Most drivers will find themselves on the side of the road needing a tow truck at least once in their life. Unfortunately many people do not have any idea what to look for or what to expect when their car needs to be towed. Each and every year there are people that end up with a towing company that damages their car or scams them. How do you guarantee that this will not happen to you? Education is the best way to prevent this.
No Upfront Towing Prices
One of the most notorious towing issues is a scam that dishonest towing companies use. Here is what happens. You will be on the side of the road with a broken down car that you are trying to fix. Your frustration will be starting to escalate as you attempt to repair your car. All of the sudden a tow truck miraculously appears and offers to help you. It seems like such an incredible blessing that they showed up at the perfect time! In your excitement you quickly sign papers and hand them your keys. In the chaos of the moment you did not think to ask what the price of the towing services would be. When it comes time to pay your bill they charge an exorbitant amount of money for their services. At this point you do not have any choice but to pay the company. So be skeptical if a towing company shows up miraculously on the side of the road to help you in your time of need.
Another thing that some dishonest towing companies will do is try and get your personal information from you so that they can use it to scam you in the future. If you suspect the towing company of not being honest contact the police right away. A reputable towing company will thoroughly explain the fees of their services. You will want to make sure that they show you an invoice with printed prices that show you the list of towing fees, daily storage fees (if applicable), and any other miscellaneous charges. You will also want to be very clear about where they are towing your vehicle to.
What is Covered By Roadside Assistance?
If you find yourself on the side of the road needing the service of a towing company you will want to avoid becoming the victim of a scam. First you will want to know what your car insurance policy will cover. If you have roadside assistance there are limits on what is covered. Make sure you know what these limits are on your policy. The coverage will be different if you are in an accident. In an accident your insurance company will make sure that you are able to leave the scene of the accident safely.
Towing & Roadside Assistance in Irving, Fort Worth, Arlington, Carrollton & Plano Texas
When you are on the side of the road trying to fix your car you may be able to fix it enough that it will be able to run long enough to get you off the side of the road. Other times you do not have the tools, parts, or skills necessary to make the repair and will need the car to be towed. If this happens to you call Speedway Towing & Roadside Assistance. We have an outstanding reputation that we pride ourselves on and will give you the same excellent service that we have given to our customers for years. The best thing that you can do is give Speedway Towing & Roadside Assistance a call so that you get the service you deserve!