Having his car stolen was bad enough. But for Michael Midden, the real headache began when it was towed.In an odyssey that could have been written by Homer himself, the San Francisco resident’s car was stolen, recovered by police, then hauled away and auctioned off by The City’s contracted towing company.That company, Auto Return, insists it did nothing illegal and was unable to contact Midden, yet the incident has gained the attention of City Hall. Read More
Motorists wary of getting their car towed have new information on how to avoid that unseemly situation.The locations and schedules of all The City’s tow-away zones is now available on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s SFpark website. Read More
San Francisco police on Sunday will begin a new policy on impounding the vehicles of unlicensed drivers, a practice some community
members had complained unfairly targeted undocumented immigrants.
In a shift from the current policy whereby the vehicles of unlicensed drivers pulled over in traffic stops would be immediately towed,
police will now give those drivers 20 minutes for a licensed and insured person to arrive and drive off the vehicle. Read More