Tow truck drivers put a lot of time and effort into their business, and we know that that same passion can go into spicing up their rig. Decorating or even wrapping a tow truck may seem like a big way to spend your company’s funds, but it can actually be a great way to market your services and make your fleet memorable. That’s why we’ve taken on the task of finding the Top 10 Coolest Rigs on the Road. Our entries and votes are in from Facebook and Reddit. So, now it’s time to find out which tow truck company rules the road in style.
Top 10 coolest rigs on the road
10. Barrett’s Automotive & Wrecker Service – Murfreesboro, TN
This 2015 Peterbilt 337 rollback starts our list in the number ten position, but that doesn’t mean there’s any less power behind this rolling wrecker. Plus, with operator Anthony Blackwell driving this pristine flatbed every day, you can be sure that he’ll take just as much care to make sure you get where you need to go. Barrett’s Automotive and Wrecker Service offers dependable towing, roadside assistance, parking enforcement, and recovery services throughout the Murfreesboro, TN area. With rigs like this, you know that your vehicle will stay safe, sound, and in stylish surroundings on the road. Check them out!
- Barrett’s Automotive & Wrecker Service
Thanks to Anthony Blackwell for the submission!
9. Ready Built Tow Trucks – Kansas City, MO
You can tell this number 9 pick is ready to do some heavy-duty lifting no matter what comes whirling your way in Kansas City. Check out this good-looking wrecker submitted by Jack Hart from Facebook!
8. ANA Towing – New Jersey
Coming in at number 8 on our list is James Hickaman’s 2018 Ford F750 with ANA Towing & Recovery. With locations in Egg Harbor, Southampton, Somers Point, and Cape May, you can rest assured that operators like Hickman are ready with durable wreckers to come to your roadside rescue all throughout Atlantic, Cape May, Mercer Burlington, and Camden counties. This particular rig also sports a 16-ton Jerr-Dan back for extra power where it matters. If your AAA membership or other organization sends ANA’s Towing your way, you can breathe easy knowing you’re in good hands for local & long-distance towing, tire changes, jumpstarts, and pop-lock services. Take a look!
- ANA Towing & Recovery
Thanks to James Hickman for the submission!
7. Crawley’s “Lil Pete” – Sugarland, TX
This 2011 Peterbilt 330 tow truck from Crawley’s Towing and Recovery Services takes our list at number 7. This driver really took the time to put in great handiwork with these hand-painted, jagged streaks coming from the grill, drawing your eye to their tough-looking logo. Plus, we appreciate the splash of fun Crawley’s had including everyone’s favorite tow truck, Mater, from Pixar’s Cars. With the detail that went into making this truck look this good, you know that you’ll be in good, understanding hands if you call for Crawley’s for your towing and transport needs around the Sugarland, Houston, and Bellaire, Texas areas.
- Crawley’s Towing & Recovery
Thanks to Joe Crawley for the submission!
6. Wes Kochel Inc – Chicago, IL
If you see this 2007 Pete with a Century 1075 coming your way in the Chicago area, you’d best believe that you’re going to get a towing expert as bright and brilliant as the red on his truck. This heavy-duty tow truck perfects a balance of attention-grabbing and detail-oriented design with its white cabin wisps. So, you can rest assured that you’ll get the same attention to detail for your heavy-duty, medium-duty, light-duty, and incident management towing needs. The company itself prides itself on being a family-owned business and offering exceptional customer service for the past 50 years. So, click below and see just what Wes Kochel Inc has to offer!
- Wes Kochel Inc.
Thanks to Wes Kochel for the submission!
Coming in at number 5 on our list is Nate MacDonald’s flatbed submitted through Facebook! With the orange-checkered racing stripes on the side of this cleanly kept truck, you can rest assured that Nate and his wrecker will get you anywhere you need to go!
4. Zore’s Towing – Central Indiana
Coming down to the wire, the number 4 pick for the coolest rig on the road comes from Zore’s Towing. The business may be based out of the big city of Indianapolis, but they’ve been family-owned and operated for the past 90 years. So, you know that they’ll offer you down-to-earth services for the best prices in the area. Zore’s offers wrecker services for almost anything you can think of, from auto transfer, salvaging, metal recycling, light to heavy-duty towing needs, and more! Check out their full survey of services by clicking on the link below!
- Zore’s Inc.
Thanks Kurt W. Knecht for the submission!
3. Howard’s Wrecker Service & Body Shop – Atlanta, GA
Our top 3 position for coolest rigs goes to Howard’s Wrecker Service based out of Smyrna, Georgia. This driver has added some sweet Southern flair to this rig with blue stripes which add a striking appearance to this roadside rescue vehicle. Located in the small town of Smyrna, Howard’s has a hometown feel for the hustle and bustle of the big city. So, if you want a Southern touch for your recovery, collision repairs, heavy-duty towing, impound needs and more, stop by Howard’s Wrecker Service & Body Shop for a reputable repair.
- Howard’s Wrecker Service & Body Shop
Thank to Matthew Carter for the submission!
2. PJ’s Towing – Lansing, MI
Our silver medal winner for Coolest Rig on the Road goes to P.J.’s Towing in Lansing, Michigan. This company’s air for flair is only matched by their towing expertise. The intricate design on this 1994 Freightliner FL 120 has been integrated with the P.J.’s Towing logo, and makes for a stunning sight as it makes its way down the road. The photo submitted for this contest doesn’t even begin to explain the cool design choices of P.J.’s various rigs from their flatbeds to their rollbacks, wheel lifts and more. To top it off, they offer a variety of services from towing to tire changes to winchouts to jumpstarts at a flat, affordable rate. So, if you’re in the Lansing/Grand Ledge area, be sure to call on P.J.’s Towing for an uplifting lift!
- P.J.’s Towing
Thanks to P.J. Daly for the submission!
1. CTS Towing – Glasgow, KY
This is the moment we’ve all been waiting for. The number one pick for 2019’s Coolest Rigs on the Road contest is this heavy-duty rig from CTS Towing in Glasgow, Kentucky! Who wouldn’t want this beauty of a wrecker rounding the corner to come to their rescue? CTS offers towing for almost every type of roadside assistance occasion, though their specialty is heavy-duty towing. Their friendly operators also offer towing for light & medium-duty jobs, RV towing, 24/7 lock-out assistance and much more! Check out just how much these sleek trucks can take and how quickly their drivers can come to your aid and send you on your way.
- CTS Towing
Thanks to Clifton Albert Parsley for the submission!
Thanks for riding along on our journey in finding the Top 10 Coolest Rigs on the Road. If you’ve got a really cool wrecker and a design that you need to insure, just give our tow truck insurance specialists a call, fill out our easy online form, or LiveChat with one of our agents today!