Abandoned vehicles It is our responsibility to deal with abandoned vehicles that are within the boundaries of Trafford. We will investigate the vehicle, whether it is on private or council owned land. Before you report a problem with an abandoned vehicle it will help us if you give us as many details as possible about the vehicle. We will need to know: Exact location of the vehicle. Vehicle registration number. Colour of vehicle. Make and model of vehicle. You can report an abandoned vehicle online.