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To find out how to have your car towed or what to do if your car is ever towed, you can request a Towing Services Guide about towing in New York City.

The Guide describes:

  • Your rights when dealing with private companies that tow cars
  • Private towing services related to accidents, breakdowns, private lots
  • Tow programs, including Directed Accident Response Program (DARP) and Rotation Tow Program (ROTOW)
  • Who to contact if your car is towed


Get the Towing Services Guide.

Get information about a towed vehicle.

By Mail

Call 311 to request a paper copy.

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