Seatbelts: Why you need to wear one every time you drive your tow truck

Seatbelts save lives and keep drivers safe.

Wearing a seatbelt is one of the best ways to stay safe while driving. Tow truck drivers, though they drive a vehicle that’s high off the ground and seems rather indestructible, also need to wear their seatbelts. Sure, a tow truck might win a fight against a teensy little sedan or SUV, but a tow truck driver can still be seriously injured if they’re not wearing their seatbelt. Buckling up is also the law.

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When should I file an insurance claim on one of my tow trucks?

Reporting a claim for your tow trucks could make your insurance rates go up.

To claim or not to claim, that is the question. If you drive tow trucks for a living, you’ve seen your fair share of crazy situations. At this point, you’re pretty convinced that you’ve seen everything that life can throw at you. Anything can happen when you’re in charge of transporting broken cars to where they need to go.

Anything includes, well, anything. Frustrating things that leave your tow truck damaged might leave you asking if the universe is out to get you. To fix the problem, you might be tempted to claim it on your insurance.

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