Easy does it! Somehow this truck got turned over in the process of dumping its load of sand. Fortunately, this was one of the few times when all that was required was to right it and tow it back to the yard.
Just goes to show you though, how critical it is to make sure you’re absolutely certain that you know how your load and truck are positioned. If you’re not confident, don’t head out! Always take the time to reset. Better to take a little more time to unload and reload than to risk an accident and lose valuable income-earning time.
If you find yourself in a challenging situation on any Alberta road call the experts!
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Having your rig break down is always stressful. If you find yourself in this position, especially on a major roadway or jam-packed highway, look for an emergency lane to pull into so you can stop more safely or pull over onto the hard shoulder.
Being stranded on the shoulder of the road can be extremely dangerous so pull over as far to the right as safely possible. Traffic zooming by creates a whole new level of danger and is the most common cause of collision and other injuries.
If you find yourself broken down in any situation, high traffic or otherwise, be alert. Stay in your rig as long as possible & call for a tow.
Big Rig Towing makes sure that its staff are fully trained in traffic safety and recovery methods when on scene and will provide undivided attention and care when called to a big rig break down.
The Deerfoot Trail transects the city of Calgary. A busy 3-lane freeway with a 100 km an hour speed limit, it takes traffic south to north across the city and onto Edmonton. The city of Calgary has a great safety feature, that is, free service to all those who break down or run out of gas along this crowded stretch of road.
That’s right, if your car breaks down or has a flat, or even if you run out of gas, the city has tow trucks patrolling 24/7 and will aid or tow you to one of the safety zones created every so many kilometres along the route.
While this is a fantastic service it unfortunately does not include big rigs and other heavy equipment.
Big Rig Towing & Recovery specializes in this type of tow. Even though it may seem benign compared to rescuing big trucks from icy mountain passes or dragging them out of watery irrigation ditches and rivers, hooking up and towing on a busy highway at rush hour can be equally as dangerous as any mountain road.
If your rig is stranded on any Alberta road call the experts – Big Rig Towing 1 (866) 398-7444for IMMEDIATE 24/7 service.
If you’ve had an accident and your unit needs to be uprighted and removed from the road quickly and safely, Big Rig Towing has the solution. We are your #1 sourcefor heavy duty recoveries and the only towing company in Alberta with two tri-drive wreckers specifically designed for rollover and recovery work. For extra challenging wrecks, we have the province’s only 75-ton sliding rotator in our fleet.
To complement the wreckers, we also have a modern, state-of-the-art, fully equipped air cushion recovery unit for uprighting rolled over tractor trailer units. Should the need arise we can supply replacement tractors to tow your trailers, loaded or empty.
Call 1 (866) 398-7444 for IMMEDIATE 24/7 service if you find yourself in an emergency situation!
Big Rig Towing & Recovery provides 24-hour dispatch service that is dedicated exclusively to the transportation industry. You can rest assured that we are licensed and while your rig is in our control it is covered by the finest insurance available to our industry.
Our heavy duty towing and recovery division consists of fifteen units, thirteen tandem axle and two tri-drive units. All fifteen trucks are equipped with under reaches for damage free towing.
Towing services we provide, but are not limited to, include:
– Damage Free Under Reach Towing
– Trailer Lifts
– Coach, Motor Home, and Bus Towing and Hauling
– Tractor Swaps
– Tractor Service
– 12 and 24 volt boosts
– Indoor Secure Storage
– Outdoor Secure Storage
– Crane Service
– Air Cushion Recovery
Call 1 (866) 398-7444 for professional service! We can be reached toll-free from anywhere in North America.
It’s not always about how far in the ditch the rig is that makes a recovery hard, sometimes it’s the actual load itself. This load of lumber ended up in the ditch with 80,000 lbs on board!
Big Rig Towing spent the best part of the afternoon unloading and hauling the cargo before they could get the rig out of the mud and back on dry pavement.
Here at Big Rig, we have a number of rotator tow trucks and they are constantly in use. An expert rotator operator can make all the difference in getting your towing situation resolved quickly and safely.
Big rig disasters need Big Rig Towing. Call 1 (866) 398-7444 for IMMEDIATE 24/7 service!
When this forklift decided to try and escape through the floor of this trailer Big Rig Towing was called to bring their 75 ton rotator to the rescue! After making an adjustment to the roof of the trailer, the rotator made quick work of getting the forklift out and back to work.
Moving heavy equipment is a job for the professionals. When they say don’t try this at home they mean don’t try this at all if you don’t know what you’re doing!
We are licensed and insured so rest assured that while your rig is in our control it is covered by the most comprehensive insurance available to our industry.
24 Hour Service 7 Days a Week for all your Big Rig Towing needs. Call 866-398-7444 for immediate service!