ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) – After many chain reaction wrecks, Sudden Impact Towing and Recovery,
wanted to find a safer way to not have roads shut down.
“The time that we have the highway shut down the more risk that people are for what we call a slinky affect. Which is wreck, after wreck, after wreck,” said James Hanks, General Manager Sudden Impact Towing And Recovery.
The longer they have the roads shutdown, the more dangerous it is for everyone.
“Safety for our friends and our family that work here and the safety for the people that are traveling up and down the highway,” said Hanks.
They found a solution to be able to work on clearing roads faster, Abilene’s first Rotator.
“A rotator is basically a mobile crane with the functions of having a multi-positioning of second wenches,” said Hanks.
Helping them improve in safety and time.
“Would have taken two and a half hours to do with conventional wreckers plus a lot of moving around and multiple lane shut downs. To where we were able to actually demonstrate what a two truck accident would be in a matter of probably in a matter of thirty minutes to clear a highway,” said Hanks.
Allowing them be able to work on the wreck while keeping the highways clear for travel.
“A Rotator can do a job and not close a single lane of traffic,” said Hanks.