He said the company contracted to tow away
the truck close the road, leading to the traffic paralysis.
So, their staff will tow away
the vehicles the next day after the warning period ends," Saifaie explained.
Rhodelio Poliquit, head of the City Transports and Traffic Management Office (CTTMO), issued the warning after the purchase of two tow trucks, which CTTMO will use daily to tow away
vehicles clogging traffic in major roads.
To deal with the problem airport security was entitled to tow away
or wheel-clamp cars and demand a fee for cost it incurred, he added.
In case the Municipality receives complaints from public about cars parked in unauthorised areas, officers would immediately tow away
the cars and the owner will have to pay hefty fines based on the seriousness of the violation, he added.
A private company has been hired to tow away
the cars, he said.
And councils may even be allowed to tow away
cars that display fake or forged badges, or those that are being misused.
Cars were briefly diverted as the road was closed to allow vehicles to tow away
Tram chiefs TIE said they had been used "many, many times" to tow away
brokendown vehicles and the council defended their deployment.
The Civil Defense unit also helped the traffic police tow away
the truck to a safe location.