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the Cost of Towing Services

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$ 50
Nov 2007
Presque Isle, Maine
Towed out of a snowbank  more... close row
$ 50
May 2007
Phoenix, AZ
Late night tow back to town  more... close row
$ 85
Mar 2008
Griffin, Ga.
Tow from gas station to shop  more... close row
$ 45
Mar 2008
St.Louis, Missouri
Hired to tow from home to the shop  more... close row
$ 90
Mar 2008
Gainesville, GA
Tow truck delayed  more... close row
$ 26
Jul 2007
Marion, Ohio
Towing reimbursed by insurance company  more... close row

Description of service

The car's serpentine belt broke, and we were forced to have the car towed to the nearest auto mechanic. Towing was covered on our insurance policy, but we had to pay for the service and then submit it to the insurance company.

Review of Service

The tow truck arrived exactly as promised. The people were very professional and courteous. Our car was towed the few miles that it needed to be towed and we did not experience any damage to the car in the process. The man asked us if we needed a ride, but we did not, because we had the other car available to us.


1. Make sure you know how much the service will cost before you have your car towed. Once they have your car, you are at their mercy.

2. Make sure the company is reputable and reliable, and is experienced. It's bad enough to require car repair, you don't want to have to pay for the cost of repairs to the body or exterior as a result of damage done by a towing company as well.

3. Be aware that some towing companies charge an extra rate if the car requires towing beyond the radius of a few miles; hidden costs can be painful.

$ 100
Aug 2007
Raleigh, NC
Towing services after an accident  more... close row
$ 106
Nov 2007
near Birmingham, Al
Towing on Thanksgiving  more... close row
$ 140
Jan 2008
Phoenix, AZ
Flatbed tow by request  more... close row
$ 60
Apr 2008
Clare, MI
Jump and power steering fluid  more... close row