5 policies you should have at your tow truck business

There are numerous safety policies you can put in place at your tow truck business.

If you work in the towing world, you know how important it is to stay safe on the job. There are a lot of risks that towers face every day.

But there’s good news.

There are ways that you can improve safety at your tow truck business and minimize the risks that you and your drivers face. One thing you can do is create safety policies for your workplace. We’ll explain five different policies or protocols that will help you keep your drivers safe.

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How to avoid rear-end collisions (and save money on tow truck insurance)

Rear-end collisions can affect tow truck insurance rates.

When you drive a tow truck, rear-ending the car in front of you can often be more than just a fender-bender. Tow trucks are heavy, bulky, vehicles so they tend to cause more damage than your average passenger car. And lately, the costs of litigation for rear-end collisions has skyrocketed.

But it’s not only litigation that can cost your business big time.

What about your tow truck insurance rates?

We’ll explain why rear-end collisions are such a problem, the effect they have on the cost of tow truck insurance, and how to avoid rear-end collisions.

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Don’t make these 9 common tow truck insurance mistakes

A bill that would expand Alabama's move over law is currently under review.

Tow truck insurance can, admittedly, get a little complicated. There are a lot of things to know about tow truck insurance and a lot of different coverages out there for towing operations. Buying tow truck insurance can seem very overwhelming. There are a lot of questions and numbers and insurance vocabulary words being tossed around. To help you through the truck insurance buying process, we’ve put together a list of nine common mistakes people make when buying tow truck insurance.

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Avoid accidents caused by inadequate evasive action

Evasive action can help you avoid tow truck insurance claims.

As a tow truck driver, you need to be prepared for anything. Recognizing hazards and having the time to react to them is crucial. Inadequate evasive action can be a real issue because it basically means that the tow truck driver doesn’t act quickly enough to avoid a danger. This can cause a car accident and accidents mean tow truck insurance claims. We’ll explain what inadequate evasive action is and how you can avoid it.

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