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How to stop the tow truck driver from taking my car?

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There is no way that you can stop a tow truck driver from taking your car. Once he has attached the towing hooks and attachments, it is next to impossible to stop him.

The only way to get a to truck to stop towing your vehicle in the process will be if you hop into your vehicle during the process for they will not be able to tow your vehicle while a person is in the vehicle. This operation is not safe at all for you can in fact put yourself in harms way by performing this situation.

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Is it true that tow truck drivers must stop if you get in the vehicle?

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Yes, the tow truck cannot move the vehicle if you are in the vehicle for you would not be safe if the tow truck was to take the car away with you in the vehicle.

Yes because they will ask you to get out of the vehicle and because riding your vehicle while it is being towed is against the law. This does not mean that your car won't get towed. If you still resist after they asked you to step out, they will ask for police backup to negotiate with you.

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Do you have to pay once a tow truck hooks up?

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Yes. The entire tow fee is applicable once your vehicle is hooked up. However, you might be able to negotiate a cash deal with the tow truck driver.

Once the tow truck driver has your vehicle loaded, they are not supposed to let it down. As soon as it is loaded you are required to pay, and you usually can't pay them right there. They will make you go down to the office to fill out paperwork and pay.

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Is it illegal for tow truck driver to tow your truck in 4 wheel drive?

No. Even if they damage your car it is not illegal. However most tow truck driver's know that damaging your car will cause them headaches, so they will use a dolly under your car wheels or a flatbed tow truck.

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No, a tow truck driver can tow your vehicle while it is in 4 wheel drive. A tow truck driver can tow your vehicle no matter the situation as long as they are not causing any damage to your vehicle during the towing trip.

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I called the police when they tried to tow my car? Does the tow truck driver have to wait for the police to arrive?

No, it is not necessary that the tow truck driver wait for the police if the vehicle is already towed at the time. If you are in your vehicle and the tow truck driver cannot tow your vehicle then the driver would need to wait for the police to arrive in order to help the situation further along depending on the circumstance and reason for the tow.

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Whats the charge in California for driving off a tow truck and getting away?

There is no specific charge for driving off of a tow truck but you will still occur the charges on your vehicle in regards to driving off of the tow truck after it has been towed.

When a tow truck driver hooked my car, I have to pay to unhook my car?

My car was almost towed away because I got a parking ticket. When they finished set front wheel hook in my car, I arrived and stopped them. My car is AWD, they just set hook in the Front wheels, they did not protect my Rear wheels. My dash camera recorded everything, and they did not move. In that time, I told the driver to please unhook my car, they said, unless you pay .32. I have to pay?

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Hi, this is my question; the tow truck started lifting my car and I drove away, what can happen now I don't think they wrote anything?

Hi, this is my question; the tow truck started lifting my car and I drove away, what can happen now I don't think they wrote anything

Depends on state located and tow company owner, driver and local police if called. They can charge you with damaging property if there was any, poss hit and run, theft of services if the car comes back to someone other than you, or family and have proof that you are on any type of paperwork giving permission insurance,notarized statement that you have legal permission to drive car you can be charged we with auto theft.

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Can I sue a tow truck company for chasing me in my vehicle for emotional/mental stress?

Hello, my question is dealing with an incident yesterday. I pulled to a friend's home and while speaking with him I was still in my car. A tow truck passed by slowly and before I knew it, they were parking behind me where my car was not directly behind the truck as they were back to back now. A guy gets out of the passenger side and as he is walking up to my driver side he tells my friend when asked that "this is the car right here". I looked at him as he is trying to show me a piece of paper and I hear my friend say "pull off". I put my car in gear and drove off, as I looked in my rear view mirror and noticed the lifting gear out and on the ground in which they were about to lift the back of the car while I was still in it. It gets better. Now as I have pulled off a block away, I noticed the tow truck turning around and now they are speeding towards my vehicle. As I looked in the rear view and saw them coming up on me at a high rate of speed, I quickly speed off and noticed the tow truck was speeding up as well. Now, I am in the middle of a high speed chase in which the tow truck chased me across the railroad tracks and I am speeding through a residential neighborhood across a highway and 8 blocks later they finally stopped chasing because I lost them. Do I have any recourse in filing a lawsuit against the towing for company reckless endangerment? I could have been hit by a train, car or just wrecked.. I have tried: I have made a payment arrangement for Friday with the car company.. I think it was caused by: I was behind my payment.

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Hi good evening, my question is:

The tow truck comes, did not put his lift down or anything and I came right in time, are they to charge me money

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I co signed for son and collateral was my truck. Paid off Loan. My son got another loan did not cosign or use truck as collateral?

They never sent back my title. Can they still tow my truck. I have tried: Nothing. I think it was caused by: Son got another loan from Co., but did not cosign.

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