TVP and DVLA join forces to tackle untaxed vehicles – Wycombe
Thames Valley Police teamed up with the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on an operation to tackle untaxed vehicles in Wycombe.
The operation, which ran for two days on Wednesday (7/12) and Thursday (8/12), saw officers working with NSL Services, contracted by the DVLA, to identify and enforce untaxed vehicles across the local policing area (LPA).
In total 39 vehicles were clamped and a further 25 vehicles were issued with DVLA warning notices for being parked on a public highway without valid Road Tax.
PC Stuart Baron, Neighbourhood Officer based at High Wycombe police station, said: “Untaxed vehicles parked on our roads continue to be an ongoing area of concern for our communities.
“Last week’s operation demonstrates our continued commitment to working with our partners to address these issues in order to make High Wycombe a safe place to live, work and visit.
“We will continue to enforce this legislation and hope that this sends out a strong reminder to people that it is not acceptable to park an untaxed vehicle on a public highway.”
Luke Allen from NSL Services said: “As DVLA’s national wheel clamping partner, NSL clamp or impound any untaxed vehicles seen on the road, and are delighted to support these joint operations.”
Last week’s activity follows a similar operation in Wycombe in August this year which saw 57 vehicles clamped, 14 vehicles seized and 24 vehicles issued with DVLA warning notices.
Members of the public can report an untaxed vehicle on a public road to the DVLA anonymously and online.
If a vehicle is thought to be abandoned this should be reported to the local council.
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