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Vehicles seized in West Northamptonshire

22 September 2023

a car on a recovery lorry

Six vehicles have been seized from Bunting Road, Northampton for failing to comply with road laws and have valid road tax.

Neighbourhood Wardens from West Northamptonshire Council (WNC) visited the area on Monday, 18 September to check compliance in the area and found six vehicles did not hold the proper road tax. Officers will now issue a report to the DVLA (driver vehicle and licensing agency) to inform them we have seized the vehicles. The owner will be charged the back tax and a fee to release the vehicle.

Officers visited Bunting road as part of their commitment to ensure compliance with the law, and address issues raised by local businesses.  A total of six vehicles were removed and a further six were reported to the DVLA after the owners removed them from the highway.

We are committed to tackling environmental crime across West Northamptonshire. Our officers are out and about across the area to work with residents and businesses to offer practical support and guidance on compliance, and will not hesitate to take action where needed.Cllr David Smith, Cabinet Member for Community Safety, Engagement and Regulatory Services at WNC

As part of the visits, officers provide advice and support to ensure compliance with the law. For information on how to report abandoned vehicles to WNC please visit abandoned vehicles. To report an abandoned vehicle, please contact ELVIS (End of Life Vehicle Impound Scheme) on 08456 121 999, or email: [email protected].

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