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Starting A Towing Business? Why You Should Purchase A Medium-Duty Tow Truck

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If you are starting your own towing business, you will have to determine the type of tow truck you want to purchase. This is a big expense, so you want to make sure you purchase the right type. One type you should consider is a medium-duty tow truck. Below is more information about this so you can start looking for one for yourself. 

Medium-Duty Towing

A medium-duty tow truck is much more powerful when compared to a light-duty tow truck. This type of tow truck is also larger. One of the main reasons why you should choose this is it has the ability to handle larger vehicles, such as motorhomes, RVs, and SUVs. You can also use a medium-duty tow truck to tow commercial vehicles, such as small buses and commercial vans. This tow truck can remove cars that have gone off the road during a wreck. This is especially beneficial if the vehicle that was in the wreck is a large one. A regular tow truck could not handle this load. 

Medium-Duty Tow Truck Benefits

Besides being able to handle heavier loads, there are many benefits of purchasing a medium-duty tow truck for your business. For example, you will make much more money because you can get more jobs. If you have a light-duty tow truck, you will have to turn down a lot of jobs that had to deal with heavier loads. Making more money means you could even purchase more than one medium-duty tow truck to increase your business. 

You can also use your medium-duty tow truck to tow regular loads, such as much lighter cars and other vehicles. This means you only have to purchase one tow truck to do all the work you need to do. 

How a Medium-Duty Tow Truck Works

The wheel system on a medium-duty tow truck is designed differently which allows it to be stronger so it can carry heavier loads safely. 

These tow trucks have a flatbed design that the large vehicle can be driven onto. The tow truck also has the ability to lift both the front and back tires of a vehicle off the ground and to place it on the truck if it is not drivable. Once the vehicle is on the truck, the driver secures it in place. 

Talk with a salesperson that sells tow trucks to learn much more about your options for medium-duty towing.