A Kernersville business, All Over Towing, lives up to its name after the winter storm. Since he arrived they have worked tirelessly to try to help.
FORSYTH COUNTY, NC – City and state crews worked all week before, during and after the winter storm across the Triad to ensure roads are safe.
They are not, however, the only ones. A Kernersville business, All Over Towing, lives up to its name after the winter storm. Since he arrived they have worked tirelessly to try to help as many people as possible.
With a little gas, a few chains and perseverance, All Over Towing helps people, everywhere in the Triad. When they pull out their heavy gear, you know things are freezing cold.
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“It happens on days like today or when someone is deep in the woods or in a lot of trouble,” William Angel said.
Angel said they started Sunday morning around 6:00 a.m. and had been going full steam ahead ever since with little time for breaks.
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“From the next call, every time you stop to refuel, every time you wait for someone to come help you, those are about the only breaks,” Angel said.
When people get stuck, Angel shows up.
“Everyone hits the road trying to get somewhere and the more people that go out the busier we get,” Angel said. “The more people that get out, the more hectic it gets on the freeways. It just takes a lot of us to keep the roads clear and to keep them where everyone can get to work, home, church or wherever they need to go safely.”
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Even though there’s no trade like the snow trade, Angel says it’s not always about the money.
“You just want to go out and help people,” Angel said. “I guarantee that for every one we get paid for, we do two for free just to get people off the road and where they need to go. There’s nothing better than someone coming to you and thanking you for getting out of your way.”
Angel plans to be busy for the rest of the week.
As for roads in Forsyth County, DOT officials said their crews will be working to clear roads through Wednesday.
The City of Winston-Salem is working on major and minor roads through Monday night. Their 7:00 p.m. shift focuses on major roads that are freezing due to melting ice and will dirty and clear collector roads. They expect many of their treated areas to refreeze. The city is warning people of dangerous driving conditions for Tuesday morning.