Is there hope for oversize tow bills?

September 2, 2019

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LLN (9/2/19) –
An effort to reform law-enforcement dispatched towing in Missouri has died – at least for this year. Also, 2019 marks the 25th anniversary of one of the most important court victories ever to benefit truck drivers – one that quashed a corrupt law enforcement scheme in Tennessee and closed down a major state agency – the state Public Service Commission.

0:00-10:10 – Newscast.

10:10-24:44 – Missouri towing

24:44-38:42 – The Tennessee PSC, 25 years later – Part 1

38:42-48:19 – The Tennessee PSC, 25 years later – Part 2

Segment 1

Newscast

Segment 2

An effort to reform law-enforcement dispatched towing in Missouri has died – at least for this year. Mark Reddig discusses what happened and the possibilities for another try with Tom Crawford of the Missouri Trucking Association.

Segments 3 and 4

We recently celebrated the 25th anniversary of a major OOIDA victory against corrupt law enforcement in the Tennessee PSC case. Terry Scruton and Gary Blackburn, who was OOIDA’s local legal counsel in the case, discuss just how high up the corruption went and how the lawsuit brought it down.

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