Are you looking for an option to scrap my car don’t worry any more! We have compiled a list of useful tips that will help you in scraping your car.
- Search for an authentic and licensed scrap yard company: Since the price of recycled metal has gone up, more and more scrap yard companies are looking for customers who will be willing to sell their cars in lesser prices. Buying the cars in lesser prices allow the scrap yard companies to make more profit. To save yourself from such companies, do your own research. Use the classified advertisements on internet or in various newspapers to look for authentic scrap yard companies. Experiences of friends, colleagues or family can also help you in identifying an authentic company. Once you have short-listed the companies, visit them and inquire about their license and prices to know if they are authentic and reliable.
- Get your DVLA Certificate of Destruction: Make sure that you get the Driving and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) Certificate of Destruction after giving your car for scraping. This certificate relieves you from the ownership of the car and proves that you gave away your car for recycling. This is also ensures that the car you gave away for scraping doesn’t end up on the road.
- Get your scrapped car recycled: As a responsible citizen please ensure that the company scraping your car does it properly. You can check this by visiting the scrap yard yourself. It is also a government regulation to recycle all the cars that are being scraped.
We hope these tips help you when you are going to scrap your car.