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What to do if your car is being towed illegal ?

Source : blog.truckandtrailer.co.za

In towns especially at the parking site thereare rulesand regulations on how cars should pack and where you should not pack. They even indicated with signs and paintings on the floor so that you can get the message clearl. But there are people who never follow the rules snd end up finding themselves in the wrong side with the law.

If you break the rules of packing by packing your car where it is not supposed to be, they will call a towing car and it will come immediately and tow your car to the nearest manuscipal where you will release it after paying a fine that you will be charged for breaking the rules.

If you arrived late to a metered parking space, call the police department non-emergency number. If you suspect your car got towed by the city, you might be able to find your car online. In some major cities police departments provide information through a website that lists towed vehicle's information.

A vehicle that remains in park and is towed with its wheels on the ground will absolutely experience damage. Not only will this cause skidding and damage to the tires but it can also cause damage to the connections between the wheels and the transmission ultimately hurting the transmission itself.

The towing company could sue you since they will charge a storage fee per day. After the designated time period the tow company or city applies for a mechanics lien title then auction the property off to recover costs incurred.

Towing companies may take action to sell a towed vehicle without going through the court. Generally it requires either the towing company or the county sheriff's office to hold the vehicle for 10 to 14 days while they identify and contact the vehicle owner or lien holder.

Your car goes to an impound when police tow your car. If there is a police hold or immobilization order you may have to request a hearing to get your vehicle released from impound. If you lose the hearing and can't afford to get your car out of impound the automobile will likely either be sold or destroyed.

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