Date added: June 30


You could choose to dispose of an old car for a variety of reasons. You might want to upgrade to a bigger more recent model or it may be causing a lot of trouble, and simply cost too much to repair. If the latter is the case, then disposing of the car is best for you and your safety. Driving a car that is not roadworthy may result in an accident, or at the very least may lead to the police fining you or adding points to your pristine driver’s license.

Waste disposal west London can be really unpleasant task … Imagine when you have to dispose a car. Here are three options

Selling your car

If your car is still roadworthy then you could sell it, and use the cash to upgrade to a newer model. This process doesn’t need to be difficult or complicated. Your aim should be to find the best possible deal that suits you and ensures that your car is sold at a fair price.

The first step is to determine your car’s worth as this allows you to make your decision. If you decide to sell it, make sure all your taxes have been paid, as it will affect the sale price. Then give it a good clean, and maybe a quick service. After you have prepared the car, take pictures and advertise it in the relevant section of a few newspapers.

When a buyer comes forward, and you have negotiated the price, sign over the title to them. You will also need to complete the release of liability forms, transfer paperwork and provide them with both the copies of your maintenance records.

Scrapping the car

If you decide that selling your car is not profitable, then you may decide to scrap it. Scrapping your car should not be your first option. Check that it can’t be repaired and that there is no one willing to buy it. You could even sell the car for parts.

You will need to check your local environmental rules and laws concerning this process to ensure that you do not commit an illegal action. In Europe, the EU has strict rules regarding the cars disposal. In 2005, they introduced a law which it a legal requirement for cars to be sent to an Authorized Treatment Facility, if it is being scrapped.

The price for a scrap car will change depending on the model, the region, and the market rates at the time and the number of parts that can be resold.

Giving it to charity.

This is another option for you to consider. There are ranges of organization which will take the car and donate any money that they make off it to charity.

The way that you dispose of your car will depend on the state it is in, your individual needs and requirements and the region you live in. There are a variety of options; you just need to choose the one that is best for you.