Title 41 Chapter 6a Section 1407

Motor Vehicles
Traffic Code
Section 1407
Removal of unattended vehicles prohibited without authorization -- Penalties.

            

41-6a-1407.   Removal of unattended vehicles prohibited without authorization -- Penalties.

            (1) In cases not amounting to burglary or theft of a vehicle, a person may not remove an unattended vehicle without prior authorization of:

            (a) a peace officer;

            (b) a law enforcement agency;

            (c) a highway authority having jurisdiction over the highway on which there is an unattended vehicle; or

            (d) the owner or person in lawful possession or control of the real property.

            (2) (a) An authorization from a person specified under Subsection (1)(a), (b), or (c) shall be in a form specified by the Motor Vehicle Division.

            (b) The removal of the unattended vehicle shall comply with requirements of Section 41-6a-1406.

            (3) The removal of the unattended vehicle authorized under Subsection (1)(d) shall comply with requirements of Section 72-9-603.

            (4) A person who violates Subsection (1) or (3) is guilty of a class C misdemeanor.


Renumbered and Amended by Chapter 2, 2005 General Session