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It may not be your first consideration when thinking of scrapping your car but there is strong overseas demand for the UK’s scrap cars, which is why The Scrappers needs scrap engines for export.

The firm has built up a strong trade among overseas dealers to buy scrap cars as well as scrap car parts from the UK.

These parts are then used to repair cars in the countries where the exports are sent, including China, Ghana, Spain, Nigeria and Egypt plus others.

This means that The Scrappers are able to pay among the best prices for your scrap car because the engines are a particularly popular exporting item.

Scrap value of car

The scrap value of car will depend on the weight of the vehicle and the demand for the parts and if it’s a particular make, for example Mercedes, then it will command a premium because of overseas demand.

The Scrappers are able

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

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