Tow truck insurance might not be your favorite thing in the world. So, you might not be too thrilled about reading the many, many…many pages that your insurance agent sent you. It’s a paperweight – and it’s also your insurance policy. You might be tempted to shove it in a drawer somewhere and forget about it. But we’re going to give you a few reasons to dust it off and read every word.
If you have an auto shop and tow trucks, you might wonder how to go about getting insurance. How do you insure both the shop and the vehicles? It sounds complicated. You’ve got a lot on your plate when it comes to running the shop and managing the tow trucks. That’s why it’s so important to get the right coverage for your business – so that you can rest easy knowing that your shop is covered. Which brings us back to the question of how do you insure a business that has both an auto shop and tow trucks? We can help with that.
Towing can be a lot of problem-solving. Sometimes figuring out how to tow a certain car (or get a certain car out of an impossible, physics-defying situation) can be difficult. So, what’s a tow truck driver to do when confronted with a car that they’re not sure how to tow? Turn to the wealth of knowledge on smartphones, of course, to help the problem-solving process along. We’ve got three places you can look if you need towing instructions for a car that you’ve never encountered before.
For the safety of the driver and others on the road, a disabled vehicle must get off the road as soon as possible. The usual course of action is to contact a towing service close to the scene of the accident or breakdown to bring the vehicle to a mechanic’s shop or a junkyard if it’s not salvageable. Below are brief descriptions of the most common types of commercial tow trucks and the types of jobs companies use them for the most.