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Abandoned vehicles

A vehicle is classed as abandoned if:

  • It has been parked in the same place for a long period of time, and
  • It is not taxed

You can check if a vehicle is taxed or if it has been declared SORN.

Report an abandoned vehicle

Report an abandoned vehicle

If you are aware of a vehicle being driven which is not currently taxed, please contact the DVLA.

If a vehicle is taxed and has been parked in the same place on the road for a considerable length of time please contact West Midlands Police.

If your vehicle has been labelled as abandoned

If your vehicle has been labelled as abandoned and you wish to claim it back you must contact us within seven days on 0121 368 1177.

You will be asked to prove you own the vehicle.

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