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Scrap King Auto Wrecking & Towing is a BCAA certified roadside assistance service provider serving Salmo and Creston regions since 1997. Since our inception, we have come across all sorts of towing situations and have closely worked with used car parts. We believe that it is our responsibility to keep you updated with the latest news about towing and help you acquire a basic understanding of used auto parts. If this sounds interesting to you, then our blog can enrich you further with meaningful insights. Contact us today for more information!

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    5 Advantages of Buying Used Auto Parts

    Over 80 percent of Canadians own a car, meaning there's a high demand for automobile replacement parts and repair services. While plenty of vendors offer auto parts, many are starting to look into the benefits of used auto parts.

    But why should you opt for used parts over new vehicle parts? What are the upsides of buying used car parts? That's what we're here to look at today. Read on to find out more about the five advantages of buying used auto parts.


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    5 Reasons to Recycle Your Old Car

    The average lifespan of a car in Canada is 15 years

    If you have an old car, you may wonder what to do with it. Taking it to the landfill may be your first thought, but there's a much better alternative.

    Over 27 million cars outlive their useful lifespan every year. They're the most recycled consumer product in the world, producing over 25 million tons of reusable material. 

    Read on for 5 convincing reasons to recycle a junk car.


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    5 Driving Safety Tips for Every Season

    For most of us, we would be lost without our car. Whether it is getting to work, running errands, taking the kids to soccer practice, or travelling on vacation, we spend a lot of time behind the wheel.

    However, the longer we are behind the wheel, the chances of us getting into an accident go up too. Fortunately, many of the causes of car accidents can be prevented by following driver safety tips. 

    Yes, safe driving can help us avoid being included in the 160,000 car accidents that happen in Canada each year. For that reason, we have put together some of the best driving safety tips that will ensure your safety on the road.


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    Why You Need Professional Licensed Towing Services

    Do you have a towing company number on your emergency contact list? Perhaps you think you don’t need one, but car breakdowns often strike when least expected.

    Imagine a dead battery while driving to a medical appointment. Or maybe a car breakdown at night on a lonely country road—scary, isn't it? In these situations, you need reputable towing services to come to your aid.

    Reaching out to inexperienced or unlicensed companies for help will only aggravate the situation, especially in an emergency. You need a towing company you can trust for swift roadside assistance anytime, anywhere.

    Here are some of the key reasons why you need a professional licensed towing company for emergencies and assistance in any roadside situation.


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Scrap King Auto Wrecking & Towing Ltd.

Head Office:
1660 Airport Road, Salmo, BC V0G 1Z0
Toll Free: 1-888-357-2091
Phone: 250-357-2091


211 Collis St., Creston, BC V0B 1G6
Toll Free: 1-888-357-2091
Phone: 250 428-2323

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