ABANDONED cars are being cleared from roads in the Dewsbury area in a clean-up blitz this week.
People are urged to tell police about untaxed cars which have been left by the roadside, so they can be taken away.
This week's project follows a high-profile launch last week. Police in Dewsbury literally clamped down on untaxed vehicles.
They were helped by the Government's Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency and Kirklees Council.
Many abandoned cars are left on roads where they could be an obstruction or are in a dangerous position and could cause an accident.
The cars will be clamped and taken away.
If the owners do not claim them in two weeks they are liable to be turned into a lump of metal by the DVLA's mobile vehicle crushing unit.
Sgt Alan Kaye, of Dewsbury traffic police, said: "This is an opportunity to work in partnership to rid the area of unsightly, untaxed and unroadworthy vehicles.
"Many of the vehicles will have been parked where they pose a hazard and spoil the outlook of the environment.
"During this operation, law-abiding people should take this opportunity to contact us with details of vehicles which are parked on roads untaxed and where they are eyesores," added Sgt Kaye.
"Any report to us will be treated with confidentiality," he said.
Phone Dewsbury traffic police on 01924 421046.
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