168B.087 Operator's deficiency claim; consent to sale.
Subdivision 1. Deficiency claim. (a) The nonpublic impound lot operator has a deficiency claim against the registered owner of the vehicle for the reasonable costs of services provided in the towing, storage, and inspection of the vehicle minus the proceeds of the sale or auction.
(b) The claim for storage costs may not exceed the costs of:
(1) 25 days storage, for a vehicle described in section 168B.051, subdivision 1; and
(2) 55 days storage, for a vehicle described in section 168B.051, subdivision 2.
Subd. 2. Implied consent to sale. A registered owner who fails to claim the impounded vehicle within the applicable time period allowed under section 168B.051 is deemed to waive any right to reclaim the vehicle and consents to the disposal or sale of the vehicle and its contents and transfer of title.
HIST: 1995 c 137 s 7