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  • Writer's pictureGeoff Nienstedt

Why do tow trucks have cameras?

Roadrunner Tow trucks are equipped with cameras but the reasons may surprise you. They are actually there for your safety and to maintain the high level of customer service we provide. Here are some reasons tow trucks have cameras.

  1. Insurance Purposes: Cameras can serve as documentation of the condition of the vehicle being towed, reducing the risk of disputes over damage claims. This helps protect both the towing company and the vehicle owner.

  2. Safety and Accountability: Cameras can promote safe driving behavior among tow truck operators by serving as a form of accountability. Knowing that their actions are being recorded may encourage drivers to follow traffic laws and operate their vehicles responsibly.

  3. Security: Cameras can deter theft or vandalism of tow trucks and the vehicles they tow. They can also provide evidence in the event of any security incidents. This ensures that your property is maintained from start to finish.

  4. Training and Monitoring: Footage from cameras can be used for training purposes, allowing towing companies to review and analyze their drivers' performance on the road. It can also be used to monitor drivers in real-time to ensure they are adhering to company policies and procedures.

Overall, the presence of cameras on tow trucks serves multiple purposes, including enhancing safety, security, accountability, and customer service. Thank you for reading our blog and let us know if you ever need any light, medium or heavy duty towing.



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