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How Much Towing Services Cost?

In US a large number of vehicles undergo towing service every year. Each car has to go through it once. This service can be much expensive if you are not having roadside assistance and emergency funds. The towing services are much more than carrying your car from one location to another, but people do not understand it. Every company that provides this service charges you differently that depends on thedistance between your home and the company’s location etc.

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Average Tow Costs

* Cost for 5 to 7 Mile: $30 to $100

* Cost for 40 Mile: $100 to $250

* Cost for 100 Mile: $250 to $600

Each company has its own charges for towing some cost $2.50 to $7.00 per mile. The heavier your vehicle is, the more costly is its towing. If you can get a service near to your house prefer it, as it will cost you less.

What Towing Services Companies Offer?

Different services offered by tow companies are:

* Transportation of vehicle

* Jump Start

* Providing gas

* Pulling you out in case of emergency

* Changing tire

* Door unlocking

What Impacts the Cost of a Tow?

Sometimes you want to have an idea about the cost of a service and for this purpose you visit the company’s website, but it goes in vain.But in real, these towing services cost you in range between $50 and $100. The cost varies on the particular type of service you require and your location.

Even basic fee known as hook-up fee is $50, irrespective of how much towing you need.

More miles cost you more.A basic tow is less expensive than a flatbed tow. A tow after car undergoes some sort of stroke is much costly, same is the case for car towing and impounding.

Roadside Assistance

If you have Roadside assistance than these services save you from, paying handsome amount of money.

Different car insurance companies offer different roadside assistance offers as $50, $100, and $150 limits.These limits also vary with miles. For instance, cost for 20 mile tow is $50.More miles more tow charges.Some companies offer to assist 100-mile tow irrespective of each service company’s charges. You must keep a check on the mile coverage so that you may know well that when the car needs towing. If you are buying some used car, do have a look on the miles it has covered so that you may not be in loss.

After a car accident the towing charges are paid by the insurance company. It does not matter that whether you have a roadside assistance or not the insurance company will bear all the charges.This saves you from paying too much money as towing after car accident costs much much more.

So you must have a roadside assistance and must contact an insurance company immediately. You must keep the receipt of the towing services so that you must not face any problem in the hour of need and can easily show it to insurance company.

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