Firstly, you need to find out if the abandoned car is taxed. It is no longer a requirement to physically display a tax disc on the car, but this can still easily be done by entering the registration number into the DVLA’s website. This will then confirm whether or not the car is taxed.
If the vehicle is not taxed there is a facility to advise the DVLA online. The local authority should also then be contacted as they will usually arrange for the vehicle to be towed away – problem solved. [Read more…]