MILDURA has been named as one of the worst areas for illegal car dumping in Victoria, in a trend that has reportedly accelerated on the state’s roads in the past six months.
The average vehicle abandonment rate per month more than doubled, by 75 to 130, after new regulations banning cash for scrap were
introduced to crackdown on illegal scrappage, a Victoria Police document obtained by the Herald Sun stated.
Environment councillor Anthony Cirillo has labelled the statistic “disappointing”, saying it could affect the region’s tourism appeal.
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