To better understand procedures, services, or have a basic understanding of how things operate, consumers generally have questions. Asking the professionals of the industry is a most optimal way of finding the most accurate answers. With this in mind we at Citywide Towing Service would like to list a compilation of frequently asked questions and answers to them in an effort to help people learn more about towing and roadside assistance.
Answers to Frequently Asked Towing Questions
Question: Is there more than one method of towing?
Answer: There are several in fact, they include flatbed tow, and there is also Wheel-lift tow, and Frame-lift tow that are all effective and ideal in their applications. Vehicles ranging from motorcycles, to classic vehicles, as well as large automobiles. To discuss our specific options, call Citywide Towing in Dallas, Texas for your toing options.
Question: How can the professional remember all overwhelmingly number of makes and model vehicles available, and the various different requirements needed when towing each vehicle?
Answer: To ensure safe towing, the standard equipment a tow truck driver possesses is designed to handle the manufacturer’s guidelines. With the various makes and models experienced experts comes efficiency. To make certain proper protocols are met, requests can be made, and the professional can consult with the manufacturer.
Question: Do tow truck drivers specifically require any training?
Answer: The drivers are tested and certified after they complete an advanced training programs and meet all the requirements. To refresh their knowledge and be introduced to the newest and latest techniques and technology, the tow truck drivers continue regular training.
Question: Are tow truck drivers required to acquire specialized licensing with DMV?
Answer: To have the certifications and clean driving records, are required for most company’s tow truck drivers, but no specialized licensing is necessary with DMV.
Question: Are custom lowered vehicles capable of being towed?
Answer: If necessary special accommodations, lowered vehicles can still be towed with the conventional methods, generally.
Question: Is a flatbed tow truck required if I have an “all-wheel-drive” vehicle?
Answer: There are additional methods of towing that are capable as well, but not necessary.
Question: With the drive wheels on the ground, are cars with automatic transmissions able to be towed?
Answer: With limited speed and distance it is possible, the situation should always be assessed, and the most optimal solution found.
Question: Are towing procedures hard on a vehicle?
Answer: Towing is safe as the vehicle is lifted by the tires and riding on its own suspension where it absorbs any bumps along the way.
Question: Why after an accident do professionals recommend the car to be towed to the tow yard?
Answer: You can avoid the eye sore of a disheveled vehicle outside your home along with the additional vehicles involved sooner to avoid the accruing charge as you wait for the insurance adjuster will come to inspect and the tow is billed to the insurance instead of you.