To get a better understanding of the basic fundamentals, services, and procedures, quite a few consumers will have their questions, no matter the industry. When you need answers to the questions, there is no better source than from the professionals themselves. Answering a handful of the most commonly asked questions regarding towing services is what we at Highway 30 Towing would like to answer today.
What Do I Need to Know Before Towing?
Question: What are the towing options?
Answer: There are several methods of towing. Among the most commonly used methods include flatbed tow, wheel-lift tow, and frame-lift towing methods. No matter if your motorcycle, classic or vintage vehicle needs towing, or even your motorcycle, there is an optimal method for each circumstance.
Question: How do professionals remember all the ways to tow the specifics of many so different makes, models, and year vehicles?
Answer: In order to ensure safe towing, the standard equipment a tow truck driver possesses is designed to accommodate most vehicle and is in accordance with the manufacturer’s guidelines are met. When it comes to dealing with the various makes and professionals understand the needs, experience comes proficiency. Professionals can contact the manufacturers for proper protocols if in the event a have a unique circumstance present itself.
Question: During the towing process, can vehicle become damaged?
Answer: A vehicle does not typically get damaged by efficient towing experts. With flatbed towing options, the vehicle is securely fastened to the platform and others will leave two wheels riding on its own suspension to absorb the bumps along the way.
Question: Why should my vehicle be towed to the tow yard following an accident instead of to my home?
Answer: The tow and accruing charges as it sits in the yard is the insurance company’s obligation to pay and leaving it in the tow yard tends to motivate them to get to the vehicle faster to avoid late charges. Also, you can avoid the jumbled heap bringing down your home’s aesthetic by keeping it at the tow yard.
Question: Do tow truck drivers require specialized training?
Answer: Participating in advanced training programs is mandated to tow truck professionals. After they finish their required hours, they are subject to testing and certification. To maintain their expertise and learn modernized techniques and equipment, professional drivers continue their education, in addition to their special certification training.
Question: For towing needs, is my all-wheel-drive vehicle required to use a flatbed tow truck?
Answer: Professionals offer the most optimal solution specific to the circumstances for every individual need.
Question: Do tow truck driver need require any specific license from the DMV?
Answer: Though tow truck drivers only need special certifications and nothing specific from the DMV, most companies hire those with clean driving records.
Question: Can experts tow a custom-low vehicle?
Answer: Special accommodation can always be met; however, conventional methods are generally applicable for lowered vehicles that are in a need of tow.
Question: Is it better to tow my automatic transmission vehicles with the drive wheels on the ground?
Answer: As long as the distance and speed is limited, it can be a possibility.
Towing, Roadside Assistance & More in Cassia, Gooding, Jerome & Twin Falls Counties in Magic Valley, Idaho & Jackpot, Northern Nevada
We hope this answered your questions, if not, you are always welcome to ask your questions to our experts. For your towing needs in Twin Falls, ID and surrounding areas call Highway 30 Garage and let us assist you!