From: Nev.. on
Peter wrote:
>>> The whole system was put in place to stop the towies fighting over
>>> the jobs and acting like vultures, parked at black spots waiting for
>>> prangs.
>> Or spilling some diesel onto an intersection and then waiting around
>> the corner.
> I now remember the cards, calendars and magnets they would give out with
> the promise to pay a callers fee ($50?) if you called and they got the job
> for a crash... I could not see that system working now as it wouldn't be
> just the guys with the trucks making money out of accidents.

$25 was the going rate 20yrs ago and the practice probably still
continues to this day. Service station attendants at premises on busy
intersections can supplement their income fairly well.

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