If you have a towing business, it’s important to take care of your trucks. They’re kind of a vital part of your business, after all. One way to take care of your tow trucks is to have preventive maintenance, which means you’re catching problems before they become major problems. Anyways, since preventive maintenance is so important, we’ll go over a few things you should know about it.
Month: October 2019
October 28 is National First Responders Day
There is a very important day coming up in late October, and it’s a day that’s significant to tow truck operators. October 28th is National First Responders Day. It’s a day to recognize and appreciate the brave men and women who take care of others during emergencies, oftentimes putting their own lives at risk as they work to protect others, provide medical care, and save lives. It’s an opportunity to say “thank you” to those who have chosen to work in fields where they’re on the front lines when emergencies happen.
How to manage the finances of your towing business
Finances can be complicated, but it’s an essential part of running any business. Towing is a fast-paced world, and you and your drivers are probably always on the go, juggling calls from clients and taking care of the tow trucks. It’s completely understandable that finances might have ended up farther down on the to-do list than you intended. But it’s important to be organized and detailed when it comes to your business finances. We’ve got a few tips to help.
6 tips for saving money while running your towing business
If you’ve got a towing business, you know you’re in a tough industry. Not to mention an expensive one. Tow trucks and tow gear are not cheap. So, how does a tow business owner save money while running a successful business? It would be helpful to have some practical, money-saving tips that are actionable and practical, right? Here are 7 ways you can save money while running your tow business.
Federal government to scrutinize Move Over laws to effect change
It’s well-known within the towing industry that the roadside can be a hazardous place to work. It’s sorrowing and difficult to think about the many lives that are lost as tow truck drivers are simply doing their jobs, and the story happens far too often – a tow operator is working on a disabled vehicle when an out-of-control car strikes them. Following the deaths of three Illinois State Police officers, Illinois decided to take action. Illinois Senators Tammy Duckworth and Richard Durbin asked the Government Accountability Office to look into Move Over Laws and create some recommendations.