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Lethal dropped: Tow co. loses UVA deal
Published on Apr 15th, 2004
0 comments You won't see Lethal Wrecker trucks on Grounds at UVA– or, at least, you won't see the company towing any cars. According to Parking and Transportation Director Rebecca White, the university...
Lethal rules: Bring cash when arguing
Published on Mar 25th, 2004
0 comments "I just had a harrowing ordeal with Lethal Wrecking!" begins Barbara Hatcher's email. I've written about Lethal a few times– four, to be exact. What's different this time is that the towee is a...
Sound and fury: The 2003 Consumer 'awards'
Published on Dec 25th, 2003
0 comments Some embattled business owners and readers made 2003 a noisy year for this column, so herewith, three prizes: Business owner most in need of customer-service training  Stumped? Here's a hint: I...
Still in: Lethal's A-OK with AAA
Published on Jun 12th, 2003
0 comments Last week's column ended with a cliffhanger: Would AAA retain its emergency road-service contract with Lethal Wrecker, or call it quits? The question arose because, on at least two occasions, Lethal...
Rude awakening: 'Dad, Lethal wants $150 in cash'
Published on Jun 5th, 2003
0 comments Talk about a rude awakening: At 4am on May 23, Thomas Adkins' 19-year-old son woke him with a mixture of good, bad, and alarming news. The good news was that although he had driven his pickup into a...
Lethal incident: Why would he say he paid?
Published on Apr 24th, 2003
0 comments Sharon Ragland stared in amazement: A Lethal Wrecker truck was backing straight into her friend's car. It was 4am on Sunday, March 30, and Ragland and her boyfriend, Anthony Barnett, were in the...
The driveable car
Published on May 9th, 2002
0 comments On January 2, 2001, Downing Smith was suffering an especially potent form of misery: double pneumonia, a high fever, freezing weather– and a house call from Lethal Wrecker. Smith says that when...
What's in a name "Lethal" jacks up emotions
Published on Mar 21st, 2002
0 comments There I was on a Friday afternoon at U Hall, locked out of a pickup I'd borrowed from one of my bosses and kicking myself for being so negligent. After a few feeble attempts to break in, I bowed to...
Fan's folly: A Lethal night at the arena?
Published on Feb 28th, 2002
0 comments  Here's a twist: the towing company did its job, and the consumer may have been wrong. Before you rush to the phones, however, let me provide some qualifiers.  But first, the facts: Around...