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Tow Rate Schedule

Rates for Towing and Emergency Road Services
on Restricted Access Parkways in New York State
(NYSDOT -- revised August 2011)
ITEM RATE*
  1. BASIC ROAD SERVICE* (standard call charge)
    1. Gasoline delivery (does not include cost of gas)
    2. Removing flat tire & replacing spare tire
    3. Battery boost or jump start
    4. Winching - per truck, per 1/2 hour (does not include normal lift/hoist)**
    5. Any motor trouble or other mechanical work
      up to and including 30 minutes actual working time
      (does not include cost of replacement parts).
    6. Lockout Service (providing access to a motorist's locked vehicle)
$65.00
  1. INITIAL TOWING FEE (includes motorcycle)
$100.00
  1. ADDITIONAL TOW AFTER EXITING PARKWAY (per mile)
$ 7.50
  1. STORAGE - FIRST 24 HOURS FREE (after 24 hours - per day or portion thereof)
$45.00
  1. OTHER COVERED SERVICES - Per 1/2 Hour
    (Billable in 1/4 hour increments of $30.00)
    Includes:
    1. Recovering and preparing a wrecked vehicle for towing.***
    2. Additional truck with operator. ***
    3. Standby fee (only when directed by a police agency).
$60.00
* Any and all taxes and tolls are additional.
** Restoring a vehicle to pavement, that does not require towing is charged only under Item "a" above. If the vehicle also requires towing, the actions are chargeable under both Items "e(1)" and "b".
*** Rates are for actual time worked on site -- NOT on a portal to portal basis.
LI Parks and Beach recovery rates available from NYS Parks Commission (631) 669-1000