Two tow-truck drivers compete for jobs, but the winter weather makes conditions dangerous; a driver struggles to move on after a coworker's death; a driver recalls her son's fatal motorcycle accident as she tries to rescue another biker who fell down a 400-foot drop by the side of the freeway.
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 to steal a truck while his own vehicle is being repaired.
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 hay topples into a ditch; an SUV flips over after hitting a patch of black ice.