Tow truck operators want blue emergency lights following latest fatal crash

Article Link: https://calgarysun.com/news/local-news/tow-operators-renew-calls-for-blue-emergency-lights-following-fatal-crash/wcm/a288a2df-9a6a-482a-8315-49e02ea5303d

Discussion posted by: TheRage

Another near death experience involving a tow truck driver has renewed passionate conversation about the safety of tow truck workers, who are pushing for changes to better protect themselves on the job. Following a fatal highway collision on Wednesday that left the driver of a semi-truck dead and tow truck operator Trevor Snyder in shock after narrowly escaping harm, the debate over allowing blue lights on tow trucks has been re-opened. “Tow truck drivers are on the same level as the slime between your toes or worms as far as people care. The only people that care about tow truck drivers are tow truck drivers,” said Tagg.