Towing Reason Codes

Towed car lookup results may show a reason code.  These codes can be defined using the table below. If a reason code is not shown, then call the Boston Police Tow Line at 617-343-4629 for more information.

CodeReason
01Arrest
02Abandoned
03Accident
04Arson/Vehicle Fire
05Motor Vehicle Violation
06Fire Department Request
07Owner's Request
08Traffic Tickets
09Public Safety Hazard
10Investigation
11Safe Keeping
12Snow Removal
13Stolen
14Private/Trespass
15Street Cleaning
16Repossession
17Stolen/Arrest

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