Hell on the Highway

  • 2012
  • TV Show
  • None

A documentary series following tow-truck drivers who work on California's treacherous Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains.

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Running on Empty Season 1, Episode 8 Jan 16, 2013 $1.99

Winter is coming to a close in the Sierra Nevada Mountains, but a late-season storm has Becky of Dependable Towing rushing to the scene of a serious car accident. The driver spun out of control and plunged down a ravine. Over at Nyack Towing, owner Craig Sutton is locked in a race with employee Sam Jackson to see who can make the most money in the next 24 hours.

Hell Freezes Over Season 1, Episode 7 Jan 9, 2013 $1.99

A violent blizzard slams Donner Summit, and severe conditions mean a gold mine for tow truck companies. In this episode, Brandon of Sierra Towing spots a vehicle in trouble, but when he parks his truck to help the driver stranded in the middle of the highway, the truck gets sideswiped by another driver.

Hell Hath Snow Fury Season 1, Episode 6 Jan 2, 2013 $1.99

It's the holy grail of towing an enormous blizzard swallows the roadways with a thick layer of wet snow on Donner Summit in northern California. The sudden, deadly conditions force the highway patrol to declare an emergency code thirteen, asking all local tow companies to clear disabled vehicles off the roads, whether the driver wants a tow or not.

The Dead Zone Season 1, Episode 5 Dec 12, 2012 $1.99

The brutal winter continues in the Sierra Nevadas as tow truckers in the region rescue drivers from the mountains' icy roads. But Sam of Nyack Towing won't complain about the weather and is hell-bent on getting more jobs.

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Hell on the Highway Season 1
Every year, millions travel America's coast to coast artery: Interstate 80. And at the peak of I-80 lies a frightening, storm-driven stretch of terror (more…)

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Fri Jun 2 10:00am
Do or Die(Season 1, Episode 1) NGC

A young driver's pickup truck falls down a steep incline and crashes into a tree in the premiere of this documentary series following tow-truck drivers who work on California's treacherous Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains. Also: A rig carrying ha (more…)

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Fri Jun 2 11:00am
A Cold Day in Hell(Season 1, Episode 2) NGC

The first snowstorm of the season causes problems along the Donner Pass. Included: an accident leaves a rig sprawled across the highway; a tow-truck driver is almost severely injured while trying to clear a jackknifed truck; another towing employee tries t (more…)

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Fri Jun 2 12:00pm
Highway Heroes(Season 1, Episode 3) NGC

A driver crashes into a tree near a frozen river during the worst snowstorm of the season.

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  • Premiered: November 14, 2012
  • Rating: None
  • Premise: A documentary series following tow-truck drivers who work on California's treacherous Donner Pass in the Sierra Nevada mountains. (more)

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