Whenever any Police Officer finds a vehicle standing upon a street in violation of any provision of this chapter, the officer is hereby authorized to require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to remove it to a position off the paved, improved, or main-traveled part of the street. However, if any person so directed shall fail or refuse to move the vehicle or if the vehicle is unattended, the Officer is hereby authorized to provide for the removal of the vehicle to the nearest available garage or other place of safety.
Statutory reference:
Authority to remove illegally parked vehicles, see IC 9-21-16-3