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Motors Scrapping a car

Discussion in 'General' started by CrapBag, 11 Aug 2020.

  1. CrapBag

    CrapBag Well-Known Member

    17 Jul 2008
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    I used an online scrapping system to get rid of my old car.

    They came and picked it up and I took a picture of it on the trailer including the cars number plate and the trucks plate.

    I was given a controlled transfer note and later on a certificate of destruction came through the post.

    I don't think I have had anything official from the DVLA as if yet but it can take upto four weeks.

    I over worry about things and the fact that they have now bounced 2 cheques on me is making me wonder if they are legit.

    I've checked through the environment agency and they seem legit.

    DVLA are permanently engaged which is annoying.

    I want the money I'm owed but I'm more concerned about being liable for the old car and tickets ect.

    Any got any insights.
  2. ElThomsono

    ElThomsono Well-Known Member

    18 Mar 2005
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    Write to the DVLA, they get this sort of thing all the time and seem to be quite lax about it. If anything you will at least have a record should it all go wrong.

    Source: A dealer once failed to send off their part of a V5 for me and I wrote to the DVLA and they transferred the car to my name, no questions asked.

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