7 best practices for running a towing business

It's a good idea to make safety a priority at your towing business.

Towing is not an easy industry to be in. You’ve got to have a lot of determination, a high work ethic, a positive attitude, and a spirit of being helpful. If you’re running a towing operation, you’ve got a lot on your plate. Between maintaining your vehicles, managing your drivers, and running the business side of things, the days are packed. But we’ve got a few best practices to help you with managing your towing business smoothly and efficiently.

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How to get great online reviews for your towing business

Getting great online reviews can help you grow your towing business.

Online reviews are more than just words on a screen. For small businesses – and businesses that provide a service in particular – online reviews can be a real strategy for growing your business and attracting customers. That means that reviews can help you get more business.

How?

Reviews help people make their buying decisions. Consumers look online and check out what other people have to say about a business or its products. If the reviews are favorable, they might give the business a chance. If they’re not…you get where we’re going. Anyways, we’ve got a few tips to help you score some great online reviews for your business.

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10 tips for summer tow truck driving

Summer comes with a few dangers that you need to be aware of as a tow truck driver.

Whether you’re a fan of warm weather or you prefer to stay inside where it’s air-conditioned, you can’t deny that summer is upon us. Sure, the official start of summer isn’t until June, but the temperature is soaring and the sun is blazing. And for tow truck drivers, the change in season means a new set of risks to look out for – roadwork, traffic, weather, sunlight, and heat, to name a few. So, how can a tow truck driver prepare for the new hazards and risks?

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How to keep your tow truck insurance renewal from skyrocketing

Your renewal can be higher if you've had late payments.

Ah, the joys of paying bills. You’ve got a lot of expenses to juggle as the owner of a towing business, but your tow truck insurance payment is one that you can’t drop. You’ve got a lot on your plate with making sure your business is running smoothly, and sometimes things happen and insurance falls by the wayside. But there may be consequences for paying your insurance bill late – it’s not exactly like returning a library book past its due date and having to pay the dime-a-day late fee. Your insurance renewal could go up. We’ll explain why it’s so important to pay your bill on-time.

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7 simple tips for hiring tow truck drivers for your business

It's important to find the right people for the job when you're hiring tow truck drivers.

When you’re hiring new tow truck drivers, it’s important to find the right people. The driver has to be a good fit for your business so that everyone’s happy – you included. If you don’t hire the right people for the job, your team might not be the amazing group of drivers that you were hoping for. But that’s the question – how do you hire “the right people” to drive for your business? We’ve got a few things for you to keep in mind when you’re hiring tow truck drivers.

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