(a) An incident management towing permit is required for a tow truck used to perform
any nonconsent tow initiated by a peace officer, including a tow authorized under
Section 545.3051, Transportation Code.
(b) To be eligible for an incident management towing permit, an applicant must submit
(1) the tow truck is equipped to tow light-duty or heavy-duty vehicles according to
the manufacturer's towing guidelines;
(2) the applicant has at least $500,000 of liability insurance for the tow truck;
(3) the applicant has at least $50,000 of cargo insurance for the tow truck.
(c) A tow truck permitted under this section may also be used for private property
towing and consent towing.
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