What Is Semi Truck Towing?
Having a car or personal vehicle towed is a very common event. Many of us have seen a car, SUV, minivan, or another traditional vehicle being loaded up for towing. What most of us do not realize is that semi-trucks may also require towing. While it is not seen as often, semi-trucks may experience the same issues as a normal car that requires towing.
But towing such a large, heavy vehicle is a different process.
To tow semi-trucks, we use a type of heavy-duty towing called semi-truck towing.
In this post, we will explain more about semi-truck towing and how our team handles it. Read on to learn more.
Semi-Truck Towing is a Type of Heavy-Duty Towing
To tow semi-trucks, we use our heavy-duty towing equipment and technology. Because semi-trucks are so large and heavy, they require specialized equipment and expertise. With heavy-duty hauling equipment, we are able to handle the biggest tow jobs including containers, loaded trailers, and semi-trucks.
Reasons for Semi-Truck Towing
Semi-trucks are vehicles and they may experience the same problems as any other vehicle. Semi-trucks may break down due to problems with the engine, brakes, or any other system failure. Semi-trucks can also sustain damage in an accident that prevents them from driving. No matter what the cause is, an undrivable semi-truck is a hazard. Even when pulled to the side of the road, semi-trucks take up a lot of room and made conditions more dangerous for other drivers, especially if it is on a highway. It is important that a semi-truck gets towed to a safe location as soon as possible so the area is clear for others and the truck can resume its duties quickly.
Who Needs Semi-Truck Towing?
Semi-truck drivers who find themselves stranded on the side of the road will, of course, need semi-truck towing. However, truck leasing companies or fleet managers should always have a semi-truck towing company on hand that they trust. Any commercial account needs to have ready access to knowledgeable tow operators and a reputable tow company. This way, should one of your drivers end up needing a tow, you can help them get it as soon as possible. It is always better to be prepared ahead of time instead of waiting for a problem to happen. When your entire fleet uses one tow company, you will not have to waste time calling around and trying to find the right company.
What To Look for In a Semi-Truck Towing Company
Not all towing companies have the ability to tow semi-trucks. There are important qualities you must look for before choosing a towing company. Some of the things you must look for include:
Capability. First and foremost, you need a towing company that has the tools and training to handle semi-truck towing. Ask what equipment and procedures they use to complete semi-truck towing.
Experience. Experience is another crucial factor to consider when choosing a towing company. Even if a company has the ability to handle semi-truck tows, it does not mean that they have the experience you want. Be sure to ask how many tows they have completed and what their experience is with heavy-duty and semi-truck towing.
Customer Service. You need a tow company that is dependable and has your best interest at heart. Look for a company that is responsive, respectful, and professional. Avoid companies that do not communicate well or do not get back to you in a timely manner.
Quality. The last thing you want is a tow that causes more damage to your vehicle or is done incorrectly. Choose a towing company that demonstrates consistently quality work and will get the job done right over all else. The bigger the vehicle is, the more important it is to handle all of the details correctly.
Choose Stauffer’s Towing for Semi Truck Towing
Stauffer’s Towing has all of the above and more, making us the best choice for semi-truck towing in Utah, Wyoming, and Idaho. For the best semi-truck towing in the Wasatch Front, look no further than Stauffer’s Towing. We have over 65 years of experience expertly completing a wide variety of tows, including semi-truck tows. Our team is dedicated to helping each and every customer, so you can always count on affordability, timeliness, and quality. We are leaders in the towing industry, so you know we will get the job done right. Call us today for a free quote.