? And why? Find out how one invention was created and the industry of saving us from ever being stranded ever again right here!

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Heavy-Duty Towing Checklist

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The Importance of Towing Safety  

Time to strap in everyone! As we covered in our last blog, towing can be a pretty dangerous profession. With an added level of danger, there has to be an equal amount of safety protocols to protect us on every job, no matter how small. Like any heavy-duty towing company, our crew operates with precision on a regular basis and safety is our highest priority. Just how safe do you ask? Take a look at our heavy-duty towing checklist to find out for yourself.  

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Pepe’s Messiest Towing Recoveries

Messiest Towing Recoveries of 2020

Pepe’s Towing Services can get Messy

One of the best parts of this job is the unpredictability of each day. Every day is a different day and we love it. We never really  know just how normal or unexpected the calls for the day will be, and during our 40+ years on the job, we’ve had our fair share of surprises. Sometimes these surprises bring with them a big mess, but no job is too messy for Pepe’s Towing. Looking back over this past year, we’ve handled a number of messy towing recoveries. Here are a few that made our messiest recovery list. 

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Trailer and Machine Lifts in Los Angeles

Pepe’s Does More Than Heavy-Duty Towing

Here at Pepe’s Towing, we’re known for our high profile heavy-duty towing jobs. When a McLaren plunges 300 feet down the side of a mountain, we’ll retrieve it. If a trailer rolls over underneath a freeway overpass with limited space, our team can work miracles with Big Flipper and Hulk. But we are a well-rounded towing company. And while we may specialize in heavy-duty towing jobs, we offer a variety of other towing services like machine lifts, equipment towing and trailer lifts.

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Pepe’s Towing Summertime Fishing Highlights

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Pepe’s Towing Has Been Busy Fishing

Some parks and recreational areas may be closed right now, but that hasn’t stopped us from going fishing. All summer long we’ve been reeling in some interesting catches. From Beamers to brand new Honda’s, we’ve been trolling mountainsides and storm drains just to find these guys. Here are some of our summer fishing highlights.

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Pepe’s Towing Service Newest Additions

Pepe’s Towing is Poppin’

Here at Pepe’s Towing Service, we’re not your average heavy-duty towing company. We use state of the art technology, have a diverse, top of the line fleet and we focus on tackling some of the toughest jobs in the industry all while bringing our audience along for the ride. We take pride in what we do, and we love giving our viewers an inside look at the action from every job we receive. And our newest additions really have us excited.

We’ve come a long way since we were founded more than 40 years ago, and as a family-owned and operated business, that’s quite an accomplishment. We figured it would be a great time to update you on some new additions and all the good that’s still going on with Pepe’s Towing Service during this pandemic.

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Using Technology to Bring Towing to You

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Technology and the Towing Industry

Have you ever driven passed a gnarly accident on the freeway and wondered how it was going to get cleaned up? Well at Pepe’s, Towing Service, we make it a point to bring you along for the fun. We don’t just want to go on calls, we want you to be part of the experience. Which is why we use some of the best technology available to bring you along with us on some of our craziest calls. Not only are we known for our heavy-duty towing services throughout Los Angeles, but we provide a different perspective utilizing the newest camera technology, setting us apart from the rest of the towing industry.

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Most Dangerous Recoveries by Pepe’s Towing in Los Angeles

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Dangerous Recoveries – One of Our Specialties

As a company that specializes in heavy-duty towing and recovery, we’ve seen some incredible things. From overturned containers and big rigs to cranes almost falling off freeway overpasses, we’ve made it our business to not only respond to these calls but carry them out with the utmost care and safety. This is in no way a one-man job, we wouldn’t be able to complete these difficult jobs if it wasn’t for our robust fleet and amazing team of tow truck drivers. Here are some of our most dangerous recoveries to date and a little insight into how we were able to complete these jobs safely.

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Knowing When to Call a Heavy-Duty Towing Service

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Los Angeles is one of the busiest and most traffic-ridden areas in the whole United States. With large amounts of traffic coming in and out of the ports as well as interstate travel, there are bound to be accidents, rollovers, breakdowns and other situations that happen on the road with vehicles of all shapes and sizes. Some require light or medium-duty towing. But if you drive a large truck, bus or machinery, you can avoid damage to your vehicle and extra stress by calling on the help of a heavy-duty towing company. Here are some situations and vehicles that require heavy-duty towing.

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How to Choose the Right Commercial Towing Company to Support Your Business

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Tips to Choose a Commercial Towing Company

If you’re a business owner that utilizes trucks, delivery vehicles or other equipment to run your business, there are things you have to do to ensure your products get from one place to another smoothly. There are logistics to worry about and delivery times to meet. But what if something happens to one of your trucks or delivery vehicles when one of your drivers is out on the road? If you don’t have a towing company that you can call when things don’t go as planned, your business isn’t going to run as smoothly. Here are some tips to choose the right commercial towing company to support your business.

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