Vehicle Towing - Consumer Resources

California Government Websites

Read Vehicle Code section 22658 and section 22651.7.

Know Your Rights When Your Vehicle is Towed From Private Property Though limited to San Francisco, this webpage of the San Francisco Police Department provides useful general information about vehicles being towed from private property and steps that may be taken if the vehicle has been wrongly towed.


Who to Sue if Your Car Has Been Towed
This webpage provides general information about the laws relating to towing of vehicles in California, and suing for recovery of damages in small claims court. The is a publication of the Legal Aid Society of Orange County.

Protecting yourself from predatory towing
This webpage provides a consumer towing rights advisory. By Consumer Action.