2010 Arkansas Code
Title 27 - Transportation
Subtitle 4 - Motor Vehicular Traffic
Chapter 50 - Penalties And Enforcement
Subchapter 12 - Removal of Unattended or Abandoned Vehicles
§ 27-50-1213 - Limitation on removing from the state.

27-50-1213. Limitation on removing from the state.

(a) A towing or wrecker service licensed in a state other than Arkansas shall only remove a vehicle that was involved in a motor vehicle accident in the State of Arkansas from the site of the accident to another state if the state in which the towing or wrecker service is licensed extends the same privilege to a towing or wrecker service that is licensed in Arkansas and operating in the other state.

(b) For the purpose of determining whether a state permits Arkansas-licensed wreckers and Arkansas-licensed towing vehicles to remove a vehicle that was involved in an accident in that state, any limitation imposed by a county, parish, city, or other political subdivision of that state is deemed an action of that state.

(c) (1) This section applies only to the initial removal of a vehicle from the site of an accident to a point of storage or repair.

(2) This section does not apply to the secondary towing of a vehicle after an investigation of a motor vehicle accident is completed.

(d) When towing a vehicle in this state, a towing or wrecker service licensed in a state other than Arkansas must comply with the provisions of this subchapter and 27-35-112.

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