A large amount of power is required to make your car lights shine brightly. Eventually, a weak battery can have trouble producing the necessary current, causing the bulbs to dim. Perhaps it is time to replace your old car battery if you can hardly see it at night. If your battery runs low, you may need to get a jump, which is an advantage of using an emergency towing service.
You should be able to start the car as soon as you turn the key. A bit of sputtering ahead might indicate too little power being delivered to the engine. It is possible that a faulty starter or damaged alternator is to blame if swapping out the older battery does not resolve the problem.
Some engines may not be able to ignite the spark when they click audibly when not running. For the vehicle to start, you can jump-start the battery. In the meantime, you will need a towing service if you do not replace the battery.
It is common for batteries to fail due to corrosion. The loosening of the battery casing results in leakage of the internal acid around the terminals. As a result, they develop thick coatings that prevent them from connecting between the engine and battery, resulting in a power drain. Perform an inspection at least once a year to see if this issue is developing.