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TowXpo San Antonio August 5-7th, 2021


Southwest Tow Operators Legislative Conference, Saturday, August 7, 2021- San Antonio, Texas

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TDLR - Credit Card Ruling in writing


Effective immediately licensees in the TOW/VSF program may charge consumers a credit card surcharge for those paying TOW/VSF costs with a credit card. This surcharge, also known as a credit card swipe fee, may not exceed the amount or percentage charged by a credit card issuer to use the card. The Department will provide additional guidance on this issue at a later date.

TDLR's Advisory Board Meeting 3/16/2021

The next Towing and Storage Advisory Board meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m. The agenda and staff reports (PDF) are available online. The meeting will be held via videoconference and will be viewable on TDLR’s YouTube channel

Credit Card Processing Update 3/8/21

Credit Card Processing Fee Update


Southwest Tow Operators is pleased to announce the Towing and Storage Advisory Board will meet next Tuesday, March 16, 2021 at 10:00 a.m to discuss guidance on towing and storage facilities being able to pass along credit card processing fees.  As you may recall, Southwest Tow Operators has diligently worked on your behalf on this and many other issues.  To learn more please click the following links agenda and staff reports (PDF).  The meeting will be held via videoconference and will be viewable on TDLR’s YouTube channel.


If you would like more information, please contact our office @ 972-247-9454


Contact Info

  • Southwest Tow Operators
  • 660 N Central Expressway, Suite 230
  • Plano, Texas 75074
  • Toll Free: (866) 320-9300

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I hope you like the new look! We have updated the documents (requires a login to view). The store is starting to take shape, check it out!