If there’s one thing we know about recycling in the United Kingdom, it’s that most people find it too difficult, too time-consuming or too expensive. It’s become abundantly clear that Great Britain has a long way to go before meeting its full potential, as far as overall recycling is concerned. Nevertheless, what’s been made equally […]
More British motorists than ever before are considering trading-up to electric vehicles. With generous government incentives available and the promise of lower overall running costs, it’s a pleasing proposition to say the least.
Nevertheless, it’s also true to say that investing in an electric vehicle for the first time presents any number of important questions. Not […]
It’s painful enough dealing with mandatory car insurance, road tax, MOT bills and so on. Hence, the last thing you want is anyone trying to squeeze moremoney out of you, simply for being a car owner.
Unfortunately, that’s precisely what a growing contingency of unscrupulous criminals are doing right now. The past year has brought about an […]
In an effort to tackle air pollution and drive dangerous vehicles off public roads, the Mayor of London has announced an ambitious new scrappage scheme. The popularity of the scheme remains to be seen, but local authorities across the UK are already being urged to consider similar initiatives.
Sadiq Khan announced the £25 million scheme at […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]