What Do Tow Truck Drivers Do?

When you think about a tow truck driver, you probably only think about having your car towed, but there’s much more tow truck drivers do. Keep reading to learn what a typical day looks like for tow truck drivers.

Most tow truck drivers answer their own phone calls. During phone calls, they provide customer service and sometimes remote diagnosing for customers.

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Lockouts are pretty common and trying to break in yourself can cause expensive damage to your vehicle. Luckily, tow truck drivers have the proper tools and knowledge for getting back into your car without damage.

Troubleshooting is a big part of the job. If a vehicle only needs minor repairs to be safely running again, tow truck drivers will make these repairs for you. Some examples are jump-starting a dead battery, changing a flat tire, or bringing you gas.

Car towing is of course another popular service tow truck drivers offer. They can tow cars anywhere including your home, a repair shop, or the dealer.

With a large variety of responsibilities, tow truck drivers get a lot of diversity in their workday. Watch the video to learn more about what tow truck drivers do.