Whether alone, late at night, during rush hour traffic or while traveling with your whole family, no one ever expects (or wants) to have their vehicle break down and leave them stranded on the side of the road. While this is sometimes inevitable, the best thing you can do is to be proactive in the event that you need a tow. Selecting a 24 hour tow truck service is easy; just make sure the 24 hour tow truck service you add to your contact list meets these qualifications:
While you can certainly call your neighbor to come pick you up and push your broken-down vehicle home, if your vehicle gets damaged in the process, will your neighbor be able to cover the cost of that damage? By choosing a tow truck service that has secured all the required paperwork and credentials to tow vehicles safely, you will save yourself from additional costs, should unexpected new challenges occur during the tow.
Yes, there are lots of established and dependable companies that operate without being a member of the BBB, but finding a service that is a member adds an unspoken level of integrity to their company’s credentials. Not all companies who apply to the BBB are automatically accepted. By becoming a member, the tow truck service is affirming to the industry and its customers that it agrees to operate at all the high level of standards set forth by the BBB.
While it might be interesting to find out that a tow service also happens to do roofing and build decks, that’s not what you want–or need. You want a professional towing service that:
If they advertise they are available 24-hours a day, you want them to answer their phones and be available to help you 24/7.