Opelika, AL asked in DUI / DWI for Alabama

Q: Is it legal to tow a vehicle on private property when the driver of the car was arrested for DUI but was not his car

I was a passenger it was my vehicle I was fine to drive the vehicle and we were pulled over in our driveway (our destination) and they did not pull us over until we had already pulled into the driveway and we're getting out of the car. I was just curious to if it was justified for them to tow a vehicle off private property. I oculus understand if we were pulled over on the side of the road and we were both under the influence and couldn't drive

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A: It is a little unusual. It is "legal" yes. I suspect the officers would testify that you were impaired also, and that the vehicle had to be secured so you would not drive away in it.

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