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Tips For Avoiding Tow Truck Scams This Winter

Tips For Avoiding Tow Truck Scams This Winter

Winter is one of the worst times to have car troubles. To make it worse there are tow truck scammers out there looking to take advantage of you if your car breaks down or gets stuck in wintry weather.Allstate has published some tips to prevent yourself from become a victim of “Bandit Tow” scams. Allstate cites statistics from the National Insurance Crime Bureau, who says that claims of overcharging on towing and/or vehicle storage has increase 103 percent from January through September 2010 over the same period the previous year.

We have inlcuded Allstate’s tips below to help keep you safe and

One additional tip is to plan ahead and have information for a locally trusted towing company in your car, wallet, and or purse. If you do get stuck, you will be one step closer to getting home safely to your family.

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by Staff Writer
Published December 22, 2010
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