Types of Tow Trucks

One Size Does NOT Fit All 

From lifting to towing, to transporting, there is no uni-sex version of tow trucks here! For instance, a tow truck lifting a passenger car is not the same truck you would use for towing bigger loads like an airplane. Trucks used for rollovers and recoveries are even more complex. In our last blog, we brought you back to the creation of the first tow truck. Now, we can dive deeper into why there are so many different types of tow trucks. Keep reading to find out what makes every tow truck unique and what they are designed for in this month’s blog.

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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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Best Towing Videos of 2020

Best Towing Videos on YouTube

Pepe’s Towing Services Has Some of the Best Towing Videos on YouTube  

As this year comes to close, we can’t help but look back at all the crazy jobs we’ve worked on this past year. 2020 has been another great year of tough jobs, tons of recoveries, new challenges, lots of rollovers and a plethora of amazing content to share with our community. Growing our YouTube following more than 19K subscribers this year is just an added bonus. Here at Pepe’s Towing we love what we do, and we love bringing you along with us for the ride. As we look back over this year, join us in reminiscing over our most viewed towing videos on our YouTube Channel. 

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Heavy-Duty All-Weather Towing Company

Heavy Duty Recovery in Los Angeles

Los Angeles’s Go-To Heavy-Duty Towing Company 

Pepe’s Towing operates 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, and there’s a reason for that: we love what we do, and we will do it no matter what the day, time or weather may be. To put it bluntly, our team and our fleet is pretty badass and we love a good challenge. It’s why we are the trusted source for heavy-duty calls that involve intense recoveries, inconvenient roll overs and everything in between. And while we may be Southern California based, we encounter unimaginable conditions while we are out on the road doing what we do best. If you’re looking for a towing company that can do it all, look no further. Wondering how we do it? Keep reading for more on this heavy-duty all-weather towing company. 

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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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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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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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Common Causes of Accidents

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Most Common Causes of Accidents in Southern California 

With so many cars on the roads, it’s no surprise accidents happen daily. From high speed collisions to accidents involving pedestrians or even inanimate objects, there’s always something to look out for when you’re out on the road. If you’ve ever thought that maybe some accidents are preventable, you’re not alone. Actually, we believe many accidents can be prevented by just following the rules of the road and driving with patience. But this is Los Angeles, and we understand that patience is hard to come by, but sometimes one mistake could be very costly. Keep reading to learn more about the most common causes of accidents on Southern California roads. Hopefully, we can persuade you to slow down and drive a little more safely.

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Vehicle Rollovers 101

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Vehicle rollovers are often glamorized in the movies and television, showing crazy scenes of cars flipping and rolling over, and passengers exiting the vehicles unscathed. These scenes aren’t very realistic, and most of the time, they don’t focus on the aftermath of the rollover. When an actual vehicle rollover happens, your reaction could dictate your survival. 

Rollovers are scary and jarring, but they don’t happen as often as you’d think, as they account for only 3 percent of all serious crashes. But the thing about rollovers is they make up 30 percent of people killed while riding in a passenger vehicle. This blog is going to dive in depth about vehicle rollovers and some information that could potentially save your life, even though you may not need it right now. 

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