Prepositions after "tow"

"tow to" or "tow by"?

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    In 49% of cases tow to is used
    It's time professors stop cow towing to the powers that be.
    Consider having your vehicle towed to a preferred vehicle repair shop.
    Yesterday the van stoppped without warning and had to be towed to a garage.
    When am the angry matatu, I could choose to hit sleek and cool vehicles, and see them towed to their makers.
    Major Hill's barrel was towed to entrance to the Lower Great Gorge before being released to continue his journey to Queenston.
    The yacht was towed to Plymouth Yacht Haven at Turnchapel and Culum was arrested and taken to Charles Cross Police Station for questioning.
    They were towed to Boosasso port, in north Somalia, a statement said, without giving any details about those on board or what they were doing.

    In 16% of cases tow by is used
    See wild reindeer and meet the locals who make a living from their herds, ride on a sled towed by huskies and, perhaps best of all, see the Northern Lights.
    However, it's apparent that direct marketing works because web addresses and ads for websites are featured everywhere from bus stop benches to signs being towed by planes.

    In 11% of cases tow behind is used
    Across Marsh, Tagish, and Bennett (seventy miles of lakes ), they flew so fast that the man whose turn it was to run towed behind the sled at the end of a rope.

    In 5% of cases tow at is used
    The 188m Allegra is being towed at the end of a 400m cable by the French fishing vessel the Trvignon at a stately six knots an hour.

    In 3% of cases tow along is used
    In another trial using zinc cadmium sulphide, a generator was towed along a road near Frome in Somerset where it spewed the chemical for an hour.

    In 3% of cases tow away is used
    The car owners are bothered only when their precious vehicles are towed away, he observed.

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