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‘Move Over Or Slow Down’ Law Includes Tow Trucks

Nine years ago the state passed the Move Over/Slow Down law, for police cars, ambulances and fire trucks that are on the side of the road, with their lights flashing. But many drivers may not know that last September the law was expanded to include tow trucks.

06/19/2012

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Cameras Catch Shootout With Dallas Tow Truck Driver

Camera video from a tow-truck shows two men rushing toward the truck. One man reaches into his jacket. The truck driver says it was a gun and he had no choice but to defend himself.

01/18/2012

Macie Hooten, 9, was killed in an accident along the 121 Tollway service road on June 8, 2011. (credit: Carrollton-FB ISD)

Driver Says Dark Road Played Role In Frisco Crash

Nine-year-old Macie Hooten died Wednesday night when a tow truck slammed into her family’s stalled car. The tow truck driver who hit them said it was so dark, he didn’t see the family’s car until it was too late.

06/09/2011

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9-Year-Old Girl Killed In Frisco Car Crash

A horrible car crash along the service road of Highway 121 killed a 9-year-old girl and left her mother and sister in the hospital.

06/09/2011

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Towing Dispute Leads To Deadly Shootout In Dallas

Two people are dead after a shootout in Dallas involving a tow truck driver. The incident erupted Friday morning at the Casa Place Apartments.

05/06/2011

A car is towed from Main Street in The Colony after two consecutive hit-and-run accidents. (Photo by Jack Fink, CBS 11 News)

Bill Threatens Fine For Not Slowing Down For Tow Trucks

Drivers could face new penalties for passing tow trucks on the highways if they don’t slow down or change lanes under a new bill passed in the state House.

03/30/2011

San Francisco Considers Downtown Car Toll

Bill Would Tow Any Driver On The Road Without License

A controversial piece of new legislation could cost drivers their ride if they are caught without a license.

03/01/2011

A tow truck operator secures a car for towing. (credit: AP Photo)

Dallas Towing Company Protects Its Drivers

When you’re stuck on the side of the road with a flat tire and see the lights of the tow truck, you feel relief. But when you’re parked illegally and see those same lights, the reaction is much different.

KRLD–05/13/2010