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How do I get a vehicle out of impound?
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A vehicle that has been towed due to an arrest, or a suspended or revoked license, can be released if the following conditions are met:  
  1. The registered owner must be present. 
  2. The registered owner must have proof of ownership (current tag receipt or title). 
  3. The registered owner must have a current drivers license, or be accompanied by someone who does. 
  4. If required, the registered owner must have a release from the investigating officer. 
If the proof of ownership is in the vehicle, the registered owner may call Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express (205-823-1213) and request the paperwork be faxed to the police department. 

Once you have met the above requirements, you will receive a yellow release form that you must take to the impound site (Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express) to have the car released. Please, note that the wrecker service charges towing and storage fees that you will have to pay them. You may call Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express at (205) 823-1213. 

Vehicles will only be released from 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM Monday through Friday. If you have any questions you may call the Police Records office at (205) 978-0124. The Police Records office is located in the Police building next to City Hall at 1032 Montgomery Highway, Vestavia Hills, AL  35216. 

A vehicle that has been towed from an accident scene will be at the Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express site unless the owner gave different instructions following the accident. To retrieve a towed accident vehicle you do not have to obtain a release from the Police Department. Please, proceed directly to Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express. Remember, towing and storage charges are the owner's responsibility. 

The address for Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express is: 
Vestavia Sunoco & Tire Express 1456 Montgomery Highway,Vestavia Hills, Alabama 35216
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City of Vestavia Hills | 1032 Montgomery Hwy | Vestavia Hills, AL 35216 | (205) 978-0100