Why does it cost that much to tow a car?

Towing rates are based on the cost of doing business with key ingredient being truck cost. Tow trucks are not cheap. In addition, the cost of appropriate tools and equipment must be considered. The cost to insure a high risk business is large and continues to rise year after year. The liability insurance cost is in addition to the property damage insurance on the trucks, the vehicles in transport, and the workers’ compensation insurance on the drivers themselves.

There are wages for the drivers and dispatchers. This business operates 24 hours a day and so the workforce cost never stops.

There are also overhead costs such as communication, fuel, general maintenance and unforeseen major repairs. Add electric, phone, etc….you get the idea.

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We use the best quality transport trailer recovery straps, designed with protective pads for securing vehicles and more specifically not to damage alloy wheels.
Professional courier service available nationwide from FOD Transport.

Breakdown Recovery Dublin

We provide a fast, efficient & cost effective breakdown recovery and car towing service throughout Dublin and nationwide.
Call us today on 01 403 0729 for a free quote.

FOD Transport & Recovery provide a professional, reliable and cost efficient
24/7 breakdown recovery & tow truck service nationwide.
2006 Ford Transit. (04/25/2006)

Transport Services

We operate a commercial vehicle fleet and have a large number vehicles on the road. We provide nationwide same day delivery specials and can facilitate vehicle and driver hire. We have several vehicles and drivers contracted to various companies. Get in touch to find out what we can do to help improve your business today.

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Breakdown & Recovery

Our highly experienced staff can diagnose most faults on the spot. Whether you have just ran out of fuel or you need a replacement battery, our aim is to get you back on the road as quickly as possible. All our recovery vehicles carry computer diagnostic equipment to quickly find any engine faults.


Breakdown Recovery in Action

Take a quick look at this short video to see how our experienced staff manage safe recovery of this expensive light commercial vehicle. Our recovery vehicle has a full tilt and slide body for fast and easy loading. This is essential for cars with damaged or lowered suspensions.