If you’ve got a towing business and you’re in charge of managing it, it’s only normal to feel overwhelmed by everything. You might be feeling exhausted, or stressed, or unhappy about going to work. Maybe you even dread it. You have a lot on your plate, and since you’re the head of the business you might feel like you can’t escape from the constant demands and crises that you have to address. In short, you feel like you’re experiencing a bit of burnout. That can be a really rough place to be, but here are some tips to help you through it.
If you’re the fearless leader of a tow truck business, you’re kind of the head of the workplace morale committee. You’re in charge of helping your drivers, dispatchers, and teammates stay in good spirits. Workplace morale is important. Should your team be feeling a bit blue, here are some tips. (We’ll also talk about what workplace morale is and why it’s such a big deal.
So, you’re pretty convinced that you want to go into towing. It seems like a cool job, and maybe you’re interested in working with cars and helping people at the same time. All of that is fine and good, but towing is a unique world and it takes a certain type of person. Here are a few questions to ask yourself if you’re considering venturing into the towing world.
If you have a tow truck business or you’re planning on starting a towing business, you might be wondering about the federal regulations you need to adhere to. It’s important to be following the appropriate regulations. One question that might have crossed your mind is what operating authority is. That sounds intimidating, right? The FMCSA is the government agency responsible for overseeing commercial motor vehicles and safety, and you might be wondering if your tow truck business needs operating authority. We’ll explain what operating authority is and which kind of truck businesses need it.