City of Parkville, MO
Platte County
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Section 307.010 Unlawfully Soliciting Tow Service.

[Ord. No. 2247 §1, 3-7-2006]
A. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a wrecker or tow truck to or stop at a location where any vehicle or person has been involved in an accident on the streets or highways of the City, unless a person involved in said accident or his/her agent or a law enforcement agency has called the driver or the company for which he works requesting that the driver respond to the scene of the accident.
B. 
It shall be unlawful for any person to solicit, directly or indirectly, the business of towing, removing, repairing, trading or purchasing any vehicle involved in an accident or disabled on the streets or highways of the City. The presence of a person involved in the tow business as an owner, operator, employee or agent at the scene of an accident or disabled vehicle within one (1) hour:
1. 
After the accident has occurred, or
2. 
The vehicle has become disabled,
Said person not having been called to the scene by a law enforcement agency or the owner, operator, passenger (or person asked by them to call) is prima facie evidence of soliciting in violation of this Section.

Section 307.020 Removal of Debris At Accident Scenes.

[Ord. No. 2247 §2, 3-7-2006]
Any person authorized to remove a vehicle involved in an accident or disabled or abandoned on the streets or highways of the City shall remove any glass or other material or substances resulting from the incident immediately upon removal of the vehicle.

Section 307.030 Tow Rotation System.

[Ord. No. 2247 §3, 3-7-2006]
The Chief of Police is hereby authorized and directed to establish and implement a tow rotation call list to equitably distribute the business of towing of vehicles involved in an accident or disabled when the persons in charge of the vehicle cannot or will not remove the vehicle themselves or select a wrecker or tow service of their own preference.