Austin Towing Company
We are the best towing services in Austin Texas. However, do not take our word for it. Let us look at some things that you should look out for. These things should include their services offered and are they 24/7 hour services? Specialty towing such as semi truck towing, and what are the side road services available?
Other services may include car towing services, windshield repair, or even gas drop off. Determine who you are dealing with, is it a locally owned company? Or someone in the big industries? You should also take into consideration how far the company is. Many times your towing bill will be determined by how far they have to go.
Highly Rated Services
We like to pride ourselves on being the best towing company in Austin. We take great pride in our trucks and drivers and believe it shows. All of our equipment is top of the line and all our drivers are very well trained. This is important as there are methods to towing that need to be taught and understood. These methods help save our drivers from injury as well as keep your vehicles safe. Our number one goal is safety. Being on the side of the highway it is important that you are very aware of your surroundings. Things can fly out of the back of a truck or someone could throw something out their window. So, be alert.
Our goal is to have our truck show up on time or even sooner. After all, you had somewhere you were going and we understand that this inconvenience doesn’t have to become an event. We offer reasonable pricing and run a well managed tight ship and it shows with our response time and dedication. We believe that good customer service can go a long way.
Wrecker services are the same as towing services, however, some call them by different names. We believe in providing top quality wrecker services for all of Austin TX. If you live in Austin you know how hot it can be out there! Don’t change your own tire, let us do it for you. Our systems are quick and ready to change tires with ease, even on the side of the road. We do accident clean up, wench pull-outs, as well as jumps, start and gas delivery. If you are stuck on the side of the road and need something, anything, give us a call. We are happy to run it out to you.
Tow Truck Services
When looking for a towing company you need to take a look around at their reviews as well. This is important as just choosing a company out of the searches could yield bad decisions. Remember, most people’s cars are a large investment that shouldn’t be towed by some guy in a truck. Make sure they understand and know what they are doing.
Ask questions and be sure they do not tow your car by its drive wheels. This can be a costly mistake and take your transmission. This is just one example of what a novice tow truck driver might do. However, we have trained all of our drivers thoroughly for all kinds of different situations. We also encourage them to reach out to a veteran driver if they get in a bind and have a question. It is always better to ask and not apologize later. We encourage this throughout our company and it shows!
Dealing with a broken down motorcycle in Austin? Motorcycles require a special kind of towing as well as proper tie-down. Most motorcycle enthusiasts are well aware of the tie-down. Do not trust your motorcycle to just anyone. Be sure that the company you call out to for help is well trained in motorcycle towing and tie-downs.
Towing motorcycles is different than towing cars so that means you will need different tools that only a few companies offer this. In the Austin area, there are quite a few choices. Whether you are in town or outskirts we are here to help 24/7.
Need assistance with Interstate towing? Taking your car from one state to another can be a difficult challenge. We work with our customers to help them get their vehicles to where they need to be. Often times we can tow your vehicle to a place where they ship vehicles if the interstate towing is extensive. There are shipping companies designed to ship the car across the country. However, if it is not across the country but just over state lines, we can help you get to where you need to be.
Heavy Duty Towing
We offer heavy duty towing for buses, RVs, Limos and more. If you have a large and overweight vehicle we are the ones to call. We have hauled all kinds of semi-trucks as well as tractor-trailers as well. We understand what it takes to get the truck towed out of there even if it has been in a bad accident and no longer is resting on its wheels.
24 Hour Emergency Towing
We understand that accidents and break downs can happen at any time. There is no good time for either really, however, we are here to help. Getting your accident cleared or a bit of gas to make it to the next gas station has never been easier. We work with our clients 24/7 to get them the services that they need quickly and politely. Give us a call day or night and we are here to answer your questions and determine the best strategy to improve your situation.
Auto Towing Services
When you are looking for auto towing services be sure to ask questions. After all, a auto is usually a very large investment for someone. This investment shouldn’t be trusted with just anyone. There are certain ways to strap down a car or truck that should be used in order to tow it safely to its destination. This is important when your vehicle is in tow as you do not want any damage done to the vehicle. Remember that an auto should not be towed on its drive wheels or you could ruin the transmission. Be sure that who you call for your Auto towing services are polite and friendly. After all, you are already having a bad day, do not let a grumpy tow truck driver make it worse.
When you have an all-wheel-drive automobile this is the only method of towing you should use. Using a boom style tow truck, you could risk damaging the transmission in the all-wheel-drive system. Avoid those costly repairs by ensuring you are getting a flatbed. Flatbeds are also used to clear accidents that were bad enough to launch the tires off from the automobile. There are special systems on board to help pull the pile of metal upon the flatbed for easy removal. Not every company will have a flatbed as they are quite an expensive piece of machinery. We have a fleet of flatbed trucks to serve the Austin area. These are a great way to tow motorcycles as well.
If you are experiencing issues with your car? Did your car just shut off for no reason and you are stuck alongside the highway? If so we can help. We help people 24/7 with our on-road assistance. Let us bring you gas, come jump start your car or even bring out a new battery. We help people that are stuck on the site of the road with nobody to call. And, we do not ask questions as your parents would! If you are having car issues and need it towed to a local shop, we can help you with this as well as give you a safe ride too. We want everyone safe out there on the roads, no matter what time of day it is.
Driving along and all of a sudden there is a thumpety thump thump? Oh boy, that sound is all too familiar and that means there is a flat tire somewhere on the car. Sometimes you might not hear it but can feel it in the steering. However, you discovered it, you need it fixed. Austin highways are not the place for amateurs learning how to swap out a tire. If you have never done a tire change it is important to leave it up to the professionals, especially on the side of a highway. However, we understand that you have changed tires but you just simply do not want to deal with it, and that is fine as well. We are here to help you in any way we can. Give us a call 24/7.
Jump Start Service
Did you leave your lights on? With car’s auto light option we are seeing this less and less, however, it is still an issue. If you have left the lights on and your car battery is dead, give us a call. We will be out there in no time to help you jump your vehicle and ensure it starts before we leave. If you have never used jumper cables before, then jumping your car should not be something you attempt on your own. Many times the batteries colors have worn off and it is hard to tell which is the positive and which is negative for non-car folks. But, no worries. All of our drivers are trained and can fix minor things on cars with ease. Give us a call no matter what time of day!
Fuel Delivery Service
Fuel delivery service is another service we offer. We all know that one person that “knows their car", yep, driving on empty is just what they do. However, sooner or later it will catch up to even the best of them. They forget about the quick trip to the corner store or forget the light is on, because it is always on, and their luck runs out. On the side of the road out of gas. Well, you could call a friend or family member and never live it down, or you could call us! We are here for you 24/7 and do not judge. We will simply bring you some gas to get you to the next gas station, or for you to dare the fuel gauge once again, it is your choice!
Car Lockout Services
Find yourself on the outside looking in? Man, there is never a good time for locking your keys in the car. However, if you do, we can help. If you have accidentally locked your keys in your car, we are just a phone call away!
Austin City is a beautiful city located in Texas. The population here is among some of the highest in the US. Needless to say with this kind of population we have a lot of car accidents. People get anxious and run lights or do not completely stop at stop signs. And, the parking is unreal. However, we love Austin, we live and work here and are proud to call it our home. Austin is located in the Central Time Zone and is GMT-5. It known for being the live music capital of the world. There are many pubs, restaurants and music festivals here.
There are many things to do in this great town from hanging out in the local restaurants to stopping by the local music fest. If you are visiting from out of state you need to check out the state capitol. This is a major building that is amazing to see in person. There is the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center that is full of life in the spring and must-visit if you are in town.
Do you like nature? Then you would love to go see the bats of Austin. That’s right bats! These bats live under the Congress Avenue Bridge and at sunset take off into the sky in a huge swarm. This draws many people to come watch and you should too! You can choose to see these via the bridge or a kay
Barton Springs Pool is a great place to go for a good swim or Zilker Metropolitan Park as well. Zilker Metropolitan is a beautiful park that is right beside Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin. Getaway from the hustle and bustle and get back to nature.
Frequently Asked Questions!
- How much can a towing company legally charge?
Towing companies cannot charge whatever they want for towing. They are regulated by the state to ensure they do not price gouge people. This information can be found on your state’s website. These sort of companies are regulated similar to that of utilities.
- Can my car be towed without warning in Texas?
There needs to be proper signage in order for your car to be towed off personal property. However, if you are on commercial property and blocking the way for other vehicles and pedestrians, it can be towed to allow for better traffic flow. Ensure that you are responsible when parking.
- Can a towing company keep my personal belongings?
A towing company by law cannot keep you from your personal belongings. They must allow you access to your vehicle for the removal of any personal belongings.
- Does Towing Damage a car?
Yes, it is possible to damage a car during towing. This is especially true if the car is in park and not Neutral. Neutral is the ideal situation, however, it is not always possible. If the car is being removed from a private parking lot or from an illegal parking position it will most likely be in park. Towing can be hard on the transmission if towed by the drive wheels as well. If you still have questions, reach out to us.