Cities tow cars for many reasons. They are often towed when doubled parked or left in front of a fire hydrant. If there are too many parking tickets, cities will often boot first, and if the driver does not pay the tickets in a certain amount of time, the boot comes off, and the vehicle […]
4 Alerts From the TOWING Tag
If you have ever had your car towed for whatever reason, getting it back is a real hassle. Unfortunately, having your car towed because you parked illegally, had an accident or break down usually means you are having a pretty bad day. Predatory towing makes the experience even worse. According to the Parking Enforcer Blog, […]
The NMA continues to advocate for motorists’ rights at the national, state and local level. Legislatures across the country took up a broad range of motorists’ issues in the first quarter of 2016. Here’s a brief summary of the driving-related issues we addressed. Arizona Opposed House Bill 2366 which would revise Arizona’s red-light camera law […]
Editor’s Note: The following is a first-hand account from John Pirog, a NMA member who was the victim of “predatory towing.” Predatory towing comes in several forms. One type, commonly referred to as patrol towing, uses a scout who spots vulnerable vehicles and then calls a nearby truck to tow them away. The entire process […]
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