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189.751 Abandonment of vehicle on county road or city street -- Penalty -- Removal -- Disposition. (1) Any person who leaves a vehicle upon a county road or city street under circumstances indicating an abandonment, shall be fined not less than twenty-five <br>dollars (&#36;25) nor more than one hundred dollars (&#36;100), or imprisoned for not less <br>than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days. A vehicle left upon a county road <br>or city street for three (3) consecutive days shall be presumed to be abandoned. (2) The public authority having jurisdiction over a particular county road or city street shall cause a vehicle that is presumed to be abandoned under subsection (1) of this <br>section and that is fit for future use to be removed by some person engaged in the <br>business of storing or towing motor vehicles and the provisions of KRS 376.275 <br>shall apply in disposing of the vehicle. Any money obtained in disposing of a <br>vehicle that is in excess of any liens shall be paid by the seller to the owner and if <br>the owner cannot be located, the excess money shall escheat to the state pursuant to <br>the provisions of KRS Chapter 393. A vehicle shall be registered or transferred in <br>the county where the sale is conducted upon an affidavit by the seller that the <br>provisions of KRS 376.275 have been met. The affidavit shall contain information <br>as prescribed by the transportation cabinet. (3) If a vehicle that is presumed abandoned under subsection (1) of this section is, in the opinion of the public authority, unfit for future use, the public authority may <br>dispose of it immediately in a manner as it deems appropriate. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 179, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 74, Art. IV, sec. 20(9). -- Amended 1972 Ky. Acts ch. 299, sec. 3. <br>-- Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 105, secs. 1 to 3.

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189.751 Abandonment of vehicle on county road or city street -- Penalty -- Removal -- Disposition. (1) Any person who leaves a vehicle upon a county road or city street under circumstances indicating an abandonment, shall be fined not less than twenty-five <br>dollars (&#36;25) nor more than one hundred dollars (&#36;100), or imprisoned for not less <br>than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days. A vehicle left upon a county road <br>or city street for three (3) consecutive days shall be presumed to be abandoned. (2) The public authority having jurisdiction over a particular county road or city street shall cause a vehicle that is presumed to be abandoned under subsection (1) of this <br>section and that is fit for future use to be removed by some person engaged in the <br>business of storing or towing motor vehicles and the provisions of KRS 376.275 <br>shall apply in disposing of the vehicle. Any money obtained in disposing of a <br>vehicle that is in excess of any liens shall be paid by the seller to the owner and if <br>the owner cannot be located, the excess money shall escheat to the state pursuant to <br>the provisions of KRS Chapter 393. A vehicle shall be registered or transferred in <br>the county where the sale is conducted upon an affidavit by the seller that the <br>provisions of KRS 376.275 have been met. The affidavit shall contain information <br>as prescribed by the transportation cabinet. (3) If a vehicle that is presumed abandoned under subsection (1) of this section is, in the opinion of the public authority, unfit for future use, the public authority may <br>dispose of it immediately in a manner as it deems appropriate. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 179, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 74, Art. IV, sec. 20(9). -- Amended 1972 Ky. Acts ch. 299, sec. 3. <br>-- Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 105, secs. 1 to 3.

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Statutes > Kentucky > 189-00 > 751

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189.751 Abandonment of vehicle on county road or city street -- Penalty -- Removal -- Disposition. (1) Any person who leaves a vehicle upon a county road or city street under circumstances indicating an abandonment, shall be fined not less than twenty-five <br>dollars (&#36;25) nor more than one hundred dollars (&#36;100), or imprisoned for not less <br>than ten (10) days nor more than thirty (30) days. A vehicle left upon a county road <br>or city street for three (3) consecutive days shall be presumed to be abandoned. (2) The public authority having jurisdiction over a particular county road or city street shall cause a vehicle that is presumed to be abandoned under subsection (1) of this <br>section and that is fit for future use to be removed by some person engaged in the <br>business of storing or towing motor vehicles and the provisions of KRS 376.275 <br>shall apply in disposing of the vehicle. Any money obtained in disposing of a <br>vehicle that is in excess of any liens shall be paid by the seller to the owner and if <br>the owner cannot be located, the excess money shall escheat to the state pursuant to <br>the provisions of KRS Chapter 393. A vehicle shall be registered or transferred in <br>the county where the sale is conducted upon an affidavit by the seller that the <br>provisions of KRS 376.275 have been met. The affidavit shall contain information <br>as prescribed by the transportation cabinet. (3) If a vehicle that is presumed abandoned under subsection (1) of this section is, in the opinion of the public authority, unfit for future use, the public authority may <br>dispose of it immediately in a manner as it deems appropriate. Effective: July 15, 1998 <br>History: Amended 1998 Ky. Acts ch. 179, sec. 1, effective July 15, 1998. -- Amended 1974 Ky. Acts ch. 74, Art. IV, sec. 20(9). -- Amended 1972 Ky. Acts ch. 299, sec. 3. <br>-- Created 1966 Ky. Acts ch. 105, secs. 1 to 3.

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