Due to the predatory nature of dishonest tow companies and their drivers, it’s highly recommended that every town and county in Texas create regulations to protect the public and local economies.
It’s not uncommon for a predatory tow company to claim they are preempted under Federal Law, but that is simply not true in all aspects of regulations.
Mayors and County Judges must ask themselves, “Do you want certain types of individuals convicted of murder, robbery, sex crimes or burglary coming in contact with your citizens?”
Yes, you can regulate a towing company by requiring tow truck operator permits and business operating licenses, as the most recent ruling by the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals gives every municipality and county government the right.
Read the latest ruling here.