(Amended by Ord. No. 165594, July 8, 1992.)
A. Except as otherwise provided herein, no person with a direct or
indirect interest in any business engaged in the towing or recovery of motor
vehicles for a profit nor any person employed by such a business nor any person
receiving any fee or remuneration from such a business, may solicit or attempt
to solicit towing business at or near the site of a motor vehicle accident.
B. The prohibitions set forth in Subsection A do not prohibit any
person from providing or offering to provide towing services if:
1. The services are provided without charge, fee, or other
2. The services are provided or offered at the direction or request
of a police officer;
3. The services have been requested by the owner, operator, or other
person in charge of the vehicle by radio or telephone communication or
otherwise at a location other than the accident site; or
4. Allowed by government contract or franchise.
C. "Solicit or attempt to solicit towing business" means to offer or
attempt to offer motor vehicle towing or recovery services for a fee or
D. Violation of subsection A of this section is a traffic infraction,
punishable by a fine not to exceed $500.