Ipswich Towing Service

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Ipswich Towing

When you find yourself unexpectedly by the roadside, our leading Ipswich towing services are on call 24/7 to get you and your vehicle off the road as quickly as possible. We have a huge fleet of reliable tow trucks available to respond to your emergencies at any time of the day or night, every day of the year. And with depot locations all over Ipswich, we will always have a tow truck to you within the hour and even less in metro areas, no matter where you are!

So if your car has broken down or you’ve been in an accident, or you just need efficient vehicle transportation between locations, our Ipswich towing services are your first point of call. From the Ipswich Motorway to the Yamanto Tavern, TOW has got you covered. Our 24 hour call centre and operators are standing by!

Our Ipswich Towing Services

The range of towing services we deliver in Ipswich are reliable, efficient and affordable. We take care of all the little details so you don’t have to worry about a thing, and can rest assured knowing that you and your vehicle are in the very best hands. Our services include:

Car and Motorcycle Breakdown Towing for any sized vehicle or motorcycle. We can take you to one of our 7 towing depots in and around Ipswich where you can then organise its pick up and repair, or alternatively, to a workshop or location of your choice.

Machinery and Forklift Towing for worksites in and around Ipswich. Our machinery-specific tow trucks are able to tow all types of large and heavy machinery with the proper care and safety processes.

Accident and Smash Towing to safely remove your vehicle from accident sites. All our tow truck drivers are experienced and trained in the correct procedures for towing vehicles from crash zones, including preparing heavily damaged vehicles for towing and cleaning up the site afterwards.

Container Towing for your worksite. We can tow any sized containers, sheds and portable utilities between worksites and other locations, with prompt pickup and delivery every time so you can stay on schedule.

Carpark Towing from all types of carparks, including undercover and restricted access carparks. It doesn’t matter where you are – we have the right tow trucks and towing equipment to reach you safely.

Abandoned Vehicle Towing to remove them from the side of the road and in public places. You can report an abandoned vehicle to the Ipswich City Council to have it removed.

Transport and Car Freight to move single or multiple vehicles between locations when you aren’t able to drive them yourself. We can transport vehicles for both personal and commercial use.

Trade Towing for any trade machinery or equipment, including heavy and fragile machinery. We tow round the clock so your worksite will never be delayed as you wait for deliveries.

Car and Motorcycle Transport at any time, to anywhere.

In addition to our standard Ipswich towing services, we also have an exclusive partnership with Queensland Police Hoon Towing and Impoundment and can provide:

Clearway Towing

Vehicle Repossession Towing

Police Impoundment Towing

Vehicle Immobilisation Towing

Our Fleet and Depots in Ipswich

We have 7 convenient towing depots and holding yards in and around Ipswich, which can securely store up to 1070 vehicles. If you don’t have a location in mind for us to tow your vehicle, we’ll take it to the holding yard nearest to you where you can then organise its pick up in your own time. Our clean, locked holding yards and depots are located at:

- 11 Turley St, Ipswich

- 33 Belar St, Yamanto

- 214 Lowood-Minden Rd, Tarampa

- 3820 Mt Lindesay Hwy, Park Ridge

- 6 Radium St, Crestmead

- 720 Kingsford Smith Dr, Hamilton

- 160 Curtin Ave W, Eagle Farm

Our fleet of 161 regularly serviced and maintained tow trucks operate all around Ipswich and surrounding suburbs, with the capability of towing vehicles and equipment up to 22 tonnes in size. We keep only modern and reliable tow trucks in our fleet, with their years of manufacturing ranging from 1978 to 2013. Our tow truck drivers and sub-contractors are fully trained, licensed and certified to safely operate all types of tow trucks in our fleet.

Frequently Asked Questions

Are you insured? Yes! TOW and all our drivers and sub-contractors are fully insured for your peace of mind.

What methods of payment do you accept? You can prepay for your tow when you book with either a credit card or debit card. For your security and the security of our drivers, we are unable to accept cash payments.

My vehicle has broken down but I’m not sure where I am. Our state-of-the-art GPS tracking feature ‘Where Am I?’ can get your current location and give you the exact address using your mobile phone’s internal GPS. Please note that you will need a smartphone for this feature to work.

View the rest of our FAQ’s for further information on our Ipswich towing and state wide towing services. If your question hasn’t been answered, contact our 24 hour call centre or send us a message.

The Worst Roads in Ipswich

As the state’s oldest colonial city and one of the fastest growing regions in South East Queensland, Ipswich seamlessly combines modern urbanisation and green open spaces with a heritage charm. The city is home to more than 177 000 residents and visitors all year round from the nearby major cities of Brisbane and the Gold Coast. It is a main urban centre, with the roads around the CBD and nearby areas getting steadily busier as the region continues to grow. Local roads have become notorious for congestion and car accidents, as more and more people are living and working in the area.

There are a number of particularly dangerous roads in and around Ipswich where crashes and accidents are common. We advise all drivers to take extra care on these roads, pay attention to other drivers and adhere to all speed limits.

The Warrego Highway from Ipswich to Toowoomba and the Cunningham Highway from Ipswich to Willowbank have been named in the Top 20 Worst State Roads and National Network Highways in the most recent Unworthy Roads Survey by RACQ.

Both highways have a very rough surface, poor shoulders and are prone to flooding, with frequent pot holes and surface damage caused by heavy vehicles.

These sections of the highways are rated high to medium-high risk for crashes involving casualties, due to the combination of busy roads, poor road surfaces and risky driving behaviour.

The survey also named a number of unworthy local roads in Ipswich including Redbank Plains Road, Harris Street,Claus Road, Bertha Street, Haigslea-Malabar Road, Dargie Avenue,Long Gully Road, Lobb Street, Jones Road, Moores Pocket Road, Ripley Road and Whitehill Road. Frequent problems are mentioned such as rough surfaces, narrow lanes, poor road shoulders, lack of visibility, poor drainage and prone to flooding. We recommend that you take special care when navigating these roads, because their low quality and surface problems can cause serious car accidents if you don’t drive to suit the conditions.

Brisbane Road is also notorious for crashes, especially in wet weather. Heavy traffic leads to drivers taking risks and driving dangerously to get through the congestion, which results in collisions or running off the road. We strongly advise you to drive safely on busy roads, and give yourself extra time to travel in heavy traffic.

The Black Spot Program

The Federal Government recently approved over $3.1 million to complete 4 projects on local Ipswich roads, through their Nation Building Black Spot Program to improve Queensland roads. These roads include:

The Edwards Street and Raceview Street intersection and Ripley Road in Flinders View will receive approximately $700 000 to install new traffic signals.

The Briggs Road and Cemetery Road intersection in Raceview will receive approximately $160 000 for phasing modifications, and to install overhead traffic signals and right turn lanes.

Wulkuraka Connection Road in Karrabin will receive $2 million to implement road safety audit recommendations including intersection widening, improving safety barriers, shoulder widening and the removal and relocation of roadside hazards along its 3km length.

The Jacaranda Street and Cook Street intersection in East Ipswich will receive $250 000 to install a right turn, kerb and channel works.

These upgrades will make the roads around Ipswich much safer for drivers and pedestrians, but we advise you to continue to take care when travelling in these areas while the improvements are being made.

Our Ipswich tow truck fleet

Tow.com.au operates a fleet of 71 tow trucks within km's of the centre of Ipswich. The oldest tow truck in operation in and around Ipswich was manufactured in 0 and the newest was manufactured in 2017.

This fleet is capable of towing vehicles and equipment up to 22 tonne in size.

About Ipswich

Ipswich belongs to the Ipswich City Council.

The council supports 177,485 residents, with a median age of 32

Towing Services

Throughout Ipswich we offer the following towing services.

  • Car Towing
  • Accident Towing
  • Smash Towing
  • Breakdown Towing
  • Local Towing
  • Tow-away
  • Cheap Towing
  • Motorcycle Towing
  • Repo Towing
  • Breakdown Towing
  • Clearway Towing
  • Carpark Towing
  • Transport & Car Freight
  • Trade Towing
  • Vehicle Repossession
  • Emergency Towing

Ipswich towing depots

Tow.com.au has 6 towing depots and holding yards close to Ipswich.

These holding yards can securely store up to 915 vehicles.

- 33 Belar St Yamanto, QLD 4305
- 214 Lowood-Minden Rd Tarampa, QLD 4311
- 214 Lowood Minden Rd Tarampa, QLD 4311
- 3820 Mt Lindesay Hwy Park Ridge, QLD 4125
- 720 Kingsford Smith Dr Hamilton, QLD 4007
- 160 Curtin Ave W Eagle Farm, QLD 4009

Recent tows in Ipswich

  • Towed a BIKE 0.7KM from Ipswich Rd, Buranda QLD
  • Towed a CAR 14.3KM from Everton Ct, Waterford West QLD
  • Towed a CAR 14.7KM from Cavendish Rd, Holland Park QLD
  • Towed a CAR 36.9KM from School Rd, Redbank Plains QLD
  • Towed a CAR 4.6KM from Coonan St, Indooroopilly QLD

Ipswich Towing Statistics

Most towed cars in Ipswich

Detail table for Brisbane region
Percent Make Model
40.9% Holden Commodore
22.6% Ford Falcon
6.3% MITSUBISHI LANCER
6.1% TOYOTA HILUX
4.7% Toyota Corolla
4.6% Toyota Camry
4.2% HOLDEN ASTRA
4% Mitsubishi Magna
3.7% Nissan Pulsar
2.9% HOLDEN BARINA

Breakdown - days of tows in Ipswich

Detail table for Brisbane region
Percent Day
17.7% Thursday
16.7% Wednesday
16% Friday
14.3% Tuesday
13.8% Monday
11.1% Saturday
10.3% Sunday

Breakdown - times of tows in Ipswich

Detail table for Brisbane region
Percent Time
7.4% 03 PM
7.1% 04 PM
7% 01 PM
6.6% 10 AM
6.1% 11 AM
5.8% 12 PM
5.7% 05 PM
5.6% 02 PM
5.2% 09 AM
4.1% 08 PM
4% 09 PM
3.9% 08 AM
3.9% 07 PM
3.7% 11 PM
3.4% 06 PM
3.3% 12 AM
3.3% 10 PM
2.8% 01 AM
2.6% 02 AM
2.6% 03 AM
2.1% 07 AM
1.7% 06 AM
1.1% 05 AM
0.9% 04 AM