According to the CDC, tow truck drivers are at a higher risk of losing their lives than other drivers. That is the reason most states such as Washington and Oregon require drivers to lower the speed when passing a tow truck. Unfortunately, many drivers don’t slow down even after the warning of a $140 ticket.
The drivers are usually in hurry and drive without paying attention to the road. Due to this, tow truck drivers have to deal with the fear of injury and death on a regular basis.
Let’s plunge into the discussion to understand why paying attention to the plea of tow truck operators and slowing down on the road is crucial.