In what could be a first for the trucking industry, an Atlanta trucking company is set to offer an alternative to the traditional trucking service, towing.
Trucking company, Blue Star Trucking, is partnering with Blue Sky to offer towing services to drivers in Atlanta, Georgia.
Blue Star Truckers CEO, Andy Buhlman, said, “We are pleased to partner with Blue Star for towing in Atlanta.
The Blue Star truckers fleet includes over 2,000 trucks that haul cargo across the region.
We’re excited to be able to serve drivers in the Atlanta area with a full-service fleet of Towing trucks towing.”
Towing is a service that offers drivers the option of towing their own cars and trucks to a destination.
Towing drivers will pay a flat fee to use the service and will have to pay a $100 per vehicle charge.
The fee includes the truck driver, truck, trailer and cargo.
The Towing company will also provide the driver with insurance and equipment.
Towage companies offer many different services to truck drivers.
Some offer to transport vehicles to and from the job site, while others offer to tow cars and trailers to a temporary location.
The service is available in all 50 states, with many more cities offering their own towing options.TOWAGE FACTSAbout 10 million truck drivers are insured through state and local government.
Nationwide, the number of truck drivers is estimated at 1.4 million.
About 90 percent of truckers drive vehicles that carry goods.