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Getting A Truck out of Mud

A truck is the vehicle of choice for most motorists when they are camping, off-roading or exploring the countryside and want the added traction of four-wheel-drive. There are times, however, when even a truck can get stuck in the mud.

Getting a truck out of mud3When you find your truck is stuck in the mud with no help in sight, there are a few things you can do to get yourself unstuck. Your options include:

  • Use the Rock-It-Out technique – No, we are not suggesting a musical solution. Rocking out your vehicle, in this instance, simply means to move it forward and backward alternately until you are out of the mud. If your tires spin without moving the vehicle, try turning the tires from side to side to get more traction.
  • Try to add some traction – Because mud is sticky and slippery, increasing the traction beneath your tires by adding limbs, rocks, or twigs may help. Some truck owners have been known to use their vehicle’s floor mats to escape a muddy mess. You can also reduce the air pressure in your tires for added traction.
  • Have a winch on hand at all times – If you enjoy roughing it with your truck, installing a winch may be a wise move. When you are stuck in mud, simply attach your winch to something solid, like a large tree or post, and winch your way out of this dilemma.
  • Have a reliable towing company on speed dial – When you cannot dislodge your truck from the mud despite your best efforts, having a reliable towing company like Euless Wrecker on speed dial is your best option.

Enjoying the great outdoors in North Texas opens up the possibility of getting your vehicle stuck in the mud. When that happens, your best option is to contact Euless Wrecker. We are a reliable towing service that also offers vehicle recovery and equipment transport needs to our clients.

We also offer roadside assistance for those who accidentally leave their keys in locked cars, have a flat and don’t know how to change tires, and those who need jumpstart assistance. Put our number on speed dial so you can contact us at any time when you need us. Our number is 817-857-6344.