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How Not To Tow a Car (video)

When I get real bored, I like to drive downtown and get a great parking spot, then sit in my car and count how many people ask me if I'm leaving. ~ Steven Wright


By all means, avoid what happens when a couple of guys use a pickup truck attached to a bumper to tow a car. Here's a classic video example of how NOT to tow your car.

Towing your car is easy to do; there are just a few simple common-sense rules. Unfortunately, as they say, common sense isn't so common. Here's a compendium of the 10 worst ways to tow a car. Some of these videos are unbelievable.

Yes, there is a right way to tow your car. This article shows you the proper steps for towing your car so you don't do any damage to your vehicle.

Believe it or not, there are a lot of considerations to keep in mind before you tow your car. Towing your car safely is not hard to do if you take a moment to check your vehicle's owner's manual to see if you need a flatbed or a regular tow truck.

Got an RV? There are a number of things you need to think about before towing a car - including which cars can be flat-towed. More to towing your car than meets the eye.

Back to: Emergencies

* Handling a Winter Road Emergency
* Stuck in Snow
* How Not to Tow a Car (video)

* Stranded and Surviving in Your Car During an Emergency
* Emergency Kit for Your Car (video)
* Evacuating Your Home During an Emergency

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Winter is nature's way of saying, "Up yours." ~ Robert Byrne