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City urges motorists to reclaim impounded vehicles<p>​</p><p>The vehicles were impounded in terms of the National Road Traffic Act of 1993, and/or the City's Traffic By-Law.</p><p> </p><p>In terms of the Act, any vehicle that has not been reclaimed within 21 days of impoundment, can be disposed of.</p><p> </p><p>The Traffic Service requests that owners of vehicles that have been impounded and who have not recovered their vehicles, check whether their vehicle is on the list set for disposal.</p><p> </p><p>The full list can be accessed here: <a href=""></a></p><p> </p><p>Motorists can contact the City's Traffic Service on the following channels – Telephone: 021 444 3368 or 021 444 6454 or Email: <a href=""></a> or <a href=""></a></p><p> </p><p>Vehicle owners have until 15 January 2023 to check their vehicle's status, and to make arrangements to recover the vehicle.</p><p> </p><p>Vehicles can only be reclaimed upon the payment of all outstanding traffic fines and the impoundment release fee.</p><p> </p><p>However, between 19 December 2022 and 23 December 2022, the City's Traffic Service will offer a 50% reduction to registered owners of these abandoned vehicles, on towing fees as well as the waiving of impoundment or storage fees.</p><p> </p><p>Any vehicle that is not reclaimed by mid-January 2023, will be disposed of in line with legislation.</p><p> </p><p> </p><p><strong>End</strong></p><p><br></p>2022-12-14T22:00:00ZGP0|#1d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70;L0|#01d539e44-7c8c-4646-887d-386dc1d95d70|City news;GTSet|#62efe227-07aa-45e7-944c-ceebacca891dGP0|#2459c32a-606e-4c57-95eb-454a182b5eba;L0|#02459c32a-606e-4c57-95eb-454a182b5eba|vehicle impoundment;GTSet|#2e3de6c1-9951-4747-8f53-470629a399bb10


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