RPM Towing truck towing a Chevrolet Corvette. Text reads, "Will a tow truck damage my car?"

Will a Tow Truck Damage My Car?

If you ever find yourself in need of a tow truck, you’re probably worried about one thing—will it damage your car? It’s a legitimate concern. The short answer is, only if they don’t know what they’re doing. After all, if the tow truck driver isn’t experienced or knowledgeable enough to safely tow your vehicle, you could end up with costly damages. The good news is that if you know what to look for and how to choose the right tow truck for your vehicle, you can rest assured knowing that your car will be safe and sound when it arrives at its destination.

Types of Tow Trucks

The first thing to consider is the type of tow truck being used. There are several types of tow trucks available, and each one is designed for a specific purpose. For example, flatbed tow trucks are ideal for hauling large vehicles such as SUVs and pickup trucks because they provide an even surface. Wheel-lift tow trucks use hydraulics to lift the front or rear wheels off the ground so that the vehicle can be towed without damaging any of its parts. And then there are integrated tow trucks which combine both wheel-lift and flatbed technology into one unit. It's important to make sure that the tow truck being used is appropriate for your vehicle type so that it won't be damaged during transport. Just ask a few questions like, what type of tow truck is recommended for my vehicle? Or, do you know what type of tow truck my car needs? At RPM Towing we have large and diversified fleet of trucks for this very reason. There’s literally nothing we can’t tow.

Tow Truck Drivers

The second factor to consider is the driver operating the tow truck. While most professional drivers know how to safely transport vehicles, some may not have enough experience or knowledge when it comes to certain types of vehicles or specific situations. To ensure your vehicle isn’t damaged during transport, always ask questions before hiring a driver and make sure they have experience with your particular type of car or situation before allowing them to take on the job. One guy and a truck is never a good idea. The larger the fleet and team of drivers the better. This is a goo indicator of how experienced and committed the company is.

Vehicle Condition

Finally, make sure that your car is in good condition before having it towed. This means inspecting it for any signs of damage such as rust spots or bent parts as these could further damage your car during transport if not addressed beforehand. Additionally, check fluid levels and tire pressure so that all components are in proper working order before having it towed away by a professional service provider. We actually take pictures of the vehicles we tow for before and after so you know your vehicle was well taken care of.                                                                                                                                                                              

In conclusion, if you want to avoid potential damages while having your car towed, make sure you select the right type of tow truck for your vehicle type and hire an experienced driver who knows how to safely transport cars like yours. Just asking questions when you call will tell you what you need to know. Also, inspect your vehicle beforehand and ensure all components are in good condition before having it towed away by a professional service provider. Following these steps will guarantee that your car will arrive at its destination unscathed! Of course, just calling RPM Towing first will save all the hassle to begin with.