Abandoned vehicles are not only an eyesore, they can also become a target for vandals and become a danger to the public.
Do not enter or touch an abandoned vehicle - It may need investigated by the police. It may contain hazardous waste, or pose a health or fire risk.
Do not go near a burning or burnt-out vehicle - Burnt paint, rubber and other materials may be harmful.
If a vehicle is on fire call 999 immediately.
You can also call us on 01389 772059 to report an abandoned vehicle.
You will be asked to provide as much of the following information about the vehicle as possible
An Officer will then visit the location to make a further assessment of the vehicle. This is normally on the same day as the notification is received, or the next working day depending on the time of notification. The vehicle is photographed on site, to provide evidence of the vehicle's condition, registration number etc.