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***Towing Industry Announcement***

***Towing Industry Announcement*** PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING: TRAO AND APTO are announcing that the Ohio Towing and Recovery Legislative Committee (OTRLC) will be focused on communications to the industry about how the current COVID-19 crises will impact Ohio Towing and Recovery Companies.  We will be sending direct communications to all Ohio towers that contain the…

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HB 341 Hearing- Nov 15, 2016

TRAO President and member companies attended the hearing on Tuesday, November 15th, regarding HB341, the tow bill.  They met with several legislators, all of whom are supportive of the bill. In addition, TRAO has four amendments that all parties agreed to, which will be offered at one of the next two or three hearings. Those…

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PUCO RULING ON PRIVATE PARTY TOW-AWAY ZONE RATES

  The PUCO has voted to set the Private Tow Away Zone and storage rates. PUCO set the rates at $129.00 for vehicles 10,000 GVW and under with a $17.00 per day storage. For vehicles with a GVW of 10,001 or greater, the rate set is $216.00 and $29.00 per day storage. This is about…

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SB 194

T.R.A.O. Members,   In efforts to continually work towards the Betterment of the Towing Industry, TRAO had Senate Bill 194 introduced by State Representative Ann Gonzales. This bill has been sponsored by Senator Lou Terhar and co-sponsored by Senator Steve Wilson. This bill, if passed, would require only one notice to be sent to a…

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