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Towing Laws in Major Texas Cities

Sep 10, 2020 11:30:00 AM / by VTS Systems Content Team posted in Tow Truck, Texas

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The State of Texas has certain rules in place for towing as far as fees and other activities. For instance, the maximum allowable amount that a company can charge to tow a vehicle from private property in Texas is $250. However, cities within Texas have other caps on towing charges. For towing company owners, keeping track of all the various towing laws in major Texas cities can be a headache. That’s why it’s recommended to use towing software that’s designed to work the way you do while ensuring your company is in compliance with both state and city towing laws in Texas. Following are some examples of how complex Texas city towing laws can be:

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Tow Truck History

Aug 20, 2020 1:02:05 PM / by VTS Systems Content Team posted in Tow Truck

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The idea of calling a tow truck when a vehicle breaks down, or a non-running vehicle needs to be moved, is commonplace today. But that wasn't always the case. In the past there were far fewer tow trucks available, and not nearly as many towing companies around. Despite that, people found ways to tow the things that they needed to move.

As soon as vehicles started to become more popular, with more people owning them, more companies started to focus on how they could help people whose vehicles broke down or needed to be transported when they didn't run properly. That led to an increase in tow trucks and towing companies, and now it's easy to get a tow truck on short notice in most locations.

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