How to Keep Safe in a Summer Car Breakdown

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Although winter brings its fair share of driving troubles with snow, blizzards, and heavy rain, our winter driving woes are not over yet. With La Niña bringing a cooler and rainier summer season to Vancouver this year, it’s good to be prepared for rainy driving weather. Although many Vancouverites are well equipped when it comes to rainy driving, a surprise … Read More

How We Maintain Our Tow Trucks at Mundie’s

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Towing requires an extremely high degree of responsibility. People’s lives, cars, and sometimes livelihoods are dependent on and impacted by our services. As such, the maintenance of our vehicle fleets is of the utmost importance to us and not something we take lightly. A mishap with one of our vehicles due to improper maintenance can have dire consequences. Therefore, our … Read More

Why Clean Windows Are Essential to Safe Driving

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There are many factors that contribute to safe driving; however, keeping your windows clean is one of the most essential practices. In fact, it’s one of the most important aspects of vehicular cleaning and maintenance. And it’s not just for aesthetic reasons – although a dirty window is a sure-fire way to have a stranger scribble “wash me” in the … Read More

How To Avoid Distracted Drivers – and Not Be One Yourself

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These days, it’s so easy to get distracted while driving – from fiddling with the radio and navigation to fixing your makeup, fluffing your hair, or squeezing in a 3-course meal, there’s an endless number of distractions available. However, out of all the sources of distracted driving, cell phones are one of the worst culprits. Unfortunately, there are many drivers … Read More

10 Tips to Avoid Car Collisions with Wildlife in BC

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Coming across wildlife on the road can be dangerous and scary. Especially when travelling on the highways throughout British Columbia, drivers need to be highly aware of their surroundings. Like people, animals have places to be and faces to see – even if they’re exclusively furry ones. However, unlike (most) people, they don’t like to adhere to our rules of … Read More

Top 5 Reasons Your Car Won’t Start

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Have you ever hopped into the cab of your car and switched the ignition, only to be left with a stalling engine? Well, you’re not alone. Like all types of machinery, cars are unpredictable. One day you’re cruising down the highway, the next you’re stuck bewildered in your driveway, completely stagnant. While you may take a few seconds to curse … Read More

5 Common Causes of Roadside Assistance For Big Rig Trucks

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Big rig trucks are incredibly large and powerful, making them one of the most dangerous vehicles on the road. Due to their size and the long distances they need to travel, they’re prone to the occasional auto issue. Depending on the truck’s age, the driving conditions, and the weight of the vehicle’s load, large trucks are susceptible to breakdowns. Therefore, … Read More

When to Call Roadside Assistance vs Handling It Yourself

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Car troubles are rarely fun. However, with the proper knowledge and tools, they can be made a lot less stressful. In the heat of the moment, it’s easy to feel uncertain about your next steps. While it’s always a good idea to call a towing company for roadside assistance, you may be tempted to repair your vehicle yourself. While this … Read More

5 Tips For Avoiding Reckless, Distracted Drivers

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Sadly, road safety is not just dependent on you but the drivers around you. As such, it’s crucial you equip yourself with the knowledge to practice safe driving. A leading cause for auto accidents, distracted drivers are a prevalent threat on the road. A major contributor to distracted driving is the use of cell phones on the road. Unfortunately, many … Read More

Pre-Towing Checklist For Your Trailer

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Is your trailer taking up space on your property? Now that summer has ended, it’s time to tuck your recreational vehicles in for a well-deserved winter rest. From camper trailers to RVs and boats, hauling these vehicles requires a variety of safety precautions. To keep you safe, here’s a guideline to help you navigate proper towing. Before you take off, … Read More