Wreakmaster towing course.
Photo KDG

The organization called Wreck master created to see the want of tow truck operators to be a trade is putting on a course behind the Merritt Desert in this week. Today they will flip a  semi tractor on its roof to prove to trainees the problems associated with large wrecks.

Some of those involved include Toms Towing of Merritt, Dons Towing of Kamloops, Clover Towing from Langley as well as about 10 others from about the province. with about 40 participants.

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