Title 40, Chapter 6, Section 206
(a) Whenever any police officer finds a vehicle in violation of any of the provisions of Code Section 40-6-202, such officer is authorized to move such vehicle or require the driver or other person in charge of the vehicle to move it to a position off the roadway.
(b) Any police officer is authorized to remove or cause to be
removed to a place of safety any unattended vehicle illegally left
standing upon any highway, bridge, or causeway or in any tunnel.
(c) Any police officer is authorized to remove or cause to be
removed to the nearest garage or other place of safety any vehicle
found upon a highway when:
(1) Report has been made that such vehicle has been stolen or
taken without the consent of its owner;
(2) The person or persons in charge of such vehicle are unable to
provide for its custody or removal;
(3) The person driving or in control of such vehicle is arrested
for an alleged offense for which the officer is required by law to
take the person arrested before a proper magistrate without
(4) Any such vehicle has been left unattended for 24 hours or
(5) Such vehicle is stopped, except when traffic congestion makes
movement impossible, on a controlled-access highway which is part
of The Dwight D. Eisenhower System of Interstate and Defense
Highways, for more than eight hours, unless such vehicle
constitutes a traffic hazard, in which case it may be removed
(d) Because uninsured vehicles pose a threat to the public safety and health, any law enforcement officer is authorized to remove or cause to be removed to the nearest garage or other place of safety the vehicle of a person who is charged under subsection (a) or (b) of Code Section 40-6-10 if such person admits to the law enforcement officer that there is no insurance in effect on the vehicle or if the law enforcement officer verifies that the proof of insurance provided by such person is fraudulent.