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City Wide Towing acquires Capital Towing

By | October 10th, 2017|Categories: News|

Capital Towing strengthens City Wide Towing’s presence in Edmonton and across Western Canada. CALGARY, AB – September 29, 2017 - City Wide Towing & Recovery Service Ltd. ("City Wide" or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired most of the assets of Capital Towing and Recovery Inc. (“Capital Towing”).  Founded in 2012, Capital Towing [...]

Prevent Flat Tires By Keeping An Eye On These Things

By | August 15th, 2017|Categories: Car Care, News|

Preventing A Flat Tire & The Need For Car Towing Services If you've ever had a flat tire you know it's a total bummer. It's one of the most common mishaps that occur on the road, sometimes leaving you completely helpless and needing car towing services. Your safety is also put at risk when dealing with a flat [...]

Preventative Car Maintenance That Can Help You Avoid an Accident

By | May 2nd, 2017|Categories: Car Care, News|

Preventative maintenance is an effective way to ensure your vehicle is running well on the road. Down the line, it will also save you tons of money on repairs and keep your car as safe as possible, helping you to avoid accidents (and the need for towing!) while driving. Here are some of the best preventative measures [...]

Signs Your Car is Headed for a Breakdown

By | April 18th, 2017|Categories: Car Care, News|

At City Wide Towing, we’re used to getting emergency calls from drivers with vehicles that have broken down on the side of the road without warning. Not only can this experience be frightening and aggravating, it can also result in costly repairs. Most drivers don’t recognize the signs of auto failure, which leads to sudden accidents [...]

City Wide Towing Acquires Key Towing

By | March 21st, 2017|Categories: News|

Transaction expands City Wide’s towing company presence into Central Alberta and creates one of Western Canada’s largest towing companies. CALGARY, AB – March 20, 2017 - City Wide Towing & Recovery Service Ltd. ("City Wide" or the “Towing Company”) is pleased to announce that it has acquired the assets of Key Towing & Storage (Alberta) Ltd. [...]

Spring Driving Hazards and How To Avoid Them

By | March 8th, 2017|Categories: News|

Spring is just around the corner, which means all the snow and ice that has been covering the roads for the past few months will be starting to melt away. This is good news for drivers—spring conditions are usually much more favourable for safe and pleasant driving. Just because the slush is cleared, however, doesn’t mean [...]

Tips For First Time Drivers On The Road

By | February 22nd, 2017|Categories: News|

Being a new driver can be intimidating, especially during the winter when weather conditions are unpredictable and make the roads much more difficult to navigate. Many first time drivers get into accidents because they are unprepared for what to expect when getting behind the wheel. Here are a few tips and tricks for first time drivers [...]

How To Avoid Fatigue On The Road

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: News|

If you have to drive long distances for your job (any truck drivers out there?), you’re probably familiar with the problem of fatigue on the road. It can be hard to keep yourself awake and alert after a long time on the road, especially if you’re driving at night. Needless to say, falling asleep at the [...]

Why Is My Car Overheating?

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: Car Care, News|

An overheated car is more than just a nuisance - it can also cause serious damage to you, your vehicle, and any passengers you may have with you. If you see smoke or smell a burning odor coming from your vehicle, you need to act fast - pull over immediately and have your car towed to [...]

How to Spot a Bad Towing Company

By | November 16th, 2016|Categories: News|

If you’ve ever been in a car accident or had your vehicle break down in the middle of the road, you know how difficult it can be to find a towing company in an emergency situation. If you’ve never had such a misfortune – you’re lucky (especially with the prevalence of Pokémon GO these days). But [...]

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