On average in the US one tower is killed in a roadside accident every 6 days. I am saddened to see this again in NOVA. It’s Not one of our drivers and I hope never will be. Our thoughts and prayers go to the family, friends and co-workers of the fallen operator.
It is a dangerous job.
Please call for a shoulder or lane to be blocked by VDOT, VA State or whatever jurisdiction you are in.
I guarantee the police would rather block a shoulder or a lane than have to respond to you being injured or killed.
If you’re a towing company owner, have a safety policy in place that requires assistance on an interstate. REQUIRE safety uniforms at all times.
If you don’t have a policy, PM us with your email and we will send you ours.
Get proactive with your team and stay safe.
A tow truck driver who was helping a driver stranded on the Capital Beltway in Fairfax County, Virginia, late Monday night was struck and killed during a chain-reaction crash. Virginia State Police said someone driving a Honda Pilot rear-ended a Ford Edge SUV that was going southbound on I-495 near....