Breaking down is never fun and it always happens when you least expect it or want it to. With the many options for recovery services these days, people who drive cars have more than enough options to get them seen to and back out on the road again. But what about the may lorries and trucks that are up and down our nation's roads day and night? How do these massive machines cope if a breakdown happens and who is big enough to rescue them? That is where heavy recovery comes in.
There is a Vehicle Excise and Registration Act from 1994 which defines a recovery vehicle as “a vehicle which is constructed or permanently adapted primarily for any one of more of the purposes of lifting, towing and transporting a disable vehicle”. That means that a recovery vehicle can be anything from a van to a heavy recovery vehicle with a flatbed with ramps and a winch. The ones that we are interested in, heavy recovery vehicles, are monster machines that are purpose built to lift and tow heavy loads from buses to lorry trailers and depending on the type of heavy recovery you need there is a machine for the job. For example, if you are providing heavy recovery in busy city and town centres where there is an abundance of public transport, you are bound to come across the odd broken down bus. For those heavy recovery jobs an 18 tonne, 4 by 2 with an under-lift arm would be great for retrieving those stranded buses and getting them back to their depots. If you are providing heavy recovery up on the hills in the depths of winter then something with a bit more pull would be better suited. For a heavy recovery in those circumstances then a 25-tonne capacity rotating lifting boom mounted on a 8 by 4 chassis would be what you needed in that situation.
It is all good and well talking facts and figures about how useful and reliable these heavy recovery vehicles are but if you are running a business that uses and relies on heavy vehicles then you want to know where you can find the best heavy recovery that is reliable and will give you peace of mind. That is where KRS Dumfries come in. KRS Dumfries are a family run business that has been operating a workshop and full recovery service in the south west of Scotland. They are ready and equipped to dela with any eventuality from motorcycles, vans and cars to heavy recovery for 60-foot artic lorries. As part of their heavy recovery, they will make sure that your vehicle gets where it needs to be so you can get it fixed and back on the road. They will also make sure that you have transport to get where you need to be with their crew cab transporter vehicle. To take the stress out of heavy recovery and for competitive rates and great customer contact KRS Dumfries today.