Versatility is important when offering towing, rescue, and recovery services in the mountainous terrain of the Rockies. Drivers of autos, trucks, and campers frequently find themselves in precarious locations, often off the roadbed when maneuvering through twisting turns in bad weather. Of course, accidents happen even on nice days, but mountain recoveries can still be tricky.
Recovery equipment that works for one circumstance may not be best for another. That’s why the top towing and recovery companies like Alpine Towing & Recovery use a full lineup of equipment for different situations.
What are the Advantages of Roll Back Tow Trucks
Using a hydraulic system and a winch, the flatbed tilts or “rolls” back to meet the ground at an angle to allow the inoperable vehicle to be pulled onto the bed. The system then inches the bed back into a horizontal position for the vehicle to be secured.
The winch and hydraulics can drag a wrecked vehicle to the tow vehicle from difficult angles. In tight spots or when the vehicle has left the roadway, the hydraulic system can pull the wreck to a location nearer the roll back tow truck so the tow driver can maneuver the vehicle for better access. The roll back bed is then maneuvered into position to pull the wreck onto the bed, tilt back to horizontal, secure, and drive away from the accident scene.
A flat bed truck without roll back capability is adequate for carrying heavy loads, However, a wrecked vehicle must be hoisted from ground level onto the flatbed to be secured for transport. This action requires heavy-duty lifting equipment to either be attached to the truck or to be present on the scene.
Alpine Towing & Recovery Capability
Alpine Towing & Recovery is frequently the “go to” recovery company when the state police or local law enforcement requires special assistance at an accident scene. HAZMAT-certified and trained in accident scene management, the staff of Alpine Towing operates 24/7 throughout the year, prepared with equipment for both simple roadside breakdowns to severe accidents and even backcountry recoveries.
In an emergency or for more information, contact Alpine Towing & Recovery at 1-800-869-2869 for 24-hour emergency service.
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