If you believe a vehicle has been abandoned and it's something we can investigate (see table below), you can report it to us.
What can we investigate?
Can we investigate?
|What we CAN investigate||What we CANNOT investigate|
|It has no keeper on the DVLA database AND is untaxed - check if the vehicle is untaxed online (external link)
||It's untaxed - this should be reported to the DVLA
|It's stationary for a significant amount of time (over 6 weeks) AND is illegally parked or unroadworthy
||No current MOT - this should be reported to the Police
|It’s significantly damaged, run down or unroadworthy e.g. flat tyres, missing wheels or broken windows
||It’s burned out - this should be reported to the Police
|A number plate is missing
||The only issue is inconsiderate or illegal parking.
|It has become the target of vandalism or anti-social behaviour.
How do I report it?
When you report an abandoned vehicle, please try and provide the following details:
- Registration number of vehicle
- Make, model and colour of vehicle
- Precise location of vehicle
- Approximately how long the vehicle has been there for.
To report an abandoned vehicle login or register for MyAccount and select 'Report It'.