Vehicles towed & impounded for violations under ARS 28-3511

Arizona law (ARS 28-3511links to external site) requires vehicles be towed and impounded for any of the following violations:

  • Revoked driver's license
  • No driver's license and no record of ever having one
  • Cancelled driver's license (must also be involved in a collision and not provide insurance)
  • Extreme DUI
  • Aggravated DUI
  • Driver under 21 with any amount of alcohol in their system
  • Violation of an ignition interlock requirement
  • Reckless driving
  • Street racing / exhibition of speed
  • Obstructing public thoroughfare

If your vehicle was towed & impounded under ARS 28-3511:

State law requires we hold the vehicle for 20 days. 

The registered owner or their spouse may qualify to have the vehicle released early if State requirements are met.

Impounds pursuant to ARS 13-2906 (Obstructing a Thoroughfare) are subject to 7-day impoundment period.

Contact Information

The city has contracted with All City Towing for towing and impound services:
All City Towing
922 E. Gilbert Drive
Tempe, AZ 85281
P: 480-833-7278

Scottsdale Police Department Towing Contacts:
Vehicle Impound Unit - General Towing Questions related to police impounds
P: 480-312-5314
[email protected]

Alex Ristuccia - Police Tow/Impound Supervisor
P: 480-312-5643
[email protected]

Sgt. Wes Shaffer - Special Events Towing Questions
P: 480-312-4390
[email protected]