(a) General rule.--Notwithstanding any other law or regulation, any entity incurring the cost of removing a vehicle or cargo at an accident scene if the removal is authorized by a police officer shall have the unqualified right to compensation for the cost of removal and cargo storage and cleanup from the owner of:
(1) A vehicle removed.
(2) A vehicle, the cargo of which was removed in whole or in part.
(3) The cargo removed.
(b) Right to information.--A towing company that removes a vehicle or cargo under subsection (a) shall have the unqualified right to any information relevant to vehicle ownership and information affecting compensation, including, but not limited to, insurance information.
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