If your vehicle breaks down unexpectedly, not only can this cause significant disruptions to your schedule, but it’s also a huge source of stress.
Having your vehicle towed to a nearby mechanic is the simplest way to get your vehicle back up and running as soon as possible, and it also clears the road for other drivers.
If you’re concerned that your vehicle might pose a particular challenge for a towing company, the chances are that it won’t be an issue.
Let’s explore the most common reasons why vehicles need towing and which vehicles we can tow across Darwin and New South Wales.
Why Do Vehicles Need Towing?
Vehicles can require towing for a wide range of reasons, although most commonly due to a breakdown or an accident.
If your car has broken down, then the tow truck drivers will simply attach a chain to your vehicle and haul it onto the back of their truck.
If you’re unfortunate enough to be involved in an accident, then the tow truck driver will stay with you until the police and/or paramedics arrive and ensure that your vehicle is safely removed from the scene of the accident.
Some of the most common reasons why vehicles are towed include:
- A vehicle has broken down and won’t start
- There was an accident and the vehicle needs to be moved off the road
- A 4WD or other vehicle is stuck in difficult terrain
- Heavy machinery needs to be moved from one location to another
What Vehicles Can We Tow?
At Banjo’s Anytime Towing Service, we can tow a huge range of small and large vehicles for a variety of reasons.
Our towing services are suitable for:
- All kinds of cars and light vehicles
- 4WD vehicles
- Vans, lorries, and trucks
- Heavy machinery
- Shipping containers
In some cases, you may choose to contact a towing service like Banjo’s Anytime Towing Service to move heavy items like shipping containers and machinery because it is safer than attempting to move the items yourself.
Our towing services are perfect for businesses that are relocating and in need of help moving expensive, heavy assets from one site to another.
What Vehicles Can't Be Towed?
If your vehicle is completely immobile and won’t start, it’s likely that a towing company will be able to provide assistance.
However, there are certain types of vehicles that can’t be towed according to law, including:
- Unlicensed trailer homes or van conversions
In the case of bicycles and motorbikes, these can usually be relocated to a mechanic or another site quite easily without the need for a tow truck.
In the case of unlicensed trailer homes or van conversions, these are considered unsafe on the road and cannot be towed responsibly.
We also cannot tow vehicles with passengers in them; if you’re traveling as part of a group, it’s important to arrange suitable transport for other members of your group before your vehicle is towed away.