Wish we could avail one (even just once) but there are no free passes when it comes to car accidents. They can happen to me, you, all of us. This is one hell of a heavy stress. Imagine this: you’re in great shock; there’s a long queue of traffic behind; and you just one to get out of this mess. I’m sure you’d want to be saved by a tow truck. Any tow truck driver that would come to rescue you would appear to be legitimate and honest in your judging, to the point that you would praise her/him with all you might. But in this day and age, carnapping by these towers is a possible predicament. This is a warning we all should acknowledge. In the face of great distress, what are the necessary steps to do in dealing with towers like Daly City Towing service at the aftermath of a car accident?
- Contact your insurance provider.
Let your rationality prevail by calling your insurer. Refrain from signing any document coming from the towers. In many cases, you’ll be requested to sign forms regulated by the government. Signing documents from questionable towing services seem to be tempting as it will help you get out of the crash situation. But I tell you, they will take advantage of your weak disposition and will utilize every resource they have to rob your money. The only guys that care about your welfare are your insurers. They have the capacity to arrange a tow and at the same time they will be able to explain expectations from this arrangement.
- Read tower’s fine print.
This might be excruciating to do as you’re tending to your cuts and bruises, but your participation to read towing authority form/fine print is deemed necessary. This document should be able to cover standard practices of handling car accidents detail-by-detail. Ideally, you should be assisted by your insurers. Towing service professionals should be able to explain to you and your insurers terms and conditions present on the towing authority form. Use your judgment and consult your insurers if a part of the form or perhaps the whole form is suspicious.
After signing, the towers should be able to present your copy of the fine print for reference.
- Know your options.
Take your time in understanding the options that will be laid by the tow truck service guys. Included in the options is your car getting towed to your home. This means no storage fees. More importantly, this means giving you ample amount of time to clear your head first. You’ll definitely be paying twice for this option, but the opportunity to have a clear head for what to do next will be advantageous on your end.
Proper assistance in towing shall be dealt with head on presence of mind. Again, this might be a challenge on your end but what might be a car crash aftermath interrogation of 5 minutes will actually turn into 5 years of suffering if you’ll not be mindful in contacting your insurance provider, in reading tower’s fine print, and in knowing your options. Be in the now and know you where you stand as a towing recipient in the case of car crash.