In order to perform its traffic safety functions, the Patrol is required to use wrecker services to tow disabled, seized, wrecked and abandoned vehicles.  Members of the Patrol shall assure the impartial use of wrecker services through strict compliance with these rules.  In no event shall any Patrol member recommend any wrecker service motor club, or automobile membership service to the owner or driver of a wrecked or disabled vehicle nor shall any member recommend the services of a particular wrecker service, motor club, or automobile membership service in the performance of his duties.  Members shall, whenever possible and practicable, dispatch the wrecker service requested by the motorist requiring such services.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 20-184; 20-185; 20-187; 20-188;

Temporary Adoption Eff. June 9, 2000;

Eff. April 1, 2001;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 09H .0319 Eff. June 1, 2013.