2007 California Vehicle Code Article 6. Tow Trucks

CA Codes (veh:27700)

VEHICLE CODE

SECTION 27700




27700.  (a) Tow trucks shall be equipped with and carry all of the
following:
   (1) One or more brooms, and the driver of the tow truck engaged to
remove a disabled vehicle from the scene of an accident shall remove
all glass and debris deposited upon the roadway by the disabled
vehicle which is to be towed.
   (2) One or more shovels, and whenever practical the tow truck
driver engaged to remove any disabled vehicle shall spread dirt upon
that portion of the roadway where oil or grease has been deposited by
the disabled vehicle.
   (3) One or more fire extinguishers of the dry chemical or carbon
dioxide type with an aggregate rating of at least 4-B, C units and
bearing the approval of a laboratory nationally recognized as
properly equipped to make the approval.
   (b) A person licensed as a repossession agency pursuant to Chapter
11 (commencing with Section 7500) of Division 3 of the Business and
Professions Code is exempt from this section.

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