As if the public has enough to worry about with drunk drivers causing havoc or death on the roadways in Corpus Christi, Texas, now they must keep an eye out for tow truck drivers under the influence of drugs that make for a deadly mix.
Sanford’s 24HR Wrecker Service has been fined by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations for failure to implement a Drug and Alcohol Testing Policy for their tow truck drivers and vehicle storage facility employees.
We have fielded calls from the public reference drug use at their storage facility as some have left with the experience of being stoned after being overcomed with a cloud of marijuana being smoked in their presence while paying out their vehicles.
No business owner in their right mind should trust this company’s tow truck drivers towing their company vehicles, as a driver under the influence of crack cocaine could lead to the damaging of the vehicle leaving your company with a destroyed vehicle.
|AMEY, SANFORD K
Company: SANFORD’S 24 HR WRECKER SERVICE
License #: 6442822C
Complaint # TOW20150001095
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty of $4,125. An administrative penalty of $1,500 is assessed for TOW20150001095; and an administrative penalty of $2,625 is assessed for VSF20150001101.
|Respondent failed to establish a drug testing policy for its towing operators; Respondent failed to establish a drug testing policy for its vehicle storage facility employees.|
|AMEY, SANFORD K
Company: AMEY’S WRECKER SERVICE
License #: 525534VSF
Complaint # VSF20150001165
Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,625.
|Respondent failed to establish a drug testing policy for its vehicle storage facility employees; Respondent failed to maintain records with the required information|
Being this company is a Southwest Tow Operator, the use of narcotics among employees and drivers is not unheard of.