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Couple Told the Car on Their Drive No Longer Exists!

The importance of responsible car scrapping and recycling has once again been illustrated by the tale of an unfortunate couple from Reading. As initially reported by the BBC, Anthony Gorman and Elizabeth Imber suddenly found themselves unable to legally drive their Volkswagen Polo, as it apparently no longer existed.

Despite the fact that the car was […]

By |March 24th, 2019|0 Comments

Indian Artists Transform Scrap Cars into Remarkable Works of Art

If you know Take My Scrap Car, you’ll know how strongly we oppose waste of any kind. We understand that every car eventually reaches the end of its usable life, for this doesn’t mean there isn’t any life left in it.

…you just have to dig a little deeper than the surface.

That’s precisely what a group […]

By |March 16th, 2019|0 Comments

Getting the Best Deal for Your Scrap Car

Everyone wants to get the best deal for their scrap car. Whether you paid £2,000 or £20,000 for your vehicle all those years ago, you still want to ensure you’re handed a fair reward for doing the right thing. Saying goodbye to a once-trusty vehicle can be painful at the best of times, so you […]

By |March 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Driverless Cars on UK Roads Later This Year?

It’s been a while since the subject of driverless cars hit the headlines for anything but entirely the wrongreasons. Following a raft of unfortunate incidents and at least a handful of fatalities, it seemed as if the days of driverless cars were over before they even began.

Apparently not, as stirrings from the UK government suggest we […]

By |February 26th, 2019|0 Comments

Warnings Instead of Fines for Speeding Drivers?

The police in Scotland are debating a new proposal that could radically change the way in which certain speeding motorists are punished…or otherwise. Should the initiative go ahead, certain drivers under very specific conditions would be let off with warnings, rather than facing penalties of any kind.

Just as long as the respective motorist in question is […]

By |February 13th, 2019|0 Comments

Man Buys Car to Save Money on One-Way Train Ticket

It’s no secret that train fares in the United Kingdom are among the most ridiculously high in the whole world. Nevertheless, it’s really getting to something when you can literally buy a car, tax it, ensure it and drive it all the way from London to Bristol, in order to save money on a one-way […]

By |January 30th, 2019|0 Comments

Seven Common MOT Failures You Can Easily Prevent

As you probably know by now, the UK government recently introduced sweeping reforms to longstanding MOT policies. Despite being somewhat more complicated than the previous system, the message is relatively simple:

Keep your car in good condition, or find yourself facing heavy penalties.

If you choose to drive your car without a valid MOT, it’s only a […]

By |January 21st, 2019|0 Comments

Car Recycling Industry Facts from Across the Pond

Here at Take My Scrap Car, we’re not only interested in the car scrapping and recycling business in the UK. We’re firm believers in the importance of responsible recycling worldwide, which is why we take an active interest in what goes on overseas. So for this post, we thought we’d a share with you a […]

By |January 17th, 2019|0 Comments

London’s Air Pollution Crisis Moves Indoors

It’s natural to assume that when living in such densely populated and congested cities like London, indoors is the safest place to be. Particularly when it comes to potentially lethal air pollution, you’d be forgiven for thinking that indoors is best.

In reality, the results of a new study suggest that children in schools across London […]

By |January 9th, 2019|0 Comments

Addressing the Admin When Scrapping Your Car

As is the way with such things, scrapping a car isn’t quite as simple as handing it over and kissing it goodbye. In fact, it’s a legal requirement to let the DVLA know you’ve scrapped your car and that it will no longer be used on public roads.

Like it or not, it’s a necessary evil. […]

By |January 5th, 2019|0 Comments