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LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN SAN JOSE?

LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN SANTA CLARA COUNTY?

FIND YOUR VEHICLE IN SAN JOSE CALIFORNIA!

FIND TOWED CAR in SAN JOSE!

The City of San Jose has multiple sites which can be used to find a towed or relocated car. In San Jose sometimes cars are towed and other times they are relocated.   The sites that we link to on this page can help you find a car that was towed or a car that was relocated in San Jose.
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If your car was towed or impounded in San Jose, it most likely can be found by the San Jose Vehicle Records Unit.  The San Jose Vehicle Records Unit is a Part of The San Jose Police Department.  The Vehicle Records Unit is also known as the Auto Desk.  The Auto Desk or Vehicle Records Unit handles stolen, recovered, impounded, privately towed and repossessed vehicles in San Jose. The Auto Desk is available from 8am to 4pm, seven days a week.  The Phone Number of the San Jose Police Department Auto Desk is 408-277-4156.  At this time, there is no searchable online database of towed cars.

CLICK HERE for the San Jose Vehicle Records Unit



CLICK HERE for the San Jose Police Department Auto Desk

CLICK HERE for a list of fees in San Jose

 

WHO TOWED MY VEHICLE IN SAN JOSE?

Often in San Jose, it is private companies that are towing vehicles.  When your car is towed, the police department will have a record of the towing, and you must contact the company that towed the vehicle and pay them the fees due and owing.  Vehicles that are towed because the driver was unlicensed or because the driver had a suspended license are subject to being held for 30 days.  If the car is held for 30 days, the vehicle may be released if the person driving the car at the time that it was towed/impounded obtains a valid drivers license.

If the California Highway Patrol towed or impounded your vehicle, then you may have to contact them.

CLICK HERE for information about vehicles towed by the California Highway Patrol

 

WHAT ARE FEES FOR TOWING IN SAN JOSE?

In San Jose, the current fee schedule sets forth the following fees for towing:

Basic Tow Service: $200

After Hours Gate Fee: $85

Vehicle Storage Fee $85 per day, per space outside – $95 per day, per space inside/indoors

Contract Compensation Rate: $80 per tow

Tow Dispatch Fee: $8 per dispatch

Note: These fees are not paid to the City of San Jose, they are paid directly to the Tow Company that towed the vehicle.

 

SAN JOSE POLICE DEPARTMENT AUTO DESK PUBLIC LINE

CALL 408-277-4156 For a Recorded message from the SJPD Auto Desk which can give you more information regarding the towing of vehicles, vehicles which have been impounded, and how such vehicles may be stored.

CLICK HERE for more information about impounded vehicles in San Jose

CLICK HERE for circumstances permitting removal of vehicles in San Jose

 

I GOT A TRAFFIC CITATION IN SAN JOSE, NOW WHAT?

If you got a traffic ticket in Santa Clara County, you should get a courtesy notice from the Santa Clara County Traffic Court prior to the appearance date written on the traffic ticket/citation.  You can call the San Jose Traffic Court at 408-556-3000.

The San Jose Traffic Court is located at:
1095 Homestead Road, Santa Clara, CA, 95050.

CLICK HERE to go to the SANTA CLARA COUNTY TRAFFIC COURT WEBSITE

CLICK HERE for San Jose Police Department Traffic Enforcement Unit FAQ

 

I WANT TO GET AN ABANDONED VEHICLE TOWED IN SAN JOSE

The San Jose Police Department has a webpage on vehicle abatement.

If you would like to report an abandoned or stored vehicle, you can use the San Jose Police Department Vehicle Abatement online Service Request Form.


 

This site makes no claims as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the data provided at this site. The data provided at this site is subject to change at any time. It is understood that the data provided at this site is being used at one’s own risk.


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LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN AUSTIN?

LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

FIND YOUR VEHICLE IN AUSTIN!

FIND TOWED CAR!

The City of Austin has multiple sites which can be used to find a towed or relocated car.  In Austin sometimes cars are towed and other times they are relocated.  The sites that we link to on this page can help you find a car that was towed or a car that was relocated in Austin.
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If your car was towed in Austin, you should first stop and figure out where it was towed from.

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED IN A PARKING LOT IN AUSTIN?

If your car was towed from a private parking lot, there will often be a sign at the entrance of the parking lot which has the address and/or phone number of a local towing company.  Contacting that towing company is a good starting point for finding your towed car.

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED FROM PRIVATE PROPERTY IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

According to the Travis County Sheriff’s Webpage, “if you wish to contest a non-consent tow or the impoundment of your vehicle, you must request a tow hearing. The tow hearing must be scheduled within 14 days of the vehicle being towed. The Justice of the Peace responsible for the Vehicle Storage Facility (VSF) where your vehicle was towed will hold the tow hearing. For additional details on tow hearings please contact the responsible Justice of the Peace’s Office at:”

  1. Justice of the Peace  PRECINT 1: Northeast 854-7000
  2. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 2:  Northwest 854-4545
  3. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 3:  Southwest 854-6763
  4. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 4: Southeast 854-9479
  5. Justice of the Peace PRECINT 5: Central 854-9049

WAS YOUR CAR TOWED ON A STREET OR PUBLIC ROAD IN AUSTIN?

If your car was towed from a public street or public road in Austin, you should call 311 or 512-974-8110 to inquire about your car.  The Austin Police Department can help you find where your car was towed to.

CLICK HERE for the Austin Police Department Towed Car Information Page

  • This page contains information about finding a towed car in Austin

CLICK HERE for the Austin Police Department Towed Vehicle Information Page

  • This page contains information about locating a car towed in Austin

CLICK HERE for the Texas Towing & Storage Association Public Information Page

  • This page contains information about towed and impounded vehicles in Austin.
  • This page contains information about towing fees in Austin
  • This page contains information about towing procedures in Austin
  • This page contains information about finding a towed car in Austin

WAS YOUR CAR IMPOUNDED BY THE CITY OF AUSTIN?

According to the Austin Police Department website, if your car was impounded by the City of Austin or the Austin Police Department, the vehicle was towed by Southside Wrecker at 8200 South Congress Avenue, 512-441-7094. For abandoned vehicles, call Southside Wrecker at 512 441-3111, 4308 Terry-O Lane.



WAS YOUR CAR IMPOUNDED IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Impound & Wrecker Page (Travis County Sheriff Impound & Wrecker Page)

CLICK HERE for Towing Fees in Travis County for Police Initiated Tows (As well as Police Initiated Tows handled by private companies in Travis County)

WAS YOUR CAR STOLEN IN TRAVIS COUNTY?

WAS YOUR CAR STOLEN IN AUSTIN?

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force (SCATTF) Page

CLICK HERE for the Sheriff’s Combined Auto Theft Task Force (SCATTF) Page

CLICK HERE for the Travis County Sheriff Towing FAQ Information Page

CLICK HERE to go directly to the Travis County Sheriff Towing FAQ

TRAVIS COUNTY TOWING INFORMATION:

Harris County Sheriff’s Towing & Wrecker Address:

P.O. Box 1748 Austin, Texas 78767

Phone: (512) 854-7430

Email: tcso.impound@co.travis.tx.us

The Travis County Wrecker Enforcement Unit Email Address is wrecker.enforcement@ci.austin.tx.us

AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT NON-EMERGENCY PHONE NUMBER:  974-5000

TRAVIS COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE DISPATCH PHONE NUMBER: 974-0845

TEXAS DEPARTMENT OF LICENSE AND REGULATION PHONE NUMBER:   1-800-803-9202 or e-mailed to towing@license.state.tx.us

 

TRAVIS COUNTY TOWING FAQ:

HOW MUCH CAN A WRECKER COMPANY CHARGE FOR TOWING A CAR:

“A wrecker company is allowed charge $150 towing fee, $20 impound fee, and $20 storage fee once it enters their lot.  The total with tax comes to about $193.  You may pay by cash or debit/credit card.  They will charge $20 storage fee each additional day the vehicle is held and can charge a $50 administrative fee if they mail out certified notification letters to the registered owner.  It is important to remove the vehicle from impound as soon as possible to avoid costly fees.”

Source: AUSTIN PD FAQ Page (THIS INFORMATION IS FROM THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT PAGE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THEIR PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION)

HOW CAN I FIND THE TOWING LAWS FOR AUSTIN TEXAS?

“The City Ordinance related to towing can be found at the following Web site under Title 13, Section 6: The Code of the City of Austin, TX.
Additionally, a citizen has the right to request a hearing with the Justice of the Peace contesting the non-consent tow. The Bill of Rights can be found here and a Spanish Version is also available.”

Source: AUSTIN PD FAQ Page (THIS INFORMATION IS FROM THE AUSTIN POLICE DEPARTMENT PAGE AND IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE.  PLEASE GO DIRECTLY TO THEIR PAGE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND THE MOST UP TO DATE INFORMATION)

Consumer Information for Towing & Booting

In Texas (PRIVATE TOWS)

CLICK HERE for information relevant to persons who have had a vehicle towed in Texas.  This towing information resources is provided by the TDLR and is relevant to vehicles which have been towed from private property.  This information resource provides information about your rights once your car has been towed in Texas.  It also discusses fees for car towing and how to recover your vehicle from a private tow lot in Texas.  You can also get information about filing a complaint against a tow company with the TDLR and for requesting a tow hearing.  There are serious towing sanctions you should be aware of if you are looking to file a complaint.  Check out the 7 myths about tow tickets in Texas.

This site makes no claims as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the data provided at this site.  The data provided at this site is subject to change at any time.  It is understood that the data provided at this site is being used at one’s own risk.


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LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN HOUSTON?

LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN HARRIS COUNTY?

FIND YOUR VEHICLE IN HOUSTON!

FIND TOWED CAR!

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Houston towed vehicle locator!

The City of Houston has multiple sites which can be used to find a towed or relocated car.  In Houston sometimes cars are towed and other times they are relocated.  The sites that we link to on this page can help you find a car that was towed or a car that was relocated in Houston.
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CLICK HERE to go to the City of Houston Towed Vehicle Management System.  This site gives you Houston towed vehicle information and Houston relocated vehicle information.  Find a towed car or relocated car in Houston if it is in the Houston Police Department (HPD) database.  You can search by make of the vehicle, and/or search by the license plate or VIN number.

CLICK HERE to go to find a car towed in Houston.

Please note: According to the HPD towed car site, Please allow two hours from time of tow to time of entry. Vehicles that have been released are not searchable.

CLICK HERE to go to Houston Tow Truck Company Forms from the Texas Licensing Division.



The Houston Police Department also has a tow line.  The number to the HPD Tow Line is 713-308-8580.  This is the number to the Records Division Tow Line. The phone number to the Harris County Tow Line is (713)  755-6042.

If your car was stolen, you can get information from the Houston Police Department about what to do next.

CLICK HERE for the Houston Police Department Auto Theft Division site.

CLICK HERE for the Houston Police Department Auto Theft FAQ page.

Have to get your Towed or Relocated Car from the Houston Police Department Compound?  The Address to the Vehicle Compound is below:

Houston Police Department Vehicle Compound
1300 Dart Street, Houston, Texas 77007
Phone: 713-229-8697

CLICK HERE for the HPD Auto Theft Division Vehicle Compound Page

 

Pay Traffic Tickets in Harris County

 

The Harris County Justice of the Peace Courts have an Online Traffic Ticket Payment System.  You can get case information and information about your ticket.  CLICK HERE to pay your Harris County Traffiic Ticket online.

CLICK HERE for information on Hearings for Towing Hearings in Harris County.

 

This site makes no claims as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the data provided at this site.  The data provided at this site is subject to change at any time.  It is understood that the data provided at this site is being used at one’s own risk.



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LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN CHICAGO?

LOOKING FOR A CAR TOWED IN COOK COUNTY?

FIND YOUR VEHICLE IN CHICAGO!

FIND TOWED CAR!

The City of Chicago has multiple sites which can be used to find a towed or relocated car.  In Chicago sometimes cars are towed and other times they are relocated.  The sites that we link to on this page can help you find a car that was towed or a car that was relocated in Chicago.

CLICK HERE to go to the Chicago Vehicle Locator Site.  This site gives you Chicago towed vehicle information and Chicago relocated vehicle information.  Find a towed car or relocated car in Chicago.  You can search by the address you were parked at in Chicago when you were towed, search by make of the vehicle, and/or search by the license plate or VIN number.

CLICK HERE to go to the Chicago Police Department Vehicle locator & find the status of cars towed in Chicago.  You can also find the status of cars impounded in Chicago.

Common Towing Questions – CHICAGO

For common towing questions (TOWING FAQ) from Chicago Streets and Sanitation, CLICK HERE

If you are looking for your towed car in Chicago, you can always call 311 or Call search the City’s website.

CLICK HERE to search the Chicago website for a vehicle that was towed.

CLICK HERE to search the Chicago website for a car that was towed.




CLICK HERE to search the Chicago website for a truck that was towed.

 

CHICAGO TOWED VEHICLES LIST
Below is a current list of vehicles towed in Chicago. This list is maintained by the City of Chicago. This site is not affiliated in any way with the City of Chicago and is provided as a courtesy for people looking for cars towed in Chicago.

Towed Vehicles in Chicago

CHICAGO RELOCATED VEHICLES LIST
Below is a current list of vehicles relocated in Chicago/cars towed in Chicago. This list is maintained by the City of Chicago. This site is not affiliated in any way with the City of Chicago and is provided as a courtesy for people looking for cars towed in Chicago.

Relocated Vehicles in Chicago –

 Abandoned Vehicles Map Chicago

311 Service Requests – CHICAGO Abandoned Vehicles

Chicago Auto Pound Addresses and Hours of Operation

Central Auto Pound is located at 500 E Wacker Dr.(Lower Level) is open 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.

O’Hare International Airport Auto Pound is located at O’Hare International Airport (Remote Lot E) is open 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.

Auto Pound #2 is located at 103rd and Doty Avenue is open 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.



Auto Pound #6 is located at 701 N. Sacramento Avenue and is open 24hrs a day, 365 days a year.

Abandoned vehicles are impounded at 103rd and Doty Avenue and 701 N. Sacramento Avenue.

Source: Chicago Streets and Sanitation FAQ Page

This site provides applications using data that has been modified for use from its original source, www.cityofchicago.org, the official website of the City of Chicago.  The City of Chicago makes no claims as to the content, accuracy, timeliness, or completeness of any of the data provided at this site.  The data provided at this site is subject to change at any time.  It is understood that the data provided at this site is being used at one’s own risk.



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TOWED CAR LOCATOR BY CITY

FIND TOWED CAR BY CITY

If you can’t find your car and you believe that your car was recently towed, it can be pretty shocking.  Often, finding your car after it has been towed can be a scary process.  This site was created to help simplify that process.  It is intended to be a database of all the towed car databases in the county.  Not every city has an online towed car search system, so sometimes you will have to call city agencies to get more information about your towed vehicle.

How to get your car back after being towed

How to find out if your car was towed or stolen

How to get your car back after being towed

If your car was towed, here is what to do in the following cities:

Atlanta – Find Towed car in Atlanta

AustinAustin Towed Car Locator Information – Austin Towed Car Locator

Baltimore – Find Car Towed in Baltimore

Boston – Locate Towed Vehicle in Boston

Charlotte– Locate Towed Car in Charlotte

Chicago -Find Towed Car in Chicago

Columbus – Towed Car Locator Columbus Ohio

Concord – Find towed vehicle in Concord, California

Dallas – Dallas Towed Car Locator

Denver – Denver Towed Vehicle Locator

Detroit – Find Car Towed In Detroit

El Paso – Find car Towed in El Paso

Fort Worth – find car towed in Fort Worth, Texas

Houston -Find Car Towed in Houston



Indianapolis Towed Vehicle Locator

Jacksonville

Las Vegas – Find Car towed or stolen in Las Vegas

Los Angeles – Find Towed Car Los Angeles –  LOS ANGELES TOWED VEHICLE LOCATOR

Louisville -Find Towed Car Louisville

Memphis – Find Car Towed in Memphis

Nashville Impounded Vehicle Locator


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New Orleans– Locate Towed Car in New Orleans – Orleans Parish Towed Car Locator

New York City – Locate Vehicle Towed in New York City

Philadelphia – Locate Towed Car Philly – Find Towed Car Philadelphia

Phoenix – Locate Towed Vehicle in Phoenix

Portland

Oklahoma – Locate Vehicle Towed in Oklahoma City

San Antonio – Find car impounded in San Antonio. Locate vehicle in San Antonio Towed Car Database.

San Diego

San Francisco – Locate Vehicle Towed In San Francisco

Find Car Towed In San Jose -Locate Car Towed In Santa Clara

Seattle – Fine Car towed in Seattle Washington

Washington DC – Located Towed Car DC – Find Towed Car District of Columbia – Retrieve Car Towed Washington DC