The City of Houston, in response to concerns voiced about the SAFEClear program, has made the following changes to the program:

Note: Due to budgetary constraints, the City of Houston has made the following changes to the SAFEClear program:

  • SAFEClear tows previously funded by the City and free to the public will now be charged to the vehicle owner directly at a rate of $50.00 for a tow and $30.00 for On-freeway Roadside Services.

  • For vehicle owners who are unable to pay the charge at the point of service, vehicles will be towed and placed in a city approved storage facility for up to 48 hours at no charge to the owner. Storage fees will be applied after the first 48 hours in addition to the $50 towing charge.

Frequently Asked Questions

Contact SAFEClear


SAFEClear LogoCitizens who have questions or complaints about the City’s SAFEClear program can contact The Auto Dealers Detail of the Houston Police Department at 832.394.4869.


The email address is .