Weatherford Democrat

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December 30, 2012

Local wrecker service providing free ‘Tipsy Tow’

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Anyone traveling more than 10 miles from the location will be charged $3 per each additional mile. Callers within the county may contact the 1-800-222-4357 number.

Other towing and wrecker businesses are offering their services for New Year’s Eve, and will be on call 24/7.

John Hall, owner of Longhorn Wrecker Service, said that New Year’s Eve hasn’t been as busy as the following week.

“Most people usually do pretty well on New Year’s Eve and stay responsible,” he said. “It’s the weekend after that where you get a lot of DWIs because people let their guard down.”

Longhorn charges a towing fee of $50 around town. A trip to Fort Worth costs around $120, and credit cards are accepted.

AA Wrecker also offers towing for both car and driver, with a $50-$55 fee for tows within the city and a charge of $85-$125 for Fort Worth, depending on the exact location.

Sargent’s Wrecker Service is also available 24 hours a day, and will provide towing within Weatherford city limits for $55. Pricing for Fort Worth trips varies.

Another alternative is Weatherford’s sole tax company, Weatherford Taxicab. Motorists can call (817) 583-3222 to get a lift, with standard fare to be charged.

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