Why A Flatbed Tow Truck?
Unfortunately, there is some risk while towing a vehicle from point A to point B. There’s a chance road debris can leave scratches and dings in the paint while towing. And if you have a friend use their car to pull your vehicle, it may lead to wheel, body, or transmission damage. You can avoid any damage issues by calling a professional tow truck company.
When you’ve been in an accident, there could be damage that will require a tow truck to solve the problem. And tow trucks are designed for towing your car or truck and making the task of transporting vehicles easy.
There are several types and sizes of tow trucks. Still, they generally fall into two categories: the one in which towing is done by a wheel lift which lifts only one end of your vehicle, and the other is where your vehicle rides on the flatbed of the tow truck, which is also known as a flatbed truck or a car carrier. Flatbed towing is the preferred method of towing in the towing industry.
Following are some primary benefits of using flatbed trucks made for towing; these benefits indicate why it is the best way to tow your car:
First, it’s the best way to prevent damage to your vehicle while it’s in transit from point A to point B. And this is because your vehicle is riding on the bed of the tow truck up high away from possibly being damage from fly rocks or debris from the roadway being spit up from tires of other motorists. Additionally, when a wheel lift is towing a vehicle, there is a chance the bumper could be damaged when the tow truck drivers over a speed bump or a pothole in the roadway. Therefore, when using flatbed towing, there will be no tire wear or damage to the transmission, engine parts, ignition systems, etc.
Second, when it comes to the safest way to transport your vehicle from point A to point B flatbed towing is probably the safest option available. By towing your vehicle via a flatbed truck for towing ensures higher safety of other road users while towing your vehicle. All vehicles are firmly strapped to the bed of the flatbed truck ensuring it won’t roll off into traffic.
Third, Sometimes it’s the only option to transport your vehicle. If your vehicle’s wheels have been damaged due to an accident, or maybe your make and model require towing from a flatbed truck to prevent damage to the transmission.
Fourth, it saves time and is easy to load on a flatbed truck compared to having to use a wheel lift.