Categories for Roadside Assistance

Breaking Down in a Dead Zone: How to Get Help

May 22, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

Even in the 21st century, there are areas in the U.S. with no cell service. Many of these places also have low traffic, so it could take up to a day before you find help. If you break down with no cell service, do not panic—you can still find help. Here are five tips on what to do if you find yourself in this situation: Stock up: People did not always have cell phones. However, they survived breakdowns by being prepared and resourceful. Before you take your road trip, stock up on food and water and have bedding and warm... View Article

The Ultimate Guide to Roadside RV Repair

March 25, 2020 Published by Leave your thoughts

A road trip with friends and family in an RV sounds like an idyllic vacation for millions of Americans, but that dream can turn into a nightmare if the RV breaks down midway through the journey. This post will teach you all about roadside RV repair in Flagstaff, AZ, and why you should always call Maclin Truck & Trailer if you need help. Hazards of DIY repairs Besides possibly changing a tire or switching out sparkplugs, RV repair isn’t something you should attempt yourself. Here are some of the dangers of performing DIY roadside RV repairs: Lost time: One thing... View Article

Broken Down at a Rest Stop in Flagstaff, AZ? Here’s What You Should Do

October 11, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

At some point, anyone who drives a great deal for a living or recreation is going to run into mechanical problems, and if it’s late at night, you might not be able to get assistance until morning. When your vehicle breaks down on the side of a road or at a rest stop in Flagstaff, AZ, it’s important that you stay safe until help can arrive. Find a safe location In most states, extended rest stop parking is prohibited. Luckily, Arizona has no such provision, so if you break down near a rest stop, you may want to park there.... View Article

Tips on Looking Out for Scam Towing Companies

July 26, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If your vehicle has broken down on the side of the road, you know what a pain it is to call for tractor trailer roadside assistance in Flagstaff, AZ. You know you’re losing time on your route, and waiting for help can feel unsafe, boring and like a waste of time, so when a tow truck comes along and offers to help before you even have time to call a reputable company for tractor trailer roadside assistance in Flagstaff, AZ, you may be tempted to accept it. However, many of these tow trucks that show up when you need them... View Article

Tips for Staying Safe While Waiting for a Tow

July 12, 2019 Published by Leave your thoughts

If you’ve ever been stranded on the side of the road because of a vehicle breakdown, flat tire or other mishap, you know that it can be scary to wait on commercial roadside assistance in Flagstaff, AZ. Not only that, but it can be frustrating and boring to waste time just waiting. Read these tips to implement next time you’re waiting for roadside assistance or a tow truck: Move to the side: Most drivers know, especially when you are driving a large commercial vehicle, that you should safely drive your vehicle as far away from moving traffic as possible and... View Article