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and wireless remote controls any tow vehicle can safely be put into the load position and ready to attach from inside the cab of the truck without placing the operator into harms way. Remote control isn’t just for load and go situations. They allow for an extra measure of control and safety with all types of recovery operations. Modern heavy wreckers and rotators are equipped with excellent wireless controls with advanced features such as proportional control, user programmable sensitivity and even data displays on the remote to show the operator what their truck is doing when they are not right next to it! Some of the best features I have experienced in my field use include the ability to adjust the remote to my own touch since I tend to have a heavy hand on the controls. This allows me to slow things down and have precision when needed. Other great features include being able to “hot swap”

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