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It’s October and it’s high time we have discussions about the importance surrounding the safety of tow truck operators, and all the ways we can get involved to help spread awareness about Move Over laws. Naturally this month, we’re thinking about candy, virtual costume parties, and of course, all things pumpkin-flavored. And while Covid-19 has changed many things over the last 7 months, one thing has remained constant– and that is our need to continue raising awareness around Move Over laws nationwide.

We can all agree that getting into a car accident isn’t on the top of our to-do for the start of a day. But when it happens, emotions are high and judgment can easily get clouded depending on several factors including the severity of the accident and who’s involved.  

Unfortunately, we can’t contact the myth busters for the 8 myths below but we can attempt to clarify the truth behind them and educate you in case you get stuck in similar situations.

The transmission is the most misunderstood and neglected part of a vehicle. But a well-functioning transmission is just as essential to a car’s performance as the engine. The transmission is responsible for making sure that the appropriate amount of power is transferred to the wheels to keep you moving at a given speed. Transmission problems can put you, your passengers, and other motorists at risk. That’s why understanding the signs and symptoms of a bad transmission before it fails is extremely important — this knowledge can extend the life of your transmission, save you money, and keep you safe.

If you’ve been following all the proper guidelines about social distancing, you probably haven’t driven your car as much lately. With the ever-growing list of things to worry about, car maintenance is probably very near the bottom for most people. That being said there are things you can do now to maintain the health of your vehicle that will prevent you from needing towing or roadside services once you get back on the road.

No one wakes up in the morning hoping that their car will break down that day. Luckily, there are thousands of towing and roadside companies available through the HONK Partner Network who are there to help get you back on the road quickly.

HONK prides itself on working with some of the best towing and roadside companies across the entire country. It’s because of our Partners that customers continously give HONK higher customer satisfaction scores than most motor clubs or roadside services. Don’t believe us? See for yourself!

For many drivers, a breakdown can ruin an entire day pretty quickly. Without warning or notification, finding oneself disabled on the side of the highway can be pretty scary and rightly so. Between speeding vehicles and distracted motorists, the side of a highway can turn even a minor roadside mishap into a deadly incident. No one faces this reality more than you, our Partners.

Is your car ready for a winter road trip? Winter can be brutal on a car. According to Automotive-Fleet.com, about 49.3 million people will hit the nation’s roadways this Thanksgiving as compared with 48.5 million in 2018, representing a 2.8% increase and the highest volume of travelers in 14 years. With inclement weather forecasted this holiday, we thought we’d share some tips on winterizing your vehicle, so you’re ultra-prepared for your Thanksgiving road trip!