Want to know the great part about calling R1 for all your Nashville Towing & Roadside Assistance needs? We have 9 years of experience working accident recoveries, transporting wrecked vehicles, and assisting the residents of central Tennessee with tire changeouts along our busy interstates.
Nashville tow trucks need to be in excellent mechanical shape as well as insured. Our state-of-the-art late model flatbed & rollback trucks are maintained & serviced regularly. Delivering your vehicle and YOU from point A to point B safely is our #1 priority.
The bottom line is this. We care. We have the experience. We care about Nashville. We live here too. We have a family, and therefore we understand you want to get home safely to your family as we do ours too. Check Out All Our Services & Categories HERE
Roadside assistance in Nashville is something I hope you don’t need. Should you find yourself stranded along the road here in central Tennesse give us a call quickly at (615) 810-6423.
If it can be done safely, try to get your vehicle off the road as far as possible. If you have to get out of our car try to from the passenger side. For your safety don’t flag drivers down…there are just too many weirdos out there today. We want you back on the road quickly & safely. If you feel threatened in any way call 911 or the Tennessee State Patrol immediately.
Our roadside services include but are not limited to tire change out, battery jump, vehicle lock-outs, out of gas, towing, etc. We assist stranded motorists as well as motorcycle enthusiasts, truckers, and RV’ers. Learn more about our Roadside Assistance here.
One thing I've learned about Nashville. It is a busy, fast-paced city. Important to-do items like a car tune-up, battery checks, and tires rotated probably get neglected.
Those pre-mentioned items will go a long way in avoiding an emergency tow service here in the Music City.
Should you need an emergency tow truck dispatched to your location give us a ring and we will be there shortly. While waiting on us to arrive please turn on your hazards. This will signal to the incoming motorist to slow down as they near your vehicle.
Stay alert and aware of the circumstances around you. Don’t accept a ride from a passerby stranger. We want to be your go-to 24 HR emergency towing service…should you ever need us.
Additional Recovery & Roadside Services We Perform
Hey, we understand. Frankly, there is nothing more frustrating than locking your keys in the car. Give us a ring and we can quickly dispatch someone out to retrieve your keys.
Flat Tire Changeout
There is never a good time for a flat tire...and they seem to always happen at the wrong time. We can promptly run to anywhere in the Nashville area and change that tire out for you.
Car Battery Jump
A dead car battery is a pain in the...arse. If your car won't crank over give us a call here at R1 Towing and we will bring the booster pack. You will be back on the road in no time.
Winch Out Services
We provide winch-out services for a variety of situations, such as ditch recovery, overturned vehicles, loss of traction, and other off-road situations. Our tow trucks are set up to winch out light, medium, and heavy-duty vehicles, Semi, Tractor Trailers, and large equipment, as well as our heavy-duty Peterbilt rotator, which can handle any crazy off-road situation. Call us anytime & learn more about our emergency winching.
What does typical roadside assistance or towing service call look like?
First, let me clarify that the difference between calling for a tow truck versus roadside assistance is really null and void. Typically both are one and the same.
Most of the tows we perform for transport cost between $75 - $125, but every case is different. There are unique factors that can sway those costs, though like:
How many miles are we transporting the vehicle?
Is it a heavy-duty truck, machinery, or a motorcycle?
If you break down, the first thing you want to do is “what not to do.” Do not panic! Everything will be fine. Just breathe. Next, you will want to call us at (615) 810-6423 & get a Nashville Tow Truck dispatched and en route to your location asap.
The driver will ask you a few questions so he can pinpoint your location. You will need to be ready to give your name and the year, make & color of your car or truck. The exact address of your location will be required unless you're stranded on one of our busy interstates.
If the case is that you are broke down in an unknown location, try to look for landmarks or highway mileage markers. This information will significantly help the driver and speed up our response time.
FAQ About R1 Towing
R1 Towing Service FAQ: Everything You Need to Know Before Calling for Nashville's #1 Tow Company
The following are some questions that may come to your mind regarding choosing a tow company here in Middle Tennessee. We hope you contemplate these questions. Your decision on who you call can determine a bad, good, or exceptional experience.
What information will you learn about towing companies in this FAQ?
You'll have all the information to confidently call R1 towing assistance and ensure a stress-free experience. So, let's roll!
Why would you search for a towing service near me? (because that's the easiest way to find a tow truck quickly)
Is there ever a good time to search for a towing service? So why use the tow truck near me in Nashville search option? Duh..because your time is valuable, and you don't want to wait hours for a truck to be dispatched to your location.
Car breakdown on Nashville Interstate
Car breakdowns can happen at any time on Nashville's busiest highways & overpasses...we see it every day. Everything from engine failures, flat tires, dead batteries (usually just corroded battery posts), and more. Our tow trucks at R1 can help transport your vehicle to a local mechanic or garage for repairs. We also do long-distance tows. Just let us know your destination.
Accidents are not the most enjoyable aspect of our business. However, we will be there for you in these traumatic situations. Davidson County, Tennesse, averages around 27,500 reported accidents a year. Your odds of being one of these statistics are fairly high.
Unauthorized Parking Enforcement
If you've parked illegally and your car has been towed, you must call a towing service to claim your vehicle from the impound lot. R1 has an impound lot in Nashville. For businesses, parking lots, and parking garages, give us a call for fast, easy vehicle removal.
Moving vehicles To A New Town, City, or State?
Maybe your moving to a new city or state? We can help get your car, truck, motorcycle or shed to your new location. Just give us a heads-up by calling to schedule.
Other situations that warrant a tow service
There may be other situations where you need a towing service, such as when your car is stuck in a yard or ditch due to road conditions or when you need a winch out but not necessarily towed to another location.
What Types of services does R1 Towing Offer?
There is a multitude of situations in which you might need towing services, and the type of service you need will depend on your unique situation. However, here is a generalization of the most common types of towing services:
Flatbed towing, a rollback service, is when a flatbed tow truck hauls your vehicle. Large & commercial vehicles typically receive this type of tow truck. Owners of specialty cars also request flat bed towing service because they don't want their vehicle moved with a wheel lift method.
We also do fleet vehicle towing for car dealerships & auto auctions
Wheel-lift towing trucks
Wheel-lift towing employs is a truck that elevates your vehicle's front end or rear end off the ground and transports it with the two remaining wheels mobile. This method is often used frequently for normal sized, and mid-sized vehicles.
Heavy-duty towing is when a larger tow truck is used to transport heavy vehicles such as Semi-tractor trailers, school buses, or camper RVs.
Motorcycle towing is when a specialized tow truck is used to transport motorcycles. These trucks have special equipment to balance your Harley or crotch rocket.
How do you choose a reliable towing service in Nashville?
There is a multitude of tow truck companies in Nashville. Therefore, selecting a reputable and reliable company is essential when you call a towing service in this city. Below are some guidelines that should help you find a trustworthy towing service here in Music City:
Check for licensing and insurance.
Tow company licensing & insurance a big one. You got to verify the towing company you call is licensed and insured. This will help protect you in case of any damage to your vehicle during the towing process.
Check the BBB for Nashville's Tow Service Operators A+ Ratings.
Seek out a towing company with years of experience here in Nashville. Experienced companies are more likely to have the resume, personnel & equipment to take care of your towing needs. Our BBB Rating is A+
Internet reviews will tell you a lot about the character of a tow company service. Click the link above to check out R1 Towing reviews on Google.
Compare prices & cost for a tow truck to your location.
Getting quotes from different towing companies and comparing their prices can seem like a time saver; however, remember that the cheapest option typically never turns out to be the best option. You get what you pay for.
Towing fees and charges
Towing fees can vary depending on several factors, such as the distance towed, the type of vehicle, and the time of day. Below are some different fees depending on the situation.
All companies include the hook-up fee. While not mentioned when you call. This charge is calculated by the average time it takes to attach your vehicle to the tow truck.
This towing fee is pretty obvious. Are you being towed a few blocks or several miles across town? Most companies have a standard minimum fee that encompasses 10 miles or less. Long-distance towing cost falls into a different category and depends on several factors.
Impound Lot or Basic Storage fees.
Impound lots in Nashville charge a daily fee to keep your vehicle. If your car is impounded from a parking lot or garage, typically, there will be a sign displaying the tow company the business has contracted to remove the unauthorized vehicle.
Additional services fee
Every tow call is unique. If the accident is severe, it may require more than one tow truck to safely remove the car. As a result, extra fees may be incurred.
What to expect during a towing service
When you call Harmon at R1 Towing, he will ask you a few standard questions to quickly get a driver dispatched and heading in your direction.
The service call questions are:
What kind of car is it?
What is the cause of your vehicle breakdown?
What is your location?
Where do you want the vehicle towed to?
After these standard questions are answered, a tow truck driver will be dispatched asap to your location.
Your & Your Passenger's Safety Is the #1 Priority. Period.
Nashville Interstates are hazardous if you park along the side of the road. Take this seriously. Make sure you & your passengers are not in harm's way by oncoming cars, trucks & semi-tractors, and big rigs.
Get Your Important Items
Before the tow truck hooks up to your vehicle, ensure you get all your important items like cash, wallet, purse, cell phone, etc. Depending on the situation, you may be able to get access to the car for a couple of hours to several days.
Ask the driver questions.
Don't let the towing driver leave without answering any questions or concerns you have. But, first, you must know where and when to pick up your vehicle.
Towing safety tips
Towing can be dangerous if not done correctly. Keep the following safety reminders at the forefront of your mind.
Stay out of the way.
When the tow truck is loading or unloading your vehicle, stay out of the way and let the driver do their job.
What kind of tow trucks does R1 Towing Use?
We utilize a wide range of trucks. The truck we dispatch out depends on the vehicle's size, make & model, and the reason for the tow.
Flatbed tow trucks
Our flatbed tow trucks are used primarily for larger vehicles like Ford F-150s, Chevy Silverados & cars that have all-wheel drive systems.
Integrated tow trucks
This type of truck is usually a dual axle with a boom and wheel lift built into one piece. At R1, we use this truck for extremely heavy-duty situations involving very large vehicles.
Hook and chain tow trucks
We use our Hook and chain tow trucks here in Nashville to do a lot of junk car removals. Simply put, we hook up to the front or the rear of the car, leaving one set of wheels on the ground as it's being towed. This is one of the fastest methods of transporting a vehicle.
Wheel-lift tow trucks
Wheel-lift tow trucks are not much different than Hook and chain trucks. Both only leave one set of wheels on the pavement while being towed.
Conclusion...aka, Let's wrap it up.
To sum it all up, R1 Towing can be your guardian angel on standby! Listen...cars break down. We get it.
We position our trucks around the entire Nashville Metro Area, so we are never far from you in an emergency. Our 5-star reviews speak for themselves. When you call our tow service, the primary concern on our end is your safety and getting your car road ready as quickly as possible.
We hope the above guide and FAQs will help you choose a legitimate wrecker service in Nashville. In addition, we would like you to allow us to serve you should the situation arise.