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Lind wrote at 2016-04-16 07:11:58
I have a question. I had a similar issue with this person. However, the towing company didn't receive any phone call. Instead the guy in the tow truck told me he was parked, saw me park, waited til I walked away and then because I crossed the street, he then towed me. Is that illegal? There were other people who parked in the same place and went across the street to other businessss, but he decided to tow mine instead. Luckily he came back and I didn't have to pay anything because the business vendors vouched for me and said they had no problem with me parking there and made no such call. Yet the towing company said they have the right to tow whoever in that parking lot because of a contract.  

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Professional towing and recovery operator for 31 Plus years, dealing with light to heavy duty towing operations... Nationally certified by various agencies - associations.. Been answering questions here for 6 + years now on AllExperts. I know that many people do not understand vehicle towing when ordered by Law Enforcement or from Private Property Parking lots, which I will try to help with. BUT, I DO NOT AND WILL NOT ANSWER ANY RV TOWING ISSUES, or actual law cases or proposed cases...


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