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Statutes > Connecticut > Title14 > Chap248 > Sec14-262a

      Sec. 14-262a. Towing or hauling of motor vehicle from highway by wrecker.
A wrecker, as defined in section 14-1 and operated in accordance with section 14-66,
may tow or haul a motor vehicle, without regard to the limitations of length contained
in section 14-262, if such vehicle was involved in an accident or became disabled and
remains within the limits of a highway, or is being towed or hauled by order of a traffic
or law enforcement authority, from a highway to the nearest licensed repair facility or
motor carrier terminal of such vehicle, where such vehicle can be properly repaired, but
not more than twenty-five miles. Violation of any provision of this section shall be an
infraction.

      (February, 1965, P.A. 563; P.A. 75-577, S. 100, 126; P.A. 08-101, S. 5.)

      History: P.A. 75-577 made violation of provisions an infraction; P.A. 08-101 replaced provision authorizing licensed
repair tow trucks to tow disabled trucks and trailers from highways to nearest garage where disabled vehicle can be repaired
with provision authorizing wrecker to tow or haul a motor vehicle, if vehicle was involved in accident or became disabled
and remains within limits of highway or is being towed or hauled by order of traffic or law enforcement authority, from
highway to nearest licensed repair facility or motor carrier terminal where vehicle can be repaired.

      See chapter 881b re infractions of the law.