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May 1, 2022
Connecticut looks to pass strict big truck emissions standards modeled after California's

A wide-ranging bill aimed at reducing vehicle emissions in Connecticut, including the likely adoption of California’s clean air standards for certain trucks and a requirement that all school buses be emission-free by 2040, was advanced Friday to Gov. Ned Lamont’s desk. The party-line 95-52 vote in the Democratic controlled House of Representatives comes days after […]

April 30, 2022
Watch Rivian R1T Take On World's Toughest Towing Test

The all-electric Rivian R1T pickup has a towing capability of up to 11,000 lbs (4,990 kg), but towing might cut the range in half, as one of the first reports showed. Most recently, The Fast Lane Truck had an opportunity to take a Rivian R1T for a real test, in which the pickup was not […]

April 30, 2022
AAA concerned more people may delay filling up on gas, need roadside assistance

Gas prices have remained steady for the past week. But as it remains high, AAA is warning drivers about the dangers of running out of fuel while on the road. Watch the report in the video player above. "Our concern is that more and more people will be delaying filling up at the pump and […]

April 30, 2022
Mack Trucks expands OneCall 24/7 roadside assistance

Mack Trucks announced Wednesday it has expanded its Mack OneCall 24/7 roadside assistance service and support offered through the Mack Uptime Center to better serve customers who have an unplanned event. According to Mack, the new digital tracking feature enables increased and real-time communication between drivers or fleet managers and roadside assistance providers so that customers […]

April 30, 2022
NASCAR will keep towing policy in place for Las Vegas

As NASCAR seeks a way for cars to drive back to pit road on flat tires, series officials will have drivers stay in their cars and be towed to pit road this weekend at Las Vegas Motor Speedway. NASCAR used that policy last weekend at Auto Club Speedway. This is not viewed by competitors as […]

April 28, 2022
The best SUVs for towing

When it comes to vehicles with heavy hauling capabilities, pickup trucks usually come to mind. However, there are many SUVs that, when properly equipped, can tow nearly as much or more than most compact pickup trucks. That means if you need a vehicle for towing a boat or camper, but don’t require a pickup truck […]

April 28, 2022
What to look for when hiring a heavy-duty towing service

Misfortune can happen while your trucks are on the road despite your best efforts. It could be an accident involving another motor vehicle or a mechanical issue that leaves you on the side of the highway. In these situations, you will need a heavy-duty towing service to get your truck moving again. Anyone with Internet […]

April 28, 2022
Cartoon of Ukrainian Tractor Towing Russian Tank Makes Fun of Invasion

A Ukrainian cartoon of a blue tractor towing a Russian tank has gone viral on Twitter, mocking the Russian invasion that has continued for far longer than either Russian President Vladimir Putin or most military analysts anticipated. The animated clip first appeared on a Ukrainian TikTok account, posted by @paola_zandar. The clip was later shared […]

April 27, 2022
The Ultimate Guide to Roadside Assistance

Roadside assistance is typically optional, but if you have ever been stranded on the side of the road without help, you may find the coverage essential. Considering that the average cost of getting your car towed is between $75 to $125, a single tow could offset the cost of roadside assistance for a year or […]

April 27, 2022
Towing in Colorado could be in for an extreme makeover

Doris Morales walked to her car one day last summer to take her daughter to a critical doctor’s appointment. But when she got to her parking spot at her Commerce City apartment building, she realized the vehicle had been towed. Morales had expired plates. Her hours as a housekeeper had been cut during the pandemic, […]

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