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When you contact a company like AAA and ask if tipping the tow truck driver is required, the service representative will tell you that you don’t need to tip. They further explain that their roadside assistance personnel are paid for their work and that tips aren’t part of their overall compensation.
iTipping.com. One of our readers, a tow truck driver, writes: In my experiences with driving a wrecker for AAA and doing cash calls, I have come to notice that there are 2 kinds of people: those who tip, and those who don't. Most rich people with fancy cars do not tip, and expect you to baby their expensive cars,...
It all depends on the situation. I am a little biased since I own a towing company. If you are paying for the tow out of your own pocket than $5 if he/she did a good job is fair.
Answer Wiki. The short answer: you do NOT need to tip your tow truck driver. Tow truck companies, like AAA, explain that their roadside assistance personnel are paid for their work and that tips aren’t part of their overall compensation. If you think the driver went above and beyond and deserves a tip, the general consensus is $5...
Tow truck driver tipping etiquette. It is not required to tip the tow truck driver, buts it’s a nice gesture to do so. They will appreciate it especially if they have gone above and beyond like that drive to the shop. If you’re not a tipper then a sincere thank you is a nice way to show your gratitude. 6. Value the tow truck driver.
And I noticed the tow truck driver just standing there... So I thought, maybe this dude was expecting a tip??? I thought it was weird, cause I have cars towed all the time, and this was the first time this happened to me. Do you guys tip tow truck drivers?
However, I tried to tip a tow truck driver who towed my pickup a couple years ago, and he was insulted that I offered a tip. And I just tipped the guy towing my Subaru, and he seemed surprised I gave him a tip.
AAA guy fixing your flat tire. But, based on my research, AAA pays a local tow company to come and tow your car. AAA doesn't care if you tip, because they subcontract out the job, and they're getting their cut either way. They're paying the driver -- but not much after taxes and fees.
If the guy ever does something really extraordinary, I'll tip, but not for routine assistance. IMO tipping is appropriate f he does some real labor or it's nasty out when he is doing the work. As a side note tow drivers (or more specifically the business owners) on AAA contracts do not get that much per tow.