Report the illegal use of a public right of way
You have a right to walk, ride, cycle or drive on public rights of way in the countryside. Public rights of way include footpaths, byways and bridleways.
Vehicles on a public right of way
If a vehicle is using a right of way illegally, causing damage or putting wildlife at risk, report it:
- online — fill in the general enquiry form
- by phone — call 101
- in person — visit a police station
When making a report, try to make a note of the following incident details:
- Details of the suspected offence
- Descriptions of those involved
- Registration numbers of the vehicle/s involved
Where are public rights of way located?
If you are unsure whether you have right of way in a particular area, check with your local council.