CHICAGO — A Chicago towing company that has for angered motorists for decades may be close to the end of the road.
The Chicago Tribune (trib.in/1pbTzL5 ) reports that the state’s commerce commission will soon vote on whether to yank Lincoln Towing Service’s license.
The company drew so many complaints of overcharging, illegal towing and otherwise discourteous behavior that its drivers were even immortalized in song as the “Lincoln Park Pirates” by the late folk singer Steve Goodman.
The company was recently cited for illegally towing the vehicle of a state worker investigating a child abuse case. And two of its employees face criminal charges for allegedly knocking a man off his ladder and breaking his leg as they towed his truck.
A company employee declined comment.
Information from: Chicago Tribune, http://www.chicagotribune.com