14B NCAC 07A .0105       SECURING VEHICLES WHEN OPERATOR IS ARRESTED

Upon arresting or placing a vehicle operator in custody a member shall:

(1)           With consent of owner, operator, or legal possessor, allow another licensed, competent individual to drive or move the vehicle to a position off the roadway; or

(2)           If no licensed, competent operator is present, or if the owner, operator, or legal possessor will not consent to such removal:

(a)           Move the vehicle, if necessary, to a position off the roadway, lock the vehicle and return the key to the owner, operator, or legal possessor, except that, in any case where the operator of the vehicle is arrested for DWI, a member shall either turn the keys over to the magistrate/jailer or to a sober, responsible person; or

(b)           With or without consent of the owner, operator, or legal possessor, transport and store vehicle in accordance with 14B NCAC 07A .0106.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 20-184; 20-185; 20-187; 20-188;

Temporary Adoption Eff. June 9, 2000;

Eff. April 1, 2001;

Amended Eff. July 18, 2008;

Transferred from 14A NCAC 09H .0310 Eff. June 1, 2013.