'The workers had said that it would take them around 30 minutes to tow away
the truck but this took over four hours and in the time the road had been blocked on all sides by overlapping drivers,' Njihia said.
Attorney-general Costas Clerides wrote to the deputy telling him that the minister's opinion was "untimely and mistaken." He had investigated the matter after a request by the Chief of Police and found that it was illegal wheel-clamp or tow away
cars that were illegally parked because only the police had the right to do this.
It is also thought that many firms clamp and tow away
without good cause and there is little motorists can do, except pay up.
Bus stops could be designated tow away
zones, and could be located on both sides of the one-way route, with parking allowed at all other points along the road.
A MUM told yesterday how wheel-clampers threatened to tow away
her car - with her disabled son inside.
The City's Chevrolet team van died in a tow away
zone and disappeared into San Francisco's vehicle impound matrix.
The fact that some councils charged up to pounds 67 to tow away
an old car also encouraged some owners to abandon them.
But new legislation, the Police Reform Act 2002, now gives police the power to tow away
the cars of drivers who use their vehicles in a manner that causes alarm, distress or annoyance.
A LAWYER is mounting a legal challenge against Scottish local authorities over their powers to tow away
illegally parked cars.
COUNCIL street inspectors have the power to tow away
abandoned cars left on the street or on council land.
MANILA -- China was warned Thursday against trying to tow away
the BRP Sierra Madre from Ayungin Shoal, as this could be considered an attack against the Philippines and prompt the United States to defend the country in keeping with their Mutual Defense Treaty.
RTA will also tow away
the vehicles broken down within the traffic lanes using towing motorbikes or cranes in the presence of police patrols to ensure traffic flow.
The Abu Dhabi Municipality signedAacontracts with two companies last Monday to tow away
dirty carsAaandAacars left by their owners in the city'sAaparking lots as part of its efforts to maintain the aesthetic face of the capital.
Father-of-five Joe Johnson, 69, who has lived in Uppingham Road for more than 30 years, called police to tow away
cars twice in the past week after finding his driveway blocked.