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Welcome to the UR VMS Vehicle Storage Facility

The UR VMS Vehicle Storage Facility is operating for the City of Nashville and is tasked with responsibility for the impoundment and release of vehicles that have been wrecked, abandoned, or recovered, and also for vehicles belonging to prisoners as well as other vehicles involved in various police investigations.

The Vehicle Storage Facility maintains this database to track vehicles that are brought to the Vehicle Storage Impound Lot.




Location / Hours of Operation



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1201 Freightliner Drive
Nashville, TN 37210-2200

Phone: (615) 862-7800

Hours of Operation:
24 Hours - 7 days a week




Reclaiming Your Vehicle

To reclaim your vehicle from the Vehicle Storage Facility, you should follow the steps listed below:

DETERMINE THAT YOUR VEHICLE IS AT THE VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY.

  • A vehicle may be towed if it is in a wreck or has been abandoned.
  • A vehicle is towed when its driver is arrested.
  • Recovered stolen vehicles are also towed to the Vehicle Storage Facility.
  • You may access the Vehicle Database List through this web site,
  • Or you may call (615) 862-7800 .
  • The Vehicle Database List includes ALL vehicles currently at the Vehicle Storage Facility.


DETERMINE THE CHARGES ON YOUR VEHICLE.

  • Charges include:
    Towing of Vehicles 7,000 Pounds GVWR and Under (No additional fees may be charged for using other equipment, including dollies, trailers, lifts, slim-jims, go-jacks, winching, or for mileage):
    Vehicles towed within the I-40/I-24/I-65 Loop $125
    Vehicles towed outside the I-40/I-24/I-65 Loop $135
    Vehicles towed outside the Briley Parkway/White Bridge Road/Woodmont Avenue/Thompson Lane circle $145
    Vehicles towed to the Company Lot at the direction of a police officer:  
    i. Vehicles involved in an accident: $145
    ii. All other vehicles: $135
       
    Mileage: Charges for mileage may only be incurred for out-of-county miles and only when towing at a police officer's request. This rate is not to exceed: $3.50 per mile
       
    Labor: Charges for labor, including winching, may be charged only the first hour, and may not exceed a rate of $115 per hour. If more than one wrecker is required to remove a vehicle, the rate chargeable for each additional wrecker may not exceed the base rate of $115 per hour after the first hour.


    Towing of Vehicles over 7,000 Pounds GVWR Base Rates - "Towed" vehicles are vehicles which can be driven, but towed to the lot at the request of the owner or police officer. "Driver" vehicles are vehicles driven to the lot by a wrecker company driver at the request of the owner or police officer. "Wrecked" vehicles are vehicles which cannot be driven, and must be towed to the lot:
      Towed Driven Wrecked
    Straight Trucks and Vans: $220 $175 $240
    Tandem-Axle, Not Loaded $265 $195 $285
    Tandem-Axle, Loaded $290 $195 $315
    Recreational Vehicles      
    26 Feet and Under in Length $210 $175 $230
    Over 26 Feet in Length $245 $195 $265
    Buses (Large) $290 $195 $315
           
    Additional Fees:
    Hourly Rate for necessary preparation or removal of bumpers, drive shafts before towing is possible, and reconnection after towing: $140 per hour.
           
    Labor Rates after first hour for wrecker and driver:      
    Class B Wrecker     $215
    Class C Wrecker     $315
    Class C Rotator, if Needed     $415
           

    When wreckers are required to wait at the scene for functions to be performed by others (e.g., emergency personnel), waiting time charges may not exceed one-half the allowable labout rate. When the use of outside labor and equipment it required, charges may include not more that 35% mark-up.

    When the use of air bags is required under special recovery circumstances, an additional rate of $3000 may be charged. Recovery of vehicle submerged in water: $215. Recovery and storage of vehicle burned by fire: $175. Set out fee $35 or proof of insurance in full force & effect.



    Impound / Flat Fee
    $200


    Daily Storage Rates (after first two hours on the lot
    Motorcycle or ATV
    $25
    Mower or miscellaneous equipment
    $25
    Car
    $30
    Tractor
    $35
    Motorhome, 26 feet and under
    $50
    Motorhome, more than 26 feet
    $60
    Tractor-trailer, commercial bus, house trailer
    $60
    Boat, under 19 feet in length
    $30
    Boat, 19 to 26 feet in length
    $40
    Boat, more than 26 feet in length
    $50

       
  • Charges are listed in the Vehicle Database List or can be accessed by phone.
  • The costs listed are to be used only as an estimate!. The prices shown only reflect the estimated costs to retrieve the vehicle out of impound and should only be used as a reference. The price quoted from our Customer Service Representatives IS the cost which has to be paid to retrieve the vehicle out of impound.

NOTICE: BEFORE YOU GO TO THE VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY, READ THIS:

CALL the Vehicle Storage Facility at (615) 862-7800 to make sure your vehicle is released for pick-up (some vehicles have a "hold" and cannot be released).

NON-OWNERS: Call the Vehicle Storage Facility at (615) 862-7800 to learn what ADDITIONAL documents you must bring if you are not the legal, registered owner (on the title) of the vehicle you wish to pick up (if you are acting as an agent for the owner).

THE VEHICLE STORAGE FACILITY VEHICLE POUND IS OPEN 24 HOURS A DAY, 7 DAYS A WEEK.

  • Vehicles may be claimed 24 hours a day.

  • The vehicle's OWNER MUST bring the following to claim a unit:
    - A valid government photo identification card or driver's license.
    - Proof of ownership (original Certificate of Title; a REASSIGNED title less than 30 days old;
    current registration receipt; or Bill of Sale less than 30 days old).
    - Proof of Current Insurance on the Vehicle.
    - Payment.
    - Call (615) 862-7800 for additional instruction if owner is unable to claim vehicle.

    **** Also note that you must not have any outstanding tickets or warrants if you are picking up a vehicle. Please settle those with Municipal Court first.

PAYMENT MAY BE MADE THROUGH ANY OF THE FOLLOWING:

  • Cash
  • Credit Cards now being accepted (Visa, MC)





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