Times: House bill would cap towing fees

Times: House bill would cap towing fees

Times: House bill would cap towing fees

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by STEPHANIE KIM / The Seattle Times

NWCN.com

Posted on January 13, 2012 at 8:04 AM

OLYMPIA — It didn't take long for state lawmakers to jump into the fray over how much towing companies should charge for their services.

In his first piece of legislation introduced, newly minted Rep. Gerry Pollet, D-Seattle, is sponsoring a bill that would cap towing charges — a move some members of the towing industry say they will oppose.

The issue erupted late last year after Seattle Times columnist Danny Westneat wrote about a Seattle man who was charged nearly $800 for a single tow.

Read more at The Seattle Times

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