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Abandoned vehicles likely to continue, warns LGA

By Rebecca ThyerThe number of abandoned vehicles has soared by almost a third in England and Wales in just three years and is likely to rise, the Local Government Association (LGA) has warned. Research from the association has shown a 28% rise in illegally dumped cars from 2000/1 to 2002/3 equivalent to an average rise of 22% for each council. According to LGA advisor Julian Lucroft the single main reason for the increase was the drop in scrap metal ...