Car Towing Quiz

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Car Towing Quiz
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There are several options for towing a car. Making the wrong decision could result in a damaged vehicle. Do you know how each one works? Which option is best for your towing needs? Test your car towing knowledge right now!
Tow bars are most effective for:
Manual cars
Automatic cars
Luxury cars
All cars
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Tow bars are most effective for manual cars. How Self-aligning Car-mounted Tow Bars Work

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What shape is a tow bar?
Square
Rectangle
Triangle
Octagon
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Typically, tow bars form the shape of a triangle.How Rigid A-frame Tow Bars Work

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When using a tow bar, how many wheel of the towed vehicle are on the ground?
None of the wheels
Two of the wheels
All of the wheels
Octagon
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A third option for towing a car is to flat tow -- a method where the towed car's four wheels are all touching the ground. Flat towing involves a tow bar, a tool that has several advantages to other types of towing. How Rigid A-frame Tow Bars Work

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Tow dollies are most effective for:
Rear-wheel drive vehicles
Front-wheel drive vehicles
Four-wheel drive vehicles
None of the above
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Tow dollies, which lift only the front wheels off the ground, can also be good choice. But these are most effective for front-wheel-drive cars since they lift the drive wheels off the ground. Car Towing Regulations

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What towing accessory allows you to tow a two-wheel drive vehicle?
A tow dollie
A trailer
All of the above
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Both tow dollies and trailer allow you to tow a two-wheel vehicle. How Tow Dollies Work

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Allowing a tow vehicle's driving wheel to remain on the ground can cause:
Transmission damage
Wheel damage
Body Damage
All of the above
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Allowing a tow vehicle's driving wheel to remain on the ground can cause transmission damage. Car Towing Regulations

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Safe towing methods include:
Two-wheel towing
Four-wheel towing
Dollie towing
All of the above
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There are many methods for safe towing. For example, two-wheel towing, four-wheel towing and dollie towing are all safe towing methods. What are my car towing options?

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Break-away brakes are:
Electronic safety systems
Manual safety systems
Hydraulic safety systems
None of the above
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Break-away brakes are electronic safety systems. Car Towing Regulations

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When do most states require you to have when car towing?
Break-away brakes
License plate lights
Safety Chains
All of the above
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Although laws vary from state to state when it comes to car towing, most laws require break-away brakes. Car Towing Regulations

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Car towing laws:
Vary from state to state
Are the same in all states
Are non-existent
None of the above
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Car towing laws vary from state to state. Car Towing Regulations

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