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Convicted Child Killer Tony Rios Operates San Marcos Tow Company

Property managers, business owners, financial institutions, schools and the citizens of San Marcos are advised the manager of Rios Towing, Anthony Rios is convicted BABY murderer. Do you really want your business associated with a BABY MURDERER? In the Dallas area recently, a tow truck operator, who served 15 years in prison for Aggravated Sexual […]

Austin Illegal Tow Sign Update

With area colleges gearing up for another school year, Austin area tow pirates are readying their attacks just as soon as colleges begin.  This year brings promise as many tow companies continue to tow, charged boot and drop fees in violation of State Law because the tow signs are outdated. Every vehicle towed, charged a […]

Sega Towing of Fort Worth Slammed with $1000 Tow Hearing Judgement

Sega Towing of Fort Worth earlier this week lost a tow hearing in Tarrant County behind illegal towing practices.  The tow victim in this case was well prepared after being trained by Texas Towing Compliance prior to going to Court.  It paid off as the Judge agreed, the tow signs were outdated, some entrances had […]

TXST Students Better Educated for Illegal Towing Rights

Of the four tow companies who tow the majority of vehicles without the vehicle owner’s or operator’s consent from public/private property parking lots, only two are providing the legal tow sign that conforms with State Law and the San Marcos City Ordinance. Only two legal tow signs currently posted in San Marcos: There are hundreds […]

LADS WRECKER SERVICE of Lubbock Fined $2750 by TDLR

Company: LADS WRECKER SERVICE, INC. City: LUBBOCK County: LUBBOCK Zip Code: 79408 License #: 1214VSF Complaint # VSF20130007141 Date: 7/22/2014 Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $2,750. Respondent failed to have a vehicle available for release 24 hours a day when the facility accepted vehicles 24 hours a day; Respondent failed […]

Bandit Tow Truck Caught in Mesquite by TDLR

MARROQUIN, CEASAR Company: CESAR AUTO REPAIR AND AUTO SALES City: MESQUITE County: DALLAS Zip Code: 75150 License #: 6422298C Complaint # TOW20140001629 Date: 7/22/2014 Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $400. Respondent operated a tow truck on the public roadways of Texas when its license plates did not include the words […]

Action Wrecker Service failed to perform towing operations with honesty, trustworthiness, and integrity

KUYKENDALL, JOHN Company: ACTION WRECKER SERVICE City: LAVON County: COLLIN Zip Code: 75166 License #: 6450978C Complaint # TOW20140007968 Date: 7/22/2014 Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty of $3,900. An administrative penalty of $2,500 is assessed for TOW20140007968; and an administrative penalty of $1,400 is assessed for VSF20140009151. Respondent failed to perform towing operations with […]

Saddle Creek Towing Learns Hard Way About Illegal Towing – $1500 Fine

Company: SADDLE CREEK TOWING & RECOVERY City: NEW CANEY County: MONTGOMERY Zip Code: 77357 License #: 6451578C Complaint # TOW20130009438 Date: 7/22/2014 Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty in the amount of $1,500. Respondent towed a vehicle from a parking facility that did not have the required signage prohibiting unauthorized vehicles.

RUBEN AUTO CENTER in Seguin Busted by TDLR

Company: RUBEN AUTO CENTER (TOW) City: SEGUIN County: GUADALUPE Zip Code: 78155 License #: 5042400C Complaint # TOW20130003448 Date: 7/22/2014 Respondent is assessed an administrative penalty of $750. An administrative penalty of $300 is assessed for TOW20130003448; and an administrative penalty of $450 is assessed for VSF20130006710. Respondent’s tow ticket failed to itemize each charge […]

Active Tow Scam targeting minority residents

For the past year, Park Right and Capstone Real Estate Services have enjoyed the additional income of their residents and many visitors by towing their vehicles near the first of the month, forcing tenants to pay late rent fees, as in this case, “stealing”. Every person towed or charged a drop of $50, after September […]

Notice to Law Enforcement: Astro Towing Solutions Stealing Vehicles

Complaints about the criminal behavior of Astro Parking Solutions continue to the reported by the public in Webster, Friendswood, Pearland, Houston, Kemah, League City and Dickinson.  Astro Towing Solution’s tow company license, issued by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations, is expired! This company has three tow trucks and none of them have a […]

Tow Truck Operator Bully Fined $1000 by TDLR

In Fort Worth, a TDLR felon bullied a vehicle owner into paying his extortion demand in the parking lot when the vehicle was not ready for transport. Little did the tow truck operator realize he just scammed an educated vehicle owner, who filed the online complaint with TDLR with the cellphone video of the incident.  […]

Get Caught With No Safety Chains: TDLR Fine $1000

Johnny’s Wrecker Service in Universal City learned firsthand about what happens when their drivers tow vehicles without using safety chains, after being stopped.  A PATROL officer issued them a commercial vehicle violation citation, then forwarded a report to TDLR Prosecutors who charged them for failing to perform each tow in a safe and competent manner. […]