TOWING AND STORAGE OF MOTOR VEHICLES
49-1808. Storage of vehicle. Whenever an authorized officer removes a vehicle from a highway, or from public or private property, he shall take, or cause to be taken, the vehicle to the nearest garage or other place of safety. Reasonable efforts shall be made to secure and prevent further damage to vehicles being stored. At the time of removal, the authorized officer shall complete a towed vehicle notice according to the provisions of section 49-1803A(2), Idaho Code.
(1) Any vehicle stored under the provisions of this chapter, except vehicles being stored as part of a law enforcement investigation, shall be made available for physical inspection by the legal or registered owner, authorized agent or insurance representative during reasonable business hours at no additional charge.
(2) Any vehicle towed as a result of extraordinary circumstances, or under the authority of section 49-662, Idaho Code, and stored in excess of thirty (30) days, not being held as part of a law enforcement investigation, may be declared as abandoned and processed for disposal under the provisions of this chapter.
[49-1808, added 1988, ch. 265, sec. 426, p. 797; am. 2010, ch. 171, sec. 9, p. 351.]