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  • Law Enforcement Hold Orders

Put It On Hold: The Problems with Law Enforcement “Hold” Orders

March 2nd, 2021|0 Comments

It is a common problem. Towing companies complying with “hold” orders can find themselves between a rock and a hard place. A vehicle owner or his insurance company might be willing to promptly pay the bill to retrieve a vehicle that has been placed on hold, but, pursuant to the hold order, the towing company refuses to release the vehicle.

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  • Point Test and Tow Rotations

The “Point To” Test Revisited

December 8th, 2020|0 Comments

At TowLawyer.com we frequently receive phone calls and e-mails from tow company owners complaining that a police agency refuses to use their business for nonconsensual towing or that they have been denied placement on a police towing rotation list. They tell us they want to sue the sheriff, the police chief or the highway patrol supervisor for “violating their legal rights.”

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Arrested Drivers: Right to Request Specific Towing Company?

October 11th, 2020|0 Comments

Any towing company owner that performs law enforcement towing is familiar with the term “owner’s request,” or OR. In the event of a vehicle accident or breakdown, before the investigating officer dispatched a tow truck, the owner or driver of the vehicle who is on the scene is usually given the option of indicating his or her preference for a towing company. An OR overrides the normal rotation list or contractual agreement the police agency has made for towing service.

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