Having your car towed is a drag, man. 

It's right up there with a TSA agent destroying your pack job to confiscate a travel-sized shampoo bottle .01% over the approved volume. It sucks. 

On the bright side, you know where to find your stuff when TSA cops it. Unfortunately, it's a lot more complicated when the city of Boise or Boise PD tows your car.  

Photo by Dominik Lange on Unsplash // Canva
Photo by Dominik Lange on Unsplash // Canva

"How do I find out where my car was towed in Idaho?"

Idahoans seem to be Googling that question like it's going out of style. We hadn't finished typing "where" when Google pulled up 10+ search results on how to track down your car.

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If your car was parked within Boise city limits on public property, it was probably a BPD-initiated tow or impound. In that situation, locals would call Ada County Dispatch at (208) 377-6790 or Ada County's Vehicle Impound Department at (208) 570-6120.

Photo by Dominik Lange on Unsplash // Canva
Photo by Dominik Lange on Unsplash // Canva

If the city of Boise & Ada County didn't tow your car, don't give up.

If ACD doesn't have your car on file, all's not lost. Your next step is to call private local tow companies to see if they have it. 

When that fails, you can try your luck with an app that tells you where your car was towed based on your license plate number or VIN. Apps like these can provide you with the towing company's contact info and the location of the impound lot. 

Scroll for 10 reasons your car can be immediately towed in Boise. 

10 Reasons Your Car Can Be Immediately Towed In Boise

Having your car towed in Boise sucks. But you know what sucks just as much if not more? Having to track it down after the fact. If you've never been towed in Boise and think it could never happen to you, the gallery below will make you rethink that, friend.

Gallery Credit: Ryan Antoinette Valenzuela

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