Can I Scrap a Car on Finance?

Many motorists opt for driving their vehicles on finance, it’s a popular choice and one that leaves you with flexible options. However, when it comes to getting rid of a damaged financed vehicle, your options can become quite limited, especially if you have an outstanding balance. This article guides you through the different types of […]

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SORN – All you need to know

On this page: What is SORN When to SORN? What documents do I need to issue a SORN? How to SORN my car What happens after you SORN? What happens if you do not get a SORN? Do I need insurance if I SORN my car? Does SORN affect my MOT? Where should my SORN […]

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Insurance Write-Off Categories Explained

On this page: Cat S Cat N Cat B Cat A Salvage category FAQs If you’ve been in the unfortunate position of having a written off vehicle in your possession, knowing what to do for the best can be difficult. Insurance companies can be quick to offer average quotes for your damaged vehicle, and finding […]

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What is a Certificate of Destruction or COD?

A Certificate of Destruction (CoD) is a document given in receipt of a vehicle being scrapped. This certificate proves that the previous owner has disposed of their vehicle responsibly and relieves them of all legal responsibility.  On this page: How the CoD works Certificate of Destruction FAQs How the COD works Current legislation states that […]

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What is an End of Life Vehicle?

An End of Life (ELV) is a vehicle which as the name suggests, is a vehicle which has reached the end of its life, and is no longer roadworthy. ELVs can be old, worn or vehicles which have been involved in an accident. On this page: End of life vehicle disposal Types of ELVs The […]

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When is the Right Time to Scrap Your Car for Money?

On this page: Reasons to scrap Scrap vehicle for money Scrap my car near me Scrapping your vehicle is not only a great way to make some extra money, but it’s great for the environment too as the majority of a modern car or van can be recycled. But when should you scrap your vehicle? […]

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Most Scrapped Cars of 2020

Each year in the UK, over 1 million cars are sent to the scrap heap to be crushed, recycled and given a new lease of life. As 2021 is well underway, National Scrap Car has taken stock of the most scrapped cars of 2020, and which was the most popular colour motor to scrap. Why […]

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Getting Rid of Your Old Car

When it comes to getting rid of your old motor, the amount of options in front of you can be exhausting. Do you sell it, trade it in or perhaps give it away, and what about scrapping? Knowing what to do for the best can be hard to figure out. So, we’ve put together the […]

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