When working on your farm during dry weather, the chances of heavy farm equipment being stuck are close to zero. However, the same cannot be said when working the farm during wet months. The wet conditions make it difficult to control your agricultural machinery. Since the possibility of being stuck on the farm is real, it is critical to prepare yourself adequately for towing services. Even if you have the appropriate equipment to haul your stuck tractor, you still need to carry out the exercise in a safe manner.
If you regularly drive your car at night or if you intend to take a long road trip which will require you to travel overnight, it's important to ensure that you are properly prepared for a night-time breakdown, so that this experience is as simple and stress-free as possible.
Pack the right supplies
There are a number of risks associated with breaking down at night. For example, even in hot climates, temperatures tend to drop quite low after sun set.
There are a number of risks associated with roadside breakdowns. Here are two tips for staying safe until the tow truck arrives.
Make sure that other road users can see your vehicle
If your car breaks down on the roadside, you may need to wait at least 20 minutes or so (if not longer) for your towing service to arrive. During that time, there is a danger that your car might be hit by an approaching vehicle.