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A Car Towing Tale of Woe

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Photo A car being towed in New York City.Credit Chang W. Lee/The New York Times 5/17/13 | Updated with comment from towing company’s lawyer. When we were looking for a home in a new city a few years ago, my family took a welcome break from house hunting to eat dinner. We emerged from the […]

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Oregon looks to crack down on predatory towing

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The Oregon House has passed two bills that aim to crack down on so-called “predatory towing.” Senate Bill 117 would require towers to receive written, signed authority from a parking facility’s owner or agent before towing. The bill prohibits vehicles from being towed unless a sign in plain view prohibits or restricts public parking. It […]

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Lake considers dropping towing operator fee

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The Lake County Council is considering an amendment to its ordinances governing the towing program by dropping a franchise fee operators pay to the county. The proposed amendment would cut a portion of the fees the county collects from tow operators in an effort to lessen the cost Lake County residents pay if their cars […]

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Tow truck brought in to save car teetering on cliff accidentally pushes it over the edge

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A tow truck sent to rescue a car teetering on the edge of a cliff accidentally pushed the vehicle off after the driver lost control. The video of the incident, which has been shared online, shows the driver of the rescue vehicle reversing down a steep incline towards a black car. It clearly shows the […]

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Inquiry into dodgy tow truck businesses will follow money trail to identify profiteers

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AN INQUIRY into predatory behaviour by tow truck ­cowboys who turned private parking lots into cash cows will follow the money trail to see who profited from their ­operation. The State Government has confirmed the three-month independent probe led by retired judge Michael Forde will “explore the commercial arrangements for private property towing … and […]

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The tow-truck wakeup call and other traditions along the parade route

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Maria Pacheco, 37, and husband Jose Villagrana, 41, grew up in Pasadena and always wanted to camp out along the parade route as kids, but never got to. Now, they make it a tradition with their three children, two boys ages 16 and 12, and an 8-year-old girl. This year, they staked out their spot near […]

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Specialized towing: Flatbed and tilt-and-load tow trucks

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Becker Bros. Towing  is a family owned company that has proudly served the Kitchener community and beyond for the past 29 years. As each year has passed, the company’s fleet has grown and so has its list of services. One of the services that Becker Bros. offers is specialized towing, including flatbed tow trucks with […]

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Chelmsford police offer ride, towing program to prevent holiday OUIs

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Chief James Spinney announces that the Chelmsford Police Department and the Chelmsford Police Athletic League are partnering with Christopher’s Towing Company for the second year to offer free tows and rides to anyone who has had too much to drink during the holidays. The initiative, called “Tow Drunk to Drive,” will run from Nov. 23 […]

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Arlington County Board Approves Towing Changes, Despite Some Business Opposition

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Above the objection of the Arlington Chamber of Commerce and numerous local business owners, the Arlington County Board on Tuesday approved a series of changes to its towing ordinance, including a controversial provision requiring businesses to authorize individual tows. The so-called “real time authorization” provision was approved with a delayed implementation date: July 1, 2017. That will give […]

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Road crews, tow truck drivers hard at work after weekend snowfall

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Road crews, tow truck drivers hard at work after weekend snowfall (NEWSCHANNEL 3) – Crews have been out all night trying to clear the snow. Tow truck drivers have also been hard at work. Dozens of cars were stuck on the side of the road for slide-offs or crashes. McDonald’s Towing says when they saw […]

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