Does Towing Less Offer After Dark Towing?
Yes! We offer towing services 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Our phone representatives work around the clock to answer calls from people, who find themselves stranded on the side of the road or in a vacant parking lot. Our goal is to provide expedient towing services all hours of the day and night. Our 24/7 towing and repair services were specifically designed for people, who travel long or short distances day or night. Just remember that you can count on your team to get you to a safe place until your vehicle can be repaired.
How Do I Determine If My Vehicle Should Be Towed Non-Locally Or Locally, since I Do Not Know The Distance From My Vehicle And Your Service?
When some people experience a vehicle malfunction, they are not familiar with the location. So, they will not know the precise location of a tow truck service or garage. As a long-term business in the towing industry we understand this, which is why we do not expect our customers to be knowledgeable on this information. All you need to do is contact Towing Less, our representatives and we will take care of the rest. All you need to do is provide us with your precise location and we will determine if the tow requires non-local or local service.
What Does Local And Non-Local Towing Mean And What Is The Difference Between The Two?
The differences between non-local and local towing are the distance from your vehicle to our company and whether the vehicle will need to be towed over state line. Both of these will require extended towing service, which in turn will drive up the cost. Of course, local towing service will be more affordable, since the vehicle will be towed within the local vicinity. Non-local service most often involves towing the vehicle over the city, county or state line.
What All Is Included In The Emergency And Non-Emergency Towing Services?
Non-emergency and emergency services are basically the same, with the major difference being if the customer feels they are in danger. An emergency situation could include anything from being stranded alone after dark, beside an interstate or at a congested intersection. All of these will require emergency towing service to eliminate the potential dangers.
Now, an example of a non-emergency situation could be the vehicle just needs to be towed to a local garage for repairs. Another example is if you are stranded in a crowded, retail business parking lot in the middle of the day. Emergency towing service will cost more than non-emergency, since it requires expedient attention to prevent potential dangers.
What Type Of Bodywork Does Towing Less?
It is important to note that Towing Less does not offer complete auto detailing services. Our company only provides touchups with minor buffing to remove minor scratches and scuffs. These services are designed to restore the vehicle’s exterior to its original state, without needing to remove the old paint or adding body filler. Our technicians will provide minor touchups that can be completed in an expedient manner.
We can buff out minor nicks and scratches, as well as eliminating small depressions on the surface. We utilize state-of-the-art equipment to perform these tasks. We also rely only on the leading brand products to make the necessary bodywork repairs. Our goal is to restore your vehicle’s exterior to its original state and make sure that the repair lasts for an extended period of time.
Our detailing services is extremely affordable and can be done while you wait. If you would like a free estimate, please contact our office. One of your representatives will schedule you for an appointment to bring your vehicle it to our shop. Once we provide you with an estimate, we will not change it under any circumstances.
Do You Provide Light-Duty and Medium-Duty Services?
Yes, we provide both light and medium towing services. The difference in the two is the size and weight of the vehicle being towed. Vehicles that weigh between 10,000 to 25,000 pounds are considered a medium-sized vehicle, which will require medium-duty towing. Vehicles weighing less than 5,000 pounds will be towed as a light-duty vehicle. Of course, the size will also determine the price of the towing service, so if you own a medium-sized vehicle, you should expect to pay more. This is general with all towing companies. Truly, there isn’t much that we cannot do.
What Exactly Is Two-Wheel Towing Services?
Two-wheel towing is defined as a vehicle with wheels that are fixed and lifted being towed on the open highway. Two-wheels vehicles are cars and trucks that can be lifted up with a dolly and situated on a towing truck directly behind the ramp. Larger vehicles, such as RVs, 18-wheelers and delivery trucks will require additional equipment to tow safely on an open highway. If you own a standard car or truck, it will be transported to a specific location at a two-wheel towing price. We offer two-wheel towing services at the lowest cost and encourage all clients to take full advantage of this offering.
How Will I Know If My Tires Can Be Patched?
Small leaks in a tire will only need to be patched and not replaced, which will save you some money. However, if the threads on the tire are worn down, you will need to have them replaced. Any bare areas or wires sticking out of the tire will also call for a replacement. We highly recommend performing a routine inspection of your tires to prevent a blowout, which could lead to a very dangerous situation.
Our technicians are skilled and experienced in the tire industry, so they will know when the tires can be repaired or need to be replaced. Relying on us will be your best bet, because we can maintain your tires to keep you safe on the road.
When Is Winching Required For Towing?
Winching is not always a requirement for towing vehicles, but it most often used in every scenario. Our technicians utilize winching to pull the vehicle up onto the bed of the tow truck. The winch is also utilized to provide stabilization during the tow. Our tow truck drivers will know exactly when to utilize winching and when it is not necessary.
Why Are Transponder Key Replacement Or Repair So Expensive?
Transponder keys are very unique in that they are embedded with a microchip that allows for communication between the vehicle’s computer and the key. These chips are very sophisticated and when they become damaged they will most often need to be replaced. In order to do this properly, the chip must be programed to replicate the damaged microchip precisely. It also requires expensive machines and equipment to repair and copy a transponder key. For this reason, the cost of such services will be much higher than as if it was a traditional key.
Some luxury and newer make and model vehicles are now operated with a transponder key. So, they are becoming more and more common, which is why we chose to have our technicians undergo a training course of copying and repairing transponder keys.
How Do I Reclaim My Vehicle If The City Tows It?
It is not unusual for the city to have a vehicle towed that is parked in an illegal or unsafe area. When this occurs, the vehicle will be impounded and taken to a lot, where the driver must pay towing and other fees to reclaim the vehicle. If you find yourself in this situation, you will need to provide the impound lot workers with your driver’s license, proof of insurance and deed to the vehicle. All of these documents must be current, before the clerk will allow you to remove your vehicle from the impound lot.
What Is Heavy-Duty Towing And When Is It Required?
Heavy-duty towing basically refers to commercial vehicles, such as 18-wheelers and freight trucks. When a heavy-duty vehicle needs to be towed, the process will require a crane or some other form of equipment to lift the vehicle up, as well as the items stored on the vehicle. To avoid paying expensive heavy-duty towing, most trucking and freight companies will choose to have the vehicle repaired on the spot. An automotive technician will be deployed to the stranded vehicle with the necessary equipment and replacement parts to make the repairs. The vehicle will not be moved unless it is located in an unsafe location.
Do You Offer RV Towing Services?
We have the proper equipment on-hand to tow all types of motorized vehicles, including RVs. We own large tow trucks that are fully capable of towing a large RV to a garage, where it can be repaired. We offer non-local, local, on-road and off-road towing, so if your RV malfunctions you can rely on us to tow it to a garage for repairs. Our tow truck drivers are experienced in towing drivable and towable recreational vehicles. So, if you find yourself stranded on the open highway or in a RV park, just give us a call and we will transport your RV to a garage of your choice.
What Does Payload Mean?
Payload is a measurement of the cargo stored on a freight truck or 18-wheeler. This number is extremely important, because it allows us to determine the correct and safest towing method. If you are not familiar with this measurement, our tow truck driver will be able to figure it out.
When Does A Battery Need To Be Recharged Or Replaced?
It is genuinely difficult to determine if a battery will suffice with a recharge without the proper knowledge. Our technicians basically rely on the age of the battery, its appearance and how long it has been put to use. Older batteries will possibly need to be replaced, but this is not always the case. The first thing we do when trying to make this determination is to recharge the battery. If it holds a charge, then it will probably be good to go. However, to rule out any potential risks it may be in your best interest to replace the battery.
How Much Does Impound Fees Cost?
Impound fees will vary from one lot to another, as well as the tow truck company. Each tow company utilizes a price list for all of the services they provide, so the only way to determine the cost is to contact the impound lot. A representative will provide you with a price quote, which will consist of the tow truck fees, find and impound fees. You will need to pay this amount in full, before you can reclaim your vehicle.
How Can I Have An Abandoned Vehicle From My Property?
Towing an abandoned vehicle from your property will require you to take several steps to make the process legal. A police officer will decide whether the vehicle needs to be towed. All of the vehicle information will be collected and called into the record department to make sure it is not a stolen vehicle. In most cases, the police department will comply with your request and have the vehicle removed from your property. A towing company will be notified and the vehicle should be removed within two to three hours.
How Can You Find My Vehicle, If I’m Not Familiar With the Area?
Our tow truck drivers are familiar with the area, so they will be able to determine your precise location by the information you provide them. This information will include landmarks surrounding the vehicle, such as road signs, businesses and mileposts. When you contact our office, just provide our representative with as much information as possible about your surroundings. This information will then we dispatched to the next available tow truck driver, which in turn will determine your actual location.
How Much Does It Cost To Have A Vehicle Towed From My Property?
In most cases, the property owner will be responsible for the towing fees. The abandoned vehicle was left on your property for a reason and it is highly likely that the owner will not come back to retrieve it. You will need to pay the towing fees, which are not reimbursable.
Can The Tow Truck Driver Unlock My Vehicle?
Our tow truck drivers are skilled and experienced in performing an array of services. Yes, they can unlock your vehicle and tow it to another location at your request. Our drivers keep equipment and tools on-hand at all times to unlock all makes and models.
What Does Flat Towing Mean And How Often Is It Required?
There are several different towing options available to drivers of standard cars and trucks including flat bed, two-wheel and flat towing. If the vehicle was damaged in a motor vehicle accident beyond repair, the tow truck driver may decide flat towing in the best option. Flat towing is when the vehicle’s tires are positioned flat on the bed of the tow truck. A tow bar offers an array of benefits, but sometimes it is not suitable for towing vehicles with low clearance or four-wheel drives.