What to do if you find an abandoned vehicle in Fenland
Worried about a vehicle being abandoned? There are a few things you can check to help you decide who to contact.
If you find a vehicle on the public highway that is untaxed or declared 'off the road', report it to the DVLA. They are the only authority with powers to remove these types of vehicles.
A SORN vehicle should not be left on the public highway.
Call 101 if a vehicle is:
We have a duty to remove abandoned vehicles. It is up to us to decide whether a vehicle has been abandoned. We may class a vehicle as abandoned if it has:
If you find a vehicle that you think is abandoned, please fill in our online form or contact the My Fenland team on 01354 654321.
We can remove a vehicle that we believe is abandoned on a public road without notice if it is an imminent risk. In most cases, we will write to the vehicle's registered keeper (if it has one) to give notice before we do. If no contact is made, the vehicle is collected and we can dispose of it after 21 days. If a vehicle is on private land, we need to get permission from the landowner.
We can't take action on vehicles that are: