If you car has been towed there are some facts you need to know.
- Locate tow-away sign.
- Signs have the name and number of towing company.
- Contact the tow company.
- Verify the location & method of payment.
- $76 is the MAX. penalty if you pick up the car within 24 hours.
- If not picked up in 24 hours you will be charged additional fees.
- If your car is hooked up to the tow truck and still at the location of tow away, you are only responsible for half the fees.
- If your car was towed improperly you can contest the tow by contacting the Gainesville Police Department online at www.gainesvillepd.org or call at (352) 334-2400.
- Never park on any property unless you have paid the parking fee or you have legitimate business there.
- Do not park in reserved spaces regardless of the day or time.
- Do not assume you can park for free on holidays or weekends.
- If you fail to pay the towing fee before removing your vehicle from the yard, you will be arrested.