Wheel Lift Vs. Flatbed Towing
Which Towing Vehicle Is Right For Me?
Have you decided which towing vehicle is right for you? No worries!
Many time customers don't understand what towing vehicle is needed once a break down occurs. As part of our customer satisfaction we are here to educate you on the importance of choosing the right towing vehicle for your particular mode of transportation. Our trained dispatcher will assist you right away when you call. If you aren't sure, just ask one of our trained professionals standing by, he will answer your question. All you have to do is provide pertinent information about your vehicle and our dispatch technician will be glad to help you.
Please provide the following information regarding your vehicle:
Wheel lift towing method involves, lifting your front or rear wheels up by using the tow vehicle hydraulic system and transporting the vehicle away. This method is used often when vehicles are front or rear wheel drive. Although this is a common method for most cars or truck, you should consult a professional towing rep. and or your service manuel to know what right for your vehicle. This method is by far better than the chain method which entails hooking a chain around the frame or bumper, which could damage your vehicle.
The flatbed method is also common and sometime it is immediately requested by customers. This method involves lifting all four wheel off the ground and the vehicle rests on the bed of the truck. Most often if is requested for high end vehicles or vehicles with all wheel drive. This method is also used for transporting vehicles longer distances.
All of our towing vehicles under go a daily before our tow trucks hit the road. It is very important that we check the following parts, components and contents of our trucks. Our check list includes, checking: tie down straps/chains, winch motors and hardware, cable tensioners, moveable gears, hydraulic parts, emergency dome lights, Having safety cones/flares, first aid kits and more.
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