What to do if your vehicle is Impounded

If your vehicle has been impounded, it can be a frustrating and stressful experience. However, the team at Ed’s Towing service will make sure you are taken care of right away. Here are steps you can take to help get your vehicle released and avoid any further complications.


  • Determine the reason for the impound: Find out why your vehicle was impounded. Was it due to a traffic violation, an expired registration, or something else? Knowing the reason for the impound can help you take the appropriate steps to get your vehicle released.
  • Contact the impound lot: Get in touch with the impound lot where your vehicle is being held. They can provide you with information on what steps you need to take to have your vehicle released. If we you would like to check if we have your vehicle in our Impound Lot Click Here
  • Provide necessary documentation: Bring any necessary documentation, such as proof of ownership, a valid driver’s license, and insurance, when retrieving your vehicle. Make sure to also bring enough cash or credit cards to pay for any fees associated with the impound.
  • Resolve any outstanding issues: If your vehicle was impounded due to a traffic violation or other issue, make sure to resolve the issue before attempting to retrieve your vehicle. This may involve paying fines or penalties, providing proof of insurance or registration, or scheduling a court appearance.
  • Be prepared for additional fees: In addition to the impound fees, you may also be charged for storage fees and any necessary repairs to your vehicle. Make sure to ask the impound lot about any additional fees so you can be prepared to pay them.
  • Follow proper procedure: Make sure to follow the proper procedure for releasing your vehicle from impound. This may include signing a release form, providing identification, and following any other instructions provided by the impound lot.

Getting your vehicle released from impound can be a frustrating and time-consuming process, but by following these steps, you can help make the process smoother and avoid any further complications. Remember to also take steps to prevent future impounds, such as staying up-to-date on registration and insurance and avoiding traffic violations.