A commitment to customer service

We pride ourselves on being more reliable than the competition. That means making sure our drivers are not only properly trained but also appropriately friendly. There’s no need for us to make the undue burden of needing a tow even more unpleasant, so our clients shouldn’t have to settle for a company that would.


WELCOME TO Certified Towing & Recovery

Certified Towing & Recovery offers premium towing and equipment transport services to companies and individuals in the Chicagoland suburb area. We specialize in municipality towing (light, medium and heavy-duty), equipment transportation, accident recovery and more, utilizing our state-of-the-art fleet of trucks and equipment to help people and businesses solve whatever automotive issues they may be dealing with. Though we’ve only been around for 15 years, our managers and operators have been in this industry for much longer, and our high level of perspective and experience makes us capable of solving any mechanical or logistical issues that may arise. We’re “car people” before anything else, so our clients, regardless of whether they’re businesses or individuals, can rest assured we will afford their vehicles and equipment the same respect we give our own.

Our fleet ranges from light and heavy duty wreckers to heavy duty tandem flatbeds, and every one of our vehicles is regularly cleaned and serviced to assure the highest possible degree of safety and consistency. At Certified Towing & Recovery, we vow to always guarantee maximum reliability and premier customer service to any business or individual who may choose to work with us.


Our fleet is comprised of state-of-the-art trucks ranging from light and heavy-duty wreckers to heavy-duty tandem flatbeds. We are outfitted to move any kind of equipment in an efficient and damage-free manner. Our drivers and operators are not just licensed and certified—they know how to provide top-quality customer service, making each of our clients feel safe and comfortable knowing their equipment is in good hands. Certified Towing & Recovery provides services to Chicago and the Southwest Chicago suburbs. Unsure whether you are within our area of coverage? Call our 24-hour dispatch today to find out if we’re close enough to give you the help you need. Our services include but are not limited to:

  • Municipality towing
  • Accident recovery
  • Equipment towing
  • Heavy-duty towing
  • Light and medium-duty towing
  • Roadside assistance
  • Local and long-distance towing

About us

Needing a tow, equipment transport, or any other kind of vehicular service is often an undue burden. Sometimes it seems that nobody likes getting it done, and yet it still needs to get done. Certified Towing & Recovery has been getting these kinds of jobs done for 15 years and counting, so our clients can rest assured we possess the experience and work ethic to provide quick, friendly service to any customer. Our level of experience also gives us the perspective to be able to offer our services to companies, municipalities and individuals. Since day one, Certified Towing & Recovery has been focused on offering the highest-quality services at the most competitive prices, and we like to think we’ve done well committing to this mission. There’s a reason our clients keep coming back to Certified Towing—we get the job done, quickly and personably.


Great people that will do everything possible to make sure your taken care of!! Thank y'all for always going above and beyond for me and my team at James hodge ford

Marvin Alderman Jr

My family has done business with Steels Wrecker Service for years! I wouldn't call anyone else. Over the years they have always been reliable and taken care of all our towing. They go above and beyond!

Shannon Johnson-Sherck

Good honest guys who do great work! If you need a wrecker or a body shop this is your place!.

Brian Farley