Tag Archives | Peterborough Van Breakers
Posted on April 8, 2015 | By Admin_CBP
We cover the Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, East Anglia and surrounding area (sometimes Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and also Rutland), broadly within a radius of approximately 50 miles. We are always interested in accident damaged, MOT failures and non-running cars, vans, motorbikes and large commercial vehicles, as well as 4×4’s, trailers, caravans, motorhomes and even horse boxes!
Posted on December 27, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
If you vehicle is being scrapped (as opposed to being repaired and re-sold/re-used on the road or broken up for spares), then it is your responsibility to use an Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF). Scrap vehicles contain hazardous waste which, obviously. has to be disposed of carefully. If you use an illegal website then you could […]
Posted on December 2, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
Under UK legislation (for environmental reasons) it is not possible to simply take in a car and crush it, firstly you must remove all hazardous materials, such as tyres, batteries and fluids, including engine oil, petrol and brake fluid. A vehicle scrapping process will include the following; All fluids drained (including oil (engine and gearbox), […]
Posted on November 22, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
Be wary of buying a motor vehicle written off by an insurance company. There’s nothing wrong in buying a written off car, providing you do so with your eyes wide open and with professional advice, knowing the downsides of doing so. Depending on the extent of the damage and cost of repairing the car, will […]
Posted on November 17, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
With the advent of the internet (and Google) it is now much easier disposing of your car, van or motorcycle once it has reached its end of life. Gone are the days where you drive to your local breakers yard (usually via a dirt track off the local industrial estate), hand over the keys and […]
Posted on November 14, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
The total number of fatalities on UK roads continues to fall, compared with 2012 figures and drastically down compared with published results from the 1980s. 2013 recorded the lowest number of deaths since records began (in 1926). The number of people killed peaked in 1966 at 7985. It is a testament to the UK that, […]
Posted on October 2, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
BEN, the automotive industry’s dedicated charity, has today announced the launch of its latest campaign for the ‘Give a Scrap’ scheme. The initiative is an opportunity to dispose of any unwanted or unusable vehicles and then donate the residual value to BEN. This is particularly relevant to all Retailers, MOT Stations, Repairers and Service Centres where customers often request disposal of these vehicles on their behalf.
Posted on April 14, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
BBC One’s ‘Don’t Get Done Get Dom’ and vehicle information expert, HPI, are raising the issue of dodgy repairs to accident damaged cars. The latest programme* revealed that some vehicles, which are repaired and put back on the road, are not always as good as new, impacting its resale value and causing concern for owners. HPI, the provider of www.hpicheck.com, joins Dom Littlewood in demystifying ‘the insurance write-off’.
Posted on February 25, 2014 | By Admin_CBP
BBC Radio 5 Live show investigates the dangers of write-offs being patched up and sold back to unsuspecting buyers.
Posted on September 18, 2013 | By Admin_CBP
625 cars a day* checked by HPI are revealed as being an insurance write-off, posing a risk to used car buyers.