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Untaxed Motor Vehicles

Untaxed vehicles being kept on the public road, but not abandoned

It is an offence to use or keep on the public road a motor vehicle (registered in the UK) without a valid current vehicle licence (road tax). 

How to check if a vehicle is taxed

You can check if a vehicle is currently taxed by using the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) online Vehicle enquiry service. You will need to know the registration number and make of the vehicle.

Report Untaxed vehicles being kept on the public road

Report it to the DVLA using their online form for Reporting of unlicensed vehicles on the public highway

If your vehicle has been removed the DVLA will require you to pay their charges before the vehicle is released.

Contact Details

  • Name Waste Care, Environmental Management
  • Address Directorate of the Urban Environment, Waste Care, Lister Road Depot, Lister Road, Dudley, West Midlands, DY2 8JW
  • Telephone 0300 555 2345