We want to share how this pandemic has affected the towing and roadside service industry, and what steps are being taken to ensure the safety of those out there on the road.
COVID has effected our business by having a hard time finding good and willing to work employees, many people would rather stay on unemployment for the extra $300 benefit then come to work. Also when staying at home restrictions were in place, a lot less vehicles were on roads traveling so th ... More →
We were greatly affected by this Virus. Our oldest child is immunocompromised as well as other immediate family members. Our business volume dropped off by over 50% and we had to reduce our staff. Fortunately we were able to bring everyone back who felt comfortable working in the p ... More →
Given the current state of affairs locally, nationally and globally, we at McGann & Chester, LLC have been and remain concerned about the health and lives of our customers and their families and friends. These are troubling times, and we all should be taking significant measures to keep ou ... More →
So far I have experienced about a 50 to 60% decline in volume. I have not used any stimulus, I applied for the eidl loan but once able to apply as sole prop they claimed all the money was used up. Right now I'm trying to minimize expenses and only go out once called. I have not closed bu ... More →
On the towing side of the business, with people not moving around the tows has went down about 95%. We have kept staff on board so that they can and feed thier families. but income has totally went to almost little or nothing, still awaiting help from the goverment.
During this unprecedented time we have seen a large reduction of vehicles on the road which in hand directly effects the amount of customers we service. We are still open 24/7, 365 days a year providing uninterrupted Towing & Emergency Roadside Assiatance.
Well Superior Wrecker is open for work but without any cars on the road its very slow. We are only getting the most 8 calls a day. I was able to get $1000 loan from the SBA but it takes a lot more than that to float this boat. Sitting and waiting all day for the phone to ring.
Covid severly affected our towing business. Since the Governor shut down our county and many others, nobody is driving which affects them needing a tow for a break down, tire service, dead battery, key lock out etc. This is hurting our business drastically as no tows does not pay f ... More →
Hi Drew since 23 march when Indiana went on lock down our business has fallen off 90% we have stayed open, why i dont know ??? Police are not arresting any one, Impounds and wreck went from 3-4 a day to maybe 1-2 a week big truck calls which is a third of our business has fallen off to Z ... More →
I had just bought a 16-ton wrecker in the middle of all this. DMV is closed can't transfer the title, can't get plates for it. All I can do is pay the insurance and make the bank payments. Before this I would do 10 to 15 credit cards a week. Did when the other day was the first one in 28 days.
? OUR BUSINESS HAS FALLEN OFF SOME WHAT BUT WE ARE SURVIVING. WE REFUSE TO LAYOFF OR LOOSE ANYONE FROM OUR STAFF. THE CALL VOLUME HAS TAPERED OFF BUT WE ALL KNOW THAT WHEN THE COUNTRY RE OPENS THAT THE CALLS FOR JUMP STARTS, TIRES AND FUEL WILL BE MORE THAN WE CAN HANDLE D ... More →
COVID 19 with stay at home orders has reduced our call count by 60% but worse than that our daily cash flow has been reduced 85%. Drivers and dispatchers have been furloughed along with reduced hours for the rest of hourly staff. Salaried employees have been asked to do more and took a pay cut.  ... More →
The virus has caused an 80% decrease in revenue for our towing company. It has caused us to look again at the way we do business. We have continued to operate while taking all the extra precautions to stay safe. This cause a lot of extra work by having to clean out trucks more and use ha ... More →
We are fully open as an essential business deriving law enforcement and our customers as well as the general public. Our offices have been disinfected as well as our trucks and we have safety protocols in place for our drivers and customers for everyone's protection.
Well safety first started by sanitizing our trucks taking precautions not letting customers ride on our trucks due to Covid-19 less contact for thier safety & ours Covid-19 has dropped in business maybes like 70 to 80% we are not getting the calls like we were we are a small new business t ... More →
Towing.com would like to give a big thank you to all the men and women that are helping keep the people on the front lines out there on the road.
Our company drivers are to wear a mask and gloves as soon as we arrive on scene to the customer. Trucks and equipment are cleaned and sanitized before and after every shift. We still don't have customers ride with our drivers unless it's emergency situation or elderly shouldn't have to wait for an U ... More →
Our drivers social distance and recommend that customers find other means of transportation if a tow is necessary. If the customer needs to ride in the tow truck to the drop destination, they are required to wear a mask and our tow truck is sanitized before the customer is allowed to enter the truck ... More →
We have monthly meetings and talk about the current events of Covid and educate each other of the virus. We have placed a box in each truck with the essentials for protection. Lysol, rubber gloves, Lysol/alcohol wipes, hand sanitizer, face masks. We also placed clear plastic barrier on the Por ... More →
We tell Customers plan ahead for delivery to dealerships or shops try to schedule services ahead of time. There been times that we get to dealerships or shops and they can't take your vehicle in with out appointments or they have no space for your vehicle.
To protect both our drivers as well as our customers, currently passengers are not allowed to ride in our trucks. This is for the safety both of our drivers but also for our customers. With our drivers having to get in and out of customer vehicles and touch steering wheels they are already at a heig ... More →
We are taking all necessary precautions during this time to help eliminate the spread of Covid-19. We ask that all drivers make arrangements for a ride when we are towing your vehicle. While striving to protect your health and safety, we also will have all drivers wearing masks and gloves. We want e ... More →
During this viral threat, our company has implemented stringent disinfecting procedures, including regular wipe-down of facilities and extra disinfecting of high-traffic areas. We are doing everything possible to minimize the exposure to the COVID-19 virus for all of our employees and our cust ... More →
We are using hand sanitizer and nytril.gloves. we change gloves going out and coming in each time. Currently are doing no riders unless emergency or highway. Then its to.nearest safe drop. Cleaning truck with disinfectant wipes after each tow. If we hand out pen to sign ticket customer keeps t ... More →
Rick's Wrecker Service has been serving Johnson County for 37 years. We have the newest fleet of trucks in our county. All the trucks are painted the same & well recognized. We have been voted the #1 wrecker service in Johnson County Texas for the past 7 years. We continue to go out of our way t ... More →
hello cesar here, we are keeping our trucks clean like always we carry hand sanitizer in every truck. we try not to have riders in trucks if possible, we sanitize every truck before they are on the road near costumers. drivers are asked to wear gloves and face masks if possible.
As everyone is aware, COVD-19 is a very serious virus that can be fatal in some cases. During this time of uncertainty, JR's Paint & Body 24/HR towing will continue to operate at full capacity so that we can continue to be an instrumental business to meet the needs of the good people of Santa Ro ... More →
2A Towing has changed some policy and procedures from the COVID 19 outbreak. We no longer allow passengers in trucks unless it is a roadside emergency. We also require appointments for vehicle releases and property recovery from our impound yard. We also are sanitizing the trucks and equipment more ... More →
Thankfully our impound tows are way down, the customer service portion of office has been reduced to 1 customer at a time with disinfectant being sprayed after each customer leaves and a counter wipe down. The office has only one employee at a time to take care of 1 customer at a time. Employees are ... More →