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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 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 […]
Everyone booted at 1914 Guadalupe across from the UT Austin campus is in for a landfall. Trial date nears: There is no possible way this parking lot shared by two tenants who are provided restricted parking spaces within the same parking lot is legal to place a boot on a vehicle. Let me explain why: […]
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 […]
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 […]
99% of all towing taking place in West Campus by J&J Towing is illegal, plain and simple, due to illegal tow signs. 99% of all drop fees across Austin are illegal as well, due to illegal tow signs posted. It’s a known fact, that J&J Towing, based on their 30 year history, give kickbacks to […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
TDLR Chairman Mike Arismendez was by all mean a bad appointment by Governor Perry to oversee the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations and Commissioners as his leadership of promoting dishonest tow companies and vehicle storage facilities is outright disgusting. Gov Abbott needs to stop the destruction of the integrity of TDLR, as Perry’s appointed […]
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 […]
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 […]
Anybody whose been towed by Priority Towing & Recovery from a parking lot anywhere in Brazos County without your consent, you’re in for a landfall. These folks believe they are above the law and TDLR regulations, but soon they will learn they are not. We received a call on the hotline earlier from a vehicle […]
The latest round of fines issued by the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations should send a message to licensees, obey the law or expect to pay! Congratulations to the motoring public for your continued filing of TDLR complaints against licensees who think they are above the law… GARZA, GRACIE GARZA, ISRAEL Company: PAPO’S WRECKER […]
TCEQ Complaints filed today against tow companies and vehicle storage facilities in Texas for not having the required EPA/TCEQ approved Storm Water Permit for their business address. What we like about these types of complaints is, they are investigated within 24 hours of the complaint being filed. In addition, the fines for violations are more...
Donald Elliott II, a tow truck operator employed by Reliant Towing has been arrested and charged with “Assault Causing Bodily Injury Family Violence” in Austin, Texas. This charge after being found guilty or placed on deferred adjudication probation, based on the TDLR criminal background guidelines, will result in the revocation of Mr. Elliott’s TDLR Tow […]
Classic Towing, located in Sugarland, Texas has created a financial nightmare for apartment complexes whom signed a tow contract to enforce parking permits. Matter of fact, 48 complaints have been filed TDLR with more to come for Mr. Bryan Miller’s criminal conduct (2308.405). This is a major “no no” for a tow company licensee, to […]
Sega Towing, in Fort Worth, Texas, also a member of the Southwest Tow Operators, believe they can tow someone’s vehicle from a parking lot, bearing no tow signs and not suffer the consequences. This location is a service station by the name of Everman’s Shell at 8654 South Fwy, Fort Worth, TX. This property has […]
90% of vehicle owners and operators are mad in the first place their vehicle was towed without their consent, either from a parking lot or involved in a traffic accident that required the vehicle be towed to a license vehicle storage facility. Little known to vehicle owners, operators or lien holders after payment is made...
Texas Governor Gregg Abbott must take control of the Commissioners of the Texas Department of Licensing & Regulations (TDLR), as their cronyism and incompetent decisions as body is a total waste of our tax dollars, an insult to the hard work of TDLR employees without forgetting the thousands of work hours they put in to […]
CWS Recovery who tows vehicles from apartment complexes throughout the DFW area, is towing vehicles illegally, because their tow signs do not comply with State Law. A photo of their sign above, was sent to us today, is posted at an apartment complex in Richardson, Texas. The person who sent the photo after calling the […]
Anyone who drives or owns any type of vehicle in the San Antonio metroplex are advised, if your vehicle is towed or attempted to be towed, without your permission by Atlas Towing & Recovery, your being scammed without a doubt. The BS $500 fine the six TDLR commissioners gave the owner of Atlas earlier this […]
We are quite pleased at the progress of the TDLR Prosecutors, Investigators and Enforcement Staff in dealing with the onslaught of complaints coming in from around state by consumers who believed they were taken advantage of. We don’t expect a slowdown in complaints being filed anytime soon, as certain members of the Southwest Tow Operators […]