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Synonyms for tow truck

a truck equipped to hoist and pull wrecked cars (or to remove cars from no-parking zones)

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That can work out fine - a breakdown truck may happen to pass by - but it can also mean you're caught out.
His van broke down en route and he had to load himself and his bikes into Max Dilger's vehicle while his mechanic awaited the arrival of a breakdown truck.
I still occasionally make models with Meccano, the current one being a 1930s-style breakdown truck powered by a modified Ford Escort windscreen wiper motor.
Then a breakdown truck from a local garage arrived on the scene to help the rescue effort, but the ropes kept snapping and the truck too became a victim of the sand.
The battered hearse is loaded onto the back of a breakdown truck after the horses bolted Picture: GAVIN TRAFFORD
The breakdown truck, a converted single decker bus from the 1930s, would then have gently pulled forward to right the bus, which has not got a broken window.
A breakdown truck then slid back into all three men, crushing them between the vehicles.
00 am when a breakdown truck from a Chinese oil company was brought to the scene to do the work.
He's hoping his 4th book, Massive Profits From Your Business, will figuratively be the breakdown truck that can help businesses get off the bridge to nowhere and move on to greater success and profits.
Mrs Noakes called for help - and within a minute a breakdown truck with the ambulance on the back arrived at her doorstep.
A resigned Michael Schumacher watches his Ferrari being lifted onto a breakdown truck in free practice yesterday
A PICTURE of a toy car strapped on the back of a breakdown truck on the M77 gave our online readers a good chuckle yesterday.
That's according to Peter Marshall of Honley Civic Society: "It was a proper garage in the old sense, with an AA approved breakdown truck which was available day and night, and servicing facilities, as well as selling petrol.
Truck gets stuck A breakdown truck on a rescue mission near Spalding in Lincolnshire got stuck in mud, forcing its driver to call out another breakdown truck.
Fire crews were first called out to North Road in Cardiff, by the junction of Boulevards De Nantes, at 4am after a breakdown truck went into the back of a lorry.