All shook up about abandoned vehicles.(News)

Anyone who finds that the abandoned vehicle in their road is always on their mind, can now call ELVIS for help. ELVIS is the Northamptonshire End of Life Vehicle Impound Scheme, a joint operation being run by Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service, the council's waste management team, Northamptonshire Police, the DVLA and the county's district and borough councils to provide a co-ordinated response to the problem of abandoned vehicles.

As part of the new scheme, the ELVIS team promise to inspect abandoned cars within 24 hours of notification and remove them within 48 hours if appropriate. A new central administration system has been set up to speed up the process of abandoned vehicle identification and organising their removal and disposal. …

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