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FAQ; Towing All Wheel Drive, Automatic Transmission & Lowered Cars, Training & Licensing etc




Question: Is a flatbed tow truck required if I have an “all-wheel-drive” vehicle?
Answer: Not necessarily. Traditional tow trucks are capable and efficient of lifting all the wheels off the ground.



Question: Can cars with automatic transmissions be towed with the drive wheels on the ground?
Answer: With limited speed and distance it is possible, but the situation should always be assessed and find the most optimal solution.




Question: There is an overwhelming number of makes and models available. Are there different requirements needed when towing each vehicle. How can the professional remember them all?


Answer: The standard equipment a tow truck driver possesses is geared to handle the manufacturer’s guidelines to ensure safe towing. With experience comes efficiency in dealing with the various makes and models. If there is a unique request, the professional can consult with the manufacturer to ensure proper protocols.


Question: Is it hard on the vehicle when it is towed?

Answer: Where the vehicle is lifted by the tires, it is towed and riding on its own suspension, absorbing any bumps along the way, which makes it makes more beneficial as opposed to distressed.


Question: Do tow truck drivers require specialized training?

Answer: Absolutely! Tow truck drivers are subjected to advanced training programs, where after they complete the requirements, are tested and certified. Additionally, tow truck drivers continue annual training to refresh their knowledge and be introduced to the newest and latest towing related techniques and technology.


Question: Are tow truck drivers specially licensed with DMV.

Answer: No. However,  all of our drivers required to have clean driving records.
Question: If my automobile has been custom lowered, is it still towing capable?
Answer: In most cases, lowered vehicles can still be towed with the conventional methods, but if necessary we can make the necessary accommodations.


Question: How many towing methods are there?

Answer: There are several, more commonly done by flatbed tow, Wheel-lift tow, and Frame-lift tow. There are also additional methods regarding motorcycles and classic vehicles, as well as large automobiles.


Towing Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)


No-one ever wants to be in a situation where you need your vehicle towed, alas there are a few circumstances where such a service is a necessity. Vehicle breakdowns, accidents, or the junk car sitting in your driveway that you finally accept is no longer a project you wish to undertake; are just some examples. But when it comes to towing, there are quite a few aspects that leave one curious, or simply need to know. Considering the volume of questions we encounter, Tow Truck Now Ltd. Services has compiled a frequently asked questions list.

Did my car get towed Vancouver?


City Of Vancouver is contracted with Busters Towing. Busters towing is a reputable towing service that has been established for over 60 years plus. 

Please contact Busters towing is you are wondering where your car was towed.

Did you car disppear when you aprked on a city street?

Did you park illegally or in a handicap parking spot?

Did your car disappear unexpected in vancouver?

Call Busters Towing.


What Does a Tow Truck Cost? (FAQ)

It always depends on your YEAR, MAKE and MODEL of vehicle, motorcycle or truck.

Typically $65.00 and up is the average starting cost however adding $3-$4 per kilometers on top of that should give you a rough estimate. Tow Truck Now BC Services Ltd Operators charge differently depending on dispatch.

Towing Service in Vancouver, Roadiside Assistance Near me and Towing in Burnaby It all varies what the situation is secondly.

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