3 Reasons To Call A Tow Truck

Almost every car owner is familiar with the feeling of having their car towed away, be it for wrongful parking or due to a crash. However, there are instances when car owners may need to intentionally call a towing service.

Well, you may be wondering why would you need to contact a towing company when your car is functioning properly. Jake Fuller from Geyers Towing says that there are many reasons to tow a car besides having car troubles or parking in an illegal spot. And this article would list some of those uncommon reasons.

So, let’s take you through the top 3 reasons for calling a towing service besides car crash or breakdown.

You have a SuperCar ready for Track Test

Well, most of the time a supercar is not street legal. It means you may not be able to drive it to a track for either recreational or test purposes. In fact, driving a track car on the streets can call in for huge penalties, and may even put you through unnecessary legal troubles. This is when getting a towing service is a great idea. A towing professional would not only help tow your car to the track but also ensure its safety, en-route. Since the towing professionals are well prepared for handling light-weight and heavy-weight vehicles, you need not worry about getting your car damaged while loading and unloading.

When stuck at a Remote Location Without Gas

It might sound eerie, but it could happen to anyone. Getting stuck at a creepy old and dark highway could give goosebumps to anyone. Now, there could be several reasons that you might get into such a situation. It could be due to gas leak, or broken fuel gauge which might not give you an appropriate reading of the gas in your tank. In any case, if you’re stuck in any such situation, you might think about seeking help from strangers, but it could inflict more fears. So, it’s only best to call a professional towing company for rescue. Moreover, you can ask them to bring the fuel, if you know that your car is functional and it’s only lacking fuel.

You have a Flat Tire

This could be the least convincing, but sincerely most interesting one in the list. Having a flat tire is simply not enough to call for a towing company. But, what may push you to do is, if you don’t have a spare tire or in case the replacement is also flat. Now, a towing service can take you to the nearest tire repair shop and you can get your tires fixed. At the same time, some towing companies also offer tire repairs at the location, which may save you both- time and money.  Inarguably, this fact makes calling a towing service when you have a flat tire an interesting but uncommon reason.

To sum it up, there could be several reasons, and likewise, a plethora of situations when you may need to call a towing service. But make sure that you confirm their validity and the services they offer before hiring them.


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  • My friend is keen on purchasing a car this year because his favorite brand released a model he likes. What you said about how he could hire a towing service that can easily take his car to a tire shop or a mechanic if ever something happens to it is very interesting. I’ll go ahead and recommend that he contact one of these experts if ever this happens to him.

  • You made a good point when you mentioned one of the reasons to call for a tow truck is when you are having a flat tire. Usually, every car has a spare tire but in the case where it is not available, it is time to call for a tow truck service. I would like to think if someone encounters a situation where the tire suddenly becomes flat, he should call for a reliable service to help out.

  • […] be quite a frustrating mishap. If you can, turn to a friend for help out of the situation – or call a tow truck. Either way, you will get the help you need, and your car can get back on the […]

  • Bob says:

    I like what you said about being stuck in a remote location without gas. My son is stranded on I-5 and doesn’t have any gas with him. I’ll have to consider getting a tow service for him so that he can get to work on time.

  • My father was driving a delivery truck the other day when its engine suddenly stopped working, which is why he has decided to start looking for a towing service that may collect it from the roadside. Well, to those who are reading this article, the writer is also right that it would be best to ask the towing service to bring fuel. I also appreciate your suggestion of seeking help from a professional service, just in case a flat tire occurs while in the middle of the road.

  • It was mentioned that one of the reasons you may need to call a tow truck, is if you are stranded in a rural area without any gas. My sister has a tendency to think that her gas tank will go further than it actually will. I will have to let her know that it may be a good idea to look up a towing company just to be on the safe side.

  • Fluix says:

    Towing is a great helping hand for average driver. But imagine stuck with a delivery truck (whatever reason it is – from flat tire to run out of fuel). Your customers may not be happy with the fact, that their parcels are going to be delayed for a few days. What to do in such circumstances? The one logical way is calling another truck from your company and hand over delivery dues to another driver, but it is not a pancea for small businesses, who has only one car.

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