WESTFIELD, NJ — Any snow-covered abandoned vehicle still parked in the roadway shall be ticketed and towed beginning at 8 a.m. on Wednesday, Westfield Police Chief David Wayman announced Monday afternoon.

According to Wayman, any vehicle that has remained snow-covered and parked in the roadway for a period of more than 48 hours shall be deemed abandoned pursuant to NJS 39:3-56.5. 

“These vehicles are impeding snow removal and obstructing the flow of traffic,” he said. "The Westfield Police Department thanks you for your anticipated cooperation.”