As little as 20 years ago, getting rid of scrap car was simply a matter of making a quick call to your local scrapyard, agreeing a price they would pay you for the vehicle which they would then dismantle and sell the spare parts for, and forgetting all about it. So why is it that for the last ten years or so, the situation has actually been reversed? Now, instead of the scrap yards paying for your scrap so they can make some money out of dismantling it, they are now asking for a collection fee and you have to now pay them to get rid of your old vehicle?
Not only do you have to worry about how much disposing a vehicle will cost but you also need to make sure that you choose a disposal service that is going to obey the car disposal law. Choose the quick, cheap option or get your car picked up from an advert in the classifieds and you might find yourself paying in the long run if your ‘disposed’ car turns up dumped somewhere! There are a huge amount of laws in place now about exactly how people dispose of scrap cars, also known as End of Life vehicles. Continue Reading