How to start a towing business

To start a car towing business, you must first secure a license from the state in which you live. Before investing time and money required, takes a thorough investigation of what is involved in starting and running a business of this type. Tow companies can be profitable, but generalities only after years of hard work.

Others are reading
• How to Make Money with a crane
• How owning a trailer selling food

 towing business


1. Contact the Department of Motor Vehicles to determine the types of licenses you need to operate the business. Complete all required test driver and shows proof of insurance before opening your business.

2. Creates a plan business twelve months for which initial training costs, maintenance trailer, rent for lots of attachment, marketing and procurement. Also designs a plan of marketing.

3. Get a business loan if you do not have the investment money. Provides lenders your plan business and any other information they ask.

4. Find an insurance provider that specializes in secure towing cars. Get estimates to determine the best type of coverage and the most affordable monthly prizes. The auto towing insurance can cover the team, however lots, employees and repairs to cars and trucks that can be damaged during towing.

5. Learn how to safely drive a tow truck. You can take courses or learn from someone who works in the business.

6. Add your business by completing and submitting all the forms identified by your state.

7. Increase profits and keep a steady stream of job advertising your towing business through direct mail marketing, online or in local telephone directories. Contact parking and other companies to obtain exclusive contracts trailer.

Tips and Warnings

  • Many states require that you have at least $ 10,000 to invest in a towing business.Some allow only some towing business operating across the region, which means they can put you on a waiting list until there is space available.