Towing and Vehicle Recovery


Towing can be defined as connecting two or more objects for them to be pulled together to a given destination.  One connects the vehicle to the other one using a rope or a chain so that they may be able to tow.   The frequent towing is attaching the vehicle to a wrecker. Other types such as tractor-trailer combination and trailers attached to the back of a small picnic vehicle.  To make sure that there is timely dispatch of appropriate towing and recovery assets to the scene a contact list of towing and recovery companies who have been pre-approved regarding equipment and capabilities should be available.

The towing and recovery companies are called to the scene when an accident occurs.  Incidences that require the Roseboro Towing services include single vehicle crashes, vehicle breakdowns, vehicle collisions and when traffic police are towing the vehicles of the offenders.

When they arrive at the scene, the towing companies have different responsibilities and expectations that they are supposed to meet.  These are some of the expectations.

They ensure that the site where the vehicles are is safe. Police and the relevant authorities should be alerted.   In the absence of the traffic police, they should alert the oncoming traffic. The approaching vehicles should be alerted of the incidence. Next they should ensure they remove the vehicle from the road to give way to the moving traffic.  Protection from harm should be offered to the people present in that scene.

The injured should be looked into. For the personnel involved in the whole towing process, they are required to wear the appropriate clothes. The pieces that remain on the scene should be cleared off.

The affected vehicles are then recovered and positioned in such a way that it will be easy to hook them to the towing truck.  for them to tow the vehicle, tools like a winch and other appropriate rigging tools are used.  To ensure that the damage to the vehicle is not added, they should follow the vehicles manufacturers guidelines of towing the vehicle.  During this time the victims should be ensured that they are stable.

Care should be taken to avoid extra damages to the vehicle during the towing process. For example, if the vehicle’s wires are loose, they may cause injuries or even cause fires.  The vehicles should be handled properly to ensure that none of that happens. Parts of the vehicles which are loose should be properly tied together for easier towing.

At the tow station, the Roseboro Recovery company should ensure proper safety of the vehicles, up until the owners come for them or proper action for the vehicle recovery is taken.