BERRY BITS: Rogue Towing Company Given the Boot -
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Originally published in the December 2018 Juniper Berry Magazine

BERRY BITS: Rogue Towing Company Given the Boot

The Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) has revoked the towing license of All-American Auto Body, Inc. as a result of an inspection earlier this summer. The DCA notified All American of its decision in a letter on Oct. 1 and added that Salvatore Abate, owner of All-American, will also have his tow truck driver license revoked. According to the DCA, All-American is no longer allowed to tow out of ROTOW, DARP, private lots or car accidents reported by the police. In a pair of letters sent by DCA on Aug. 24 and Aug. 28, the department notified All American of its intent to revoke its towing licenses. The Aug. 24 letter alleged that All-American did not maintain a presence at its business address, 59-01 Grand Ave. The Aug. 28 letter asserted that Abate and All-American had repeatedly violated the department's rules and disregarded the city's tow laws, and also noted the department's denial of All-American's renewal application to engage in towing at 56-09 56th Terrace. This is great news for residents of Maspeth who have long complained about junked cars littering Flushing Avenue and its side streets.

December 2018 Juniper Berry Magazine

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