TARIFFS AND FEES SET BY THE CITY'S VEHICLE TOWING AND STORAGE SERVICE This has been a controversial change, as crane companies claim that the rate is not high enough, however, the tax is in place to protect and help innocent people who need this essential service. For the most part, crane companies operate with honesty and integrity and provide an essential service. Redpath says this means that towing operators have been surrounding those scenes of business accidents and charging large fees to tow vehicles. In addition, you have the right to request a quote and sign it before accepting the use of a towing service.
Towing costs vary depending on the type of damage to the vehicle, the distance towed and the time. The crane company often tries to convince the now-vulnerable driver to be towed to a body shop, even if it is unnecessary. However, there have been many cases where motorists have ended up paying more than they should for basic towing services.