So if your car has seen better days and you have little or no life left, then the question is what do you do with it now? If you have determined that it is no longer worth spending money on to keep it on the road, chances are it can now be classified as a junk car.
So now you’ve come to the conclusion that what was once your pride and joy is nothing more than another junkyard car destined for the great junkyard in the sky, the question is how do you get rid of this big old chunk of metal? .
Well the answer is simple – you need to Scrap cars Singapore call in the professionals to have the vehicle removed and disposed of for you. You need a specialist to collect the vehicle and dispose of it in an environmentally friendly way, decontaminating it and recycling it for scrap metal. Now there are a lot of junk car dealerships, but there are also a lot of suspicious people claiming to be junk car dealers. So how can you find someone who is reputable and what should you look for when it comes to disposing of your junk car?
Here is a summary of what to look for;
Look for a well established, experienced company that works in your area.
Make sure to use a company that is licensed by the Environment Agency, this license ensures that the company is working within the limits of the law regarding the transportation and transportation of scrap metal and junk vehicles.
Make sure they are willing to fill out the V5 log book with your company details. Once collected, they will need to complete yellow section 9 of the log book. You will need this voucher and your information to return to the DVLA to inform them that you are no longer responsible for this vehicle.
Ask if you can expect a confirmation letter from the DVLA in the event your car is destroyed or scrapped. This is something that is generated once the car has been scrapped and reported to the DVLA, you should receive it a few weeks after scrapping your car.
Make sure your vehicle is removed by a recovery truck and not towed or driven as it may not be in good road condition. All true professionals will insist on removing the vehicle in a recovery truck and will not want to take the risk of towing or driving such a vehicle.
If you have been offered cash for your junk car, make sure payment is received before the car is removed, if they offer to send payment then it could end up coming out of your pocket.