Chapter 5.56


5.56.010    Solicitation restrictions at the scene of accidents.

5.56.010 Solicitation restrictions at the scene of accidents.

A.    It is unlawful and contrary to the terms of this title for anyone operating a tow car business or a business in which tow car operation is incidental thereto, to solicit at the scene of an accident the towing or repairing of any motor vehicle or motor vehicles involved in such accident; and it is further declared that the appearance of a tow car at the scene of an accident shall be considered unlawful solicitation of such business, unless such tow car has been called to the scene of the accident by the driver or owner of a motor vehicle involved in the accident, or a representative of such driver or owner, or by a member of the Police Department of the City.

B.    Any violation of this section shall result in revocation of the business license of the violator, and shall subject the violator to the terms of the penal section of Chapter 1.20 of this code. (Ord. 306 § 1 (part), 1952: Ord. 167 § 25(a), 1946)