Our Towing Services
SpeedyG can recover any vehicle, anywhere, in any scenario. It’s not just a tagline, it’s true. There are different types of tow trucks built for different types of loads. Our team has experienced many difficult situations in the past, and we have helped all of our customers out of them. Read about what our customers […]Read More >>
Tips To Stay Safe While Waiting For A Tow Truck
Traffic can get pretty bad here in the Chicagoland area, especially between Downtown and the Suburbs. You’ll need a reliable towing service at some point after an accident. Do Not Panic It is best not to panic and increase your stress levels if something has happened to your car and you need a tow. It […]Read More >>
Snow Storm Incoming!
Wave after wave of snow storms coming in this year. It seems like just when the roads are all clear, here comes another storm. Next week will be a doozy of a snowstorm that will cover Chicagoland in the white stuff once again. Of course, the highs are predicted to be above freezing during the […]Read More >>
10 Things Tow Truck Drivers Wished You Knew – Part 1
Tow truck drivers have a tough job to do. It takes a special person to answer a phone call and head out in bad weather to tow someone out of a ditch. What You Need To Know They Need More Space Slow down, move over and give them room. Our tow truck drivers tell us […]Read More >>
Who Created the First Tow Truck?
In 1916 Ernest W. Holmes, Sr. mounted the industry’s first wrecker on the body of a 1913 Cadillac. He founded the Ernest Holmes Co. in Chattanooga, Tennessee. How Come? The story goes that he was inspired after he needed blocks, ropes, and six men to pull a car out of a creek. It was a […]Read More >>
5 Reasons to Call A Tow Truck
Obviously you don’t want to call a tow truck around every corner, and we don’t really want that for you, either. But what are some good reasons to call a tow truck? Here are 5 good reasons to call a tow truck, and we completely understand if you are in any of these situations. Engine […]Read More >>
Speedy’s Truck-Stop Roadside Service, Truck Repair Hampshire IL 60140
Stuck at a truck stop in Northern Illinois or along the I-90 corridor? Speedy G Towing Service can help you day or night 24/7. Between Belvidere and Rosemount, Illinois we know most of the truck stops along the I-90 corridor. We’ve even visited a few at a time on busy days. We do need to […]Read More >>
Vacationing and hauling your RV?
This summer the roads are full of people hauling recreational vehicles, boats, motorbikes, or other big toys that we Americans love to bring with us when we go up to the lake or to any campground. But what’s the safest way to do this? We see this from time to time, people purchase a truck […]Read More >>
I Just Called a Tow Truck. Who pays?
Your auto insurance may cover the cost of this, depending on your coverage. You may also have a credit card that will provide free or low-cost towing as a benefit. Don’t forget about your roadside assistance plan, if you have one. The average cost of a tow is around $109, depending on how far you […]Read More >>
Roadside Assistance – our other services
Just because you find yourself on the side of the road, doesn’t necessarily mean you need a tow. Sometimes you need a little more gas to get where you are going, or maybe you need a jump start. We can do both and more! Tire Change Don’t have the muscles – or the tools – […]Read More >>