The Hulk – The Coolest 50-ton Rotator in Los Angeles

The Hulk

Meet the Hulk

The heavy-duty towing industry is full of amazing tow truck drivers and machinery. We may be a bit biased, but we think our machinery is a little bit cooler than everyone else’s. in 2019, we had the pleasure of adding the Hulk to our fleet, a 50-ton rotator, that has increased our ability to accommodate the most difficult roll-overs and recoveries. In fact, since we added this rotator to our fleet, we’ve accomplished some incredible saves. Read more about our 50-ton rotator inspired by the Hulk and all the fun we’ve had since adding him to our heavy-duty towing fleet.

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Safe Truck Driving in the Rain

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Tips to Drive Your Truck Safely in the Rain

Rainy season is almost upon us here in Los Angeles. And with the first drop of rain will come the people that don’t know how to drive in the rain. Rain causes the most accidents of all weather-related collisions. As tow truck drivers and operators of heavy-duty vehicles, we know there are certain precautions you can and should take during the rainy season to help with safe truck driving. Here are some of our suggestions to help you drive your truck or heavy-duty vehicle more safely in the rain.

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The Differences Between Wheel-lift and Flatbed Tow Trucks

Wheel Lift Tow Trucks

Different Trucks for Different Jobs 

When there’s an accident or rollover recovery, the driver that’s dispatched to the scene needs to know what kind of truck they need to bring to handle the job. There are different types of equipment needed for different jobs. There are so many different types of tow trucks and equipment that we have available to us here at Pepe’s. But not every truck is equipped to handle every job. Different trucks are better for different towing situations. Traditionally, towing is usually done by lifting one end of the vehicle or having the vehicle rest on the platform of the truck. The two most common types of tow trucks used in towing situations are wheel-lift and flatbed tow trucks. Here is some information about wheel-lift and flatbed tow trucks and some of the differences between the them. 

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Stay Awake on the Road

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Tips for Truck Drivers to Stay Awake on the Road 

Being a truck driver is a difficult job. Whether you’re a tow truck driver, a semi-truck driver or somewhere in between, you have tons of responsibilities when you’re on the road. And when you’re an overnight truck driver of any sort, your responsibility stays the same but your risk increases exponentially. You can never be too cautious, especially when you’re a truck driver. That’s why we thought it was important for you to know some tips to stay awake on the road at night. Here are some tips from our team of professional tow truck drivers.

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