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If you have a 4×4 for scrapping then it’s time to contact The Scrappers and let them pay the scrap value and take it off your hands.

Whether your much loved 4×4 is a non-runner, has failed its MOT or is simply clogging up the driveway, then it’s time to have it scrapped.

The Scrappers can pick up your 4×4 wherever you are in the country using a network of established and reputable agents.

In turn, they will pay cash on the spot and usually these will be the best prices available for scrapping your 4×4.

Best scrap car prices

You may be searching around several sites for the best scrap car prices, and that’s a good idea, but you can save yourself a lot of time and trouble by simply calling The Scrappers first.

Even if you’re looking to sell your 4×4, it may be worth contacting The Scrappers to see how much they

There are lots of cheap cars bought and sold at The Scrappers every week of the year, and this service helps many people.

If you have a car that’s not worth a lot and you don’t fancy the hassle of selling it online or through a dealer, then gave The Scrappers a call to see how much it might be worth as scrap.

Its value might surprise you, particularly if it’s an in-demand vehicle from those wanting spare parts from it.

This also means that there’s a market for buying a car, particularly from overseas, which is why The Scrappers export lots of engines, car parts and cars to foreign buyers.

Scrap car prices do vary between scrapping firms

There’s no doubt too that scrap car prices do vary between scrapping firms, so you could spend time shopping around to find the best price for your unwanted vehicle.

Regardless of its condition, whether it’s a

If you are searching online for ‘How do I scrap my car?‘ then this article will explain how you can go about scrapping your car in the UK.

There’s no doubt that for many of us, scrapping our car is a sad event but if it’s no longer economical to repair then you will need to send it to the big scrapyard in the sky.

However, it’s important that you use an authorised scrap car recycling centre, they are known as Authorised Treatment Facilities (ATF), and the steps to do so are straightforward.

Search ‘Scrap my car’ online

As you have probably realised already, the first step is to search online for ‘Scrap my car’ and find a suitable ATF. You will not have to nurse your vehicle to the scrapyard since they can pick it up.

Also, it was a common in years gone by to pay a scrapper to take your car off

Here at The Scrappers we have been alarmed to hear that one in six drivers in the UK has fallen asleep at the wheel, according to a survey.
The findings highlight the 42% of drivers have driven when feeling drowsy and believed they may have been in danger of nodding off.
There’s also an issue with delivery drivers suffering with fatigue because of increasing pressures on their delivery times.
Growing numbers of modern cars and vans now have a monitoring system to check whether the driver is feeling tired and will sound an alarm when it detects this.
There are also other systems you could buy to install that will recognise when the driver is falling asleep and will alert them to wake up. The system can also alert fleet managers to see which of their drivers is fatigued.

Drivers believed they were a danger to themselves

The findings from SmartWitness

Most of us become attached to our car but there may come a time when it reaches the end of the road and you need to know ‘How to scrap a car’.

The reasons for car scrapping usually includes a mechanical problem that might cost a lot of money to fix and if it’s more than your vehicle is worth then it’s pointless spending the money. Unless you really are attached to your car.

Also, if it’s an MoT failure you may decide it’s not worth spending money on it either.

In either case you will need to scrap the car though really cars today are recycled rather than scrapped and it’s important to understand how this process works.

How to scrap a car – we recycle

It’s not that long ago when car owners were charged to scrap their vehicle but this caused problems with illegal scrapping and people abandoning their cars so now

While many of us are aware of distractions outside of the vehicle when  we are driving, such as cyclists and pedestrians, what do you know about the potential distractions inside the vehicle?

Well, that’s what we were thinking at The Scrappers – one of the UK’s leading scrapyards and vehicle breakers – as well and fortunately IAM RoadSmart has put together a list of five items that could cause a distraction when driving.

Smoking and vaping

First up is the issue of smoking and vaping while driving. For those who are driving, what happens if you drop your cigarette? What would your focus be and how will the smoke from your vape get in the way of your view of the road?

Satnav

This is an interesting issue as a distraction since many people see a satnav as being helpful technology. But it’s also another item that causes us to focus less on the road

Barely 10 years ago and there weren’t many SUVs on the UK’s roads but now they account for nearly one in three of all vehicles.

And there are more new models entering the marketplace this year as car manufacturers look to tap into this growing demand.

Now data experts at HPI say that the SUV segment has been the fastest-growing for several years.

One analyst, Mark Ballmer, says that in 30 years of working the car industry, he’s never seen growth like it.

He said: “SUV’s in 2008 barely existed with annual sales of around 161,000 vehicles from a total of 2.1 million. SUV’s accounted for 11.6% of the market.

“In 2017, the SUV sector achieved 817,000 sales in a car market selling 2.5 million cars which is 30.5% market share.

‘SUV sales growth is nothing short of staggering’

“SUV sales growth is nothing short of staggering in just 10 years and shows no sign

Scrapping your vehicle answers

If you are thinking about scrapping your car or van, then there may be questions you want to know the answers to before scrapping your vehicle. This article will help.

Most vehicle owners will be scrapping a car for a range of reasons but they will include the fact it’s no longer economical to repair it to become roadworthy or it simply cannot be repaired. Obviously, those vehicles involved in an accident will also be written-off and scrapped.

The easiest and simplest way of scrapping your car is to contact The Scrappers who will offer a price for the vehicle and then ensure it is disposed of legally and efficiently.

This last point cannot be stressed highly enough since unauthorised treatment facilities, that is scrap or breakers’ yards to you and me, may lead to your vehicle being scrapped illegally and leading to you appearing in court.

Things you need to do before scrapping your

If you are thinking about scrapping or changing your car or van, then you deserve to get the best scrap price for it.

This means contacting The Scrappers who will offer the best price and come and collect your vehicle as well.

As a thriving scrapyard, we have a growing number of clients overseas for the engines we remove from scrapped UK vehicles which means we currently have a major demand for engines for a Spanish client. So, if your car or van is listed below, we will give you the best possible price for your vehicle:

Ford Transit Ford Ka Nissan Almera Hyundai Atos Suzuki Swift Mazda2 Vauxhall Astra Hyundai Accent Vauxhall Vectra Toyota Corolla BMW 3 Series Daewoo Lacetti Nissan Terrano Vauxhall Insignia Toyota Avensis

Demand from overseas clients for the engines we provide bearing and even if your car is not listed above, we may still require it and offer

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