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Administrative Law Judge Recommends $80,000 and Revocation Against Merlin

Administrative Law Judge David A. Berger has issued a Proposal for Decision recommended that Merlin Transport Corporation be assessed an administrative penalty of $80,600 and that its towing company license (Excalibur Towing) be REVOKED and its storage facility license (Universal Storage Facility) be SUSPENDED for one year. Now it’s up to the Commissioners of TDLR […]

The Vultures of Astro Towing Whom Terrorized Residents Fined $1000 by TDLR

Astro Towing based out of Pearland, has towed hundreds of vehicle illegally throughout Webster, Clear Lake, League City, Friendswood and various other small towns. If everyone who was victimized by these vultures would have taken the time to file the TDLR complaints, we are positive ADRIANA SALCIDO would be issued a higher administrative fine of […]

Longhorn Wrecker Scammed Hundreds in DFW Metroplex – $43,950 TDLR Fine

Patrick at Longhorn Wrecker Inc enjoyed taking advantage of the public to line his pockets with ill-gotten proceeds for years, always hiding behind federal preemption. But with federal preemption no longer in play after the Stop Predatory Towing Act was signed into law by President Obama, TDLR prosecutors lowered the boom on one of the […]

A&A Wrecker & Recovery Driver Caught Removing Parking Permit

Video does not lie, as now we proof an A&A Wrecker & Recovery tow truck operator Lorenzo Williams. burglarized a locked vehicle to remove a parking permit and throw it on the passenger side floorboard between the time after the vehicle was towed and before reaching the storage facility. When the vehicle owner arrived at […]

All Cities Towing – Victims Due Refunds – Illegal Tow Sign

Anyone that has been towed by All Cities Towing, anywhere in the DFW with the above tow signs posted are encouraged to complete the Tow Victim Incident Report, file the TDLR complaints against the Tow Company and Tow Truck Operator’s License and take these folks to Court by filing the Small Claims Court Lawsuit for […]

Lubbock Wrecker Service issued $2000 TDLR Fine

Lubbock Wrecker Service (Lubbock PD tow contractor) claims to be the best wrecker service in the Lubbock area, but in reality are nothing more than scam artists targeting the college students of Texas Tech and their parents. After a series of news stories and complaints filed against them with the Texas Department of Licensing and […]

Illegal Reliant Tow Sign Pays $1600 in Travis County JP 3

Everybody towed by Reliant Towing with a tow sign that looks exactly as the sign above is entitled to $800 (if attorney is used) or $1600 if you file the Small Claims Lawsuit for Statutory Violations against the property management company and landowner, in Travis County Justice of the Peace Pct 3 Court, regardless where […]

Dallas Towboys: TDLR & TCEQ Complaints Filed for Bait Vehicles Towed

Without going into detail, but based on the tow sign provided by this company, their accounts are in serious trouble just as much if not more financial trouble for the tow company’s facility at 291 National Street, Rockwell, Texas. Anybody towed by either Apollo or Dallas Towboys are encouraged to file the small claims court […]

No Legal Authority to Tow Vehicles from Apartment Complexes As How They are Parked

Towing companies should pay close attention to a case filed by TDLR Prosecutors reference the unauthorized towing from apartment complexes or parking facilities, as if you make these types of unauthorized tows, you will not prevail in Court. You cannot tow a vehicle for: being double parked, parked across the line, backed into a parking […]

Alert Vehicle Owner Snaps Photo of Unsecured Vehicle in Texerkana

Once again, another vehicle owner who subscribed to Texas Towing Compliance for information, followed the Vehicle Storage Lot Procedures, while retrieving his vehicle at West Towing Service. He was already upset, wanted revenge for the rude behavior by the VSF employee, so he files the almighty TDLR complaint, that resulted in an investigation, that produced […]

Southwest Auto Tow (SWAT) Busted Again by TDLR after Complaint Filed

Yet again, another Southwest Tow Operators’ member tow companies, Southwest Auto Tow was fined again by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations (TDLR). As with the hundreds of complaints we have taken on the hotline and tow victim incident reports forwarded to TDLR, SWAT was caught red-handed by a tow victim after following our […]

Amanda Towing Sued for Unpaid Overtime Compensation

According to an article in the SeTexasRecord on February 5, 2016; HOUSTON – A Harris County man is suing two towing companies, alleging they did not pay him overtime wages. Shannon McCullough filed a lawsuit Jan. 27 in the Houston Division of the Southern District of Texas against Austin Towing Service and Houston Armada, both […]

Park Right Solutions Apartment Complex Illegal Tow Scam: Hillside Villas Apartments

Park Right Solutions in Austin,Texas is running pure scam targeting residents and their guests in apartment complexes. For starters, they are providing kickbacks to property managers in the form of warning stickers that bear their company name, State Law, 2308.401 states: (a) A parking facility owner may not directly or indirectly accept anything of value […]

Praise God, Black Bull Towing Caught Stealing Vehicles in DFW area by TDLR

Aaron Huhem,  the  owner of Black Bull Towing in Fort Worth, Texas has been knowingly towing vehicles from apartment complexes throughout the DFW region without probable cause. Basically, their drivers have been outright stealing vehicles. Based on the current investigation by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulation, on behalf of Tow Victims, the following […]

Galveston Mardi Gras 2016 Predatory Tow Scam Warning to Motorists

With Mardi Gras over the next two weeks, Isle tow companies and their predator-mindset drivers, without a doubt will charge unauthorized drop fees, tow vehicles without probable cause (illegal tow sign, sign not facing the driver or placed at incorrect locations) will be stealing vehicles and robbing vehicle owners and operators, then commit fraud at […]

I want to see your TDLR Vehicle Storage Facility Employee License

The above license, is the TDLR vehicle storage facility employee license, which “must” be displayed when asked prior to conducting any business at the Vehicle Storage Facility (VSF) to gain the release of your vehicle.  We have heard many recorded conversations at storage facilities across Texas when asked for this required license. Not one excuse […]

427 More TCEQ Complaints Filed

This morning, our SETX Audit Unit filed the TCEQ Spill Complaints against every tow company and vehicle storage facility in Fort Bend, Galveston, Chambers counties. We appreciate the effort by our teams of searching the TCEQ permit database against the TDLR VSF licensee database to determine which licensees do not have required TCEQ permits for […]

APD Impound Facility Contractor, Southside Storage Busted by TCEQ

Bobby Joe New, President of Southside Wrecker Inc and Southside Storage at 8200 South Congress, Austin, Texas believed he was untouchable, claiming many times “he” has APD (Austin Police Department) in his back pocket due to his brothers being police officers, all retired. Well, he learned earlier this week, his status of being untouchable holds […]

Unlicensed Tow Truck in Houston Area Stealing Vehicles From Parking Lots

Houston metro area law enforcement agencies are advised we have received reports of the tow truck shown in the photos below of driving around parking lots randomly stealing vehicles. This tow truck is not registered with the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations and does display a “tow truck” license. If observed towing a vehicle, […]

Alert Vehicle Owner Captures Photo of Uncovered Window At VSF, TDLR $3950

Once again, an alert vehicle owner, whom understood his rights while at one of Cantu’s Wrecker Service storage facility and because they knew their rights, snapped a photo and sent in a complaint to TDLR. Never in a hundred years did Clemente Cantu think a TDLR investigator would be knocking on their door for an […]

Sega Towing Refuses to Pay 2015 Judgment for Destroying Vehicle

Once again, the Tow Victim Incident Report reveals the truth about organized crime linked to predatory tow companies and their employees. James Baylor Ft. Worth, Texas On November 5, 2015, I won a Small Claims Court judgment in Precinct 8 for $800 against Sega Towing of Ft. Worth for damages to my 2006 Nissan Maxima […]

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