Towing & Auto Transport News

Jump With Joy, When Your Car Won't Start? You will, With This!

Posted by East Coast Truck & Trailer Sales on Aug 21st 2018

What do you do when your car or truck won't start because if a dead battery? If you're super-rich, you might have answered - buy a new car or truck! If you're not going to buy a new car or truck every time this happens, then you are probably just going to get a jump start.Here's the thing. What if there isn't another motorist around to give you that all-important jump start? What if you can't reach AAA or a professional towing service? It's a scary thought, isn't it?Well not anymore. Now you can
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Toyo introduces long haul drive and trailer tires designed for fuel efficiency

Posted by Article Courtesy of Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. on Aug 8th 2018

Toyo introduces long haul drive and trailer tires designed for fuel efficiency
Both tires feature low-rolling resistance tread compounds and are EPA SmartWay verified.Toyo Tire U.S.A. Corp. launched two fuel-efficient super singles, the NanoenergyM675 long haul drive tire and the NanoenergyM175 long haul trailer tire. Both products feature new low-rolling resistance tread compounds and are EPA SmartWay verified.The M175 and M675 super singles feature proprietary Nano Balance Technology which contributes to more precisely arranged molecules in the tread compound of the tire
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Keep Driver Cool with the NITE® No-idle system

Posted by East Coast Truck & Trailer on Jun 19th 2018

As we enter summer time with day after day of scorching heat in some parts of the country, I think about drivers and how glad I am that the industry has come up with a variety of solutions to help keep them cool during their non-driving hours. But are we providing enough of these tools for those drivers who are delivering all the goods we need and want?To start with there are some pretty basic things that can be done starting when the vehicle is spec’d and continuing through driving and parking
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Towing Straps for Recovery & Tie Down

Posted by East Coast Truck and Trailer on Mar 22nd 2018

In recent years, polyester and nylon straps have become the preferred choice for vehicle recovery and tie-downs. They are used on every type of vehicle, no matter the size. These durable straps are used to secure vehicles to pull them from ditches or to bring a vehicle upright after a rollover . Whether you're towing a car or uprighting overturned trucks and trailers, you want to have confidence in the equipment you're using. There are some obvious advantages when usin
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Hi Vis Clothing is a Must for Today’s Work and Play

Posted by East Coast Truck and Trailer on Aug 25th 2017

Most towing professionals, car haulers, and other commercial drivers know about Hi Vis clothing – and when they must wear it. Some people call them reflective vests – some call them safety jackets. Most truck drivers know that they should always wear it – because it could save your life by making you more visible while you’re working on the road. Hi Visibility clothing isn’t just for emergency responders, towing professionals, and road crews – anyone working on state or national roadway
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