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Providing all the latest news, updates, advice and more from our team at Barnes Auto Co, our blog is updated regularly for your perusal. Whether you want tips on what to do should your vehicle break down or you want to know more about the vehicle retrieval process, you’ll find all this and much more. 

The 5 Most Dangerous Roads Near Queensland

As a commercial driver, you may feel confident navigating familiar streets in your area. You may have to frequently pick up and deliver shipments from local warehouses and manoeuvre through tight streets as part of your regular routine.......... read more

4 Things To Do While Waiting for a Commercial Tow Truck

When you drive a commercial truck, you may feel like a king on the road. Your extra wheels give you excellent grip in the worst conditions, so you often plough through storms without a second thought. And you trust your company's mechanic completely, so you don't worry about broken parts or worn out brakes.......... read more

A History Of Tow Trucks

You probably don't appreciate heavy duty tow trucks until your commercial vehicle gets in an accident or breaks down on the road. You may feel frustrated, but not helpless, because you know a towing company can recover your vehicle and transport it to a repair shop......... read more

Don't Drive Your Truck If You See These 3 Warning Signs

When you haul freight across the country, you don't have a lot of time to waste. Your clients expect their shipment to arrive on time and in pristine condition. And for some loads, you have to drive well beyond the typical 8-hour work day to fulfil the order........ read more

5 Steps To Follow When Your Commercial Vehicle Breaks Down

When your livelihood is based on driving a truck or another heavy vehicle, you expect your vehicle to function for hours and even days at a time. Even if your truck has been properly maintained, it can still encounter problems that render it un-driveable. Possible problems include:..... read more

Everything You Need To Know About Towing

Most people probably don't often think about tow trucks until they need one. But after a collision on the highway or equipment failure on a job site, careful drivers will want to understand what tow trucks can offer.

We've compiled the most basic information about the how to call a tow truck to fix your vehicle or transport your heavy load. Keep these ideas in mind the next time you need a tow..... read more

Reasons To Hire A Towing Company

It's never fun when your car, truck or large work vehicle stops serving its purpose. Whether you're stuck in the middle of the outback or just 10 km from work, you can rely on towing services to come to the rescue, even if you drive a large specialty vehicle. Here are a few reasons why you may need to tow your vehicle.... read more

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