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    What is wrong in repairing cars?

    Dear wendywazzy

    You have been driving a car for 4 years and now discovered to your horror that its category D. Yes you should have been told. At least you know. There was 181,000 cars last year...
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    I know

    I know
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    Certain Gov organisations can order a vehicle to...

    Certain Gov organisations can order a vehicle to be sent to a Authorised Treatment Facility (ATF) who must issue a Certificate of Destruction (CoD) for that vehicle no mater what condition the...
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    The question of whether they have been repaired...

    The question of whether they have been repaired correctly is a separate issue as ANY vehicle that is not looked after, serviced correctly, or repaired correctly is most probably not safe or...
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    A vehicle given a Category A B C or D does not...

    A vehicle given a Category A B C or D does not mean the "car" is a 'write off' or 'total loss' and insurance companies do not MAKE a vehicle a write off or total loss. You could not even say that...
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    Of course a category C or D car can have very...

    Of course a category C or D car can have very little damage.
    It's all about money? A desirable model car will have a very high salvage value, insurance companies no longer rely on percentage of the...
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    The above statement by DVLA is total nonsense and...

    The above statement by DVLA is total nonsense and I doubt they said it.
    Vehicles are put into category C or D based on the official following criteria:-

    A: Not allowed to be repaired or parts...
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    Most insurance companies have no problem insuring...

    Most insurance companies have no problem insuring a car that has been repaired and has category C or D on the logbook nor should you receive any kind of loading on the premium. Nor (if the car has...
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    Identical cars A and B both have identical...

    Identical cars A and B both have identical damage. Car A was in London while car B was in Stockport. It cost 900 more to fix car A that car B because of the storage charges in London. It so happens...
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    The article the above link refers to is full of...

    The article the above link refers to is full of inaccurate nonsense.

    There are many different types of car insurance write-off including some vehicles that can be repaired and put back on the...
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    Identical cars A and B both have identical...

    Identical cars A and B both have identical damage. Car A was in London while car B was in Stockport. It cost 900 more to fix car A that car B because of the storage charges in London. It so happens...
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    You can buy a new No plate of your own design for...

    You can buy a new No plate of your own design for 9.99 on eBay quite easily.

    Don't bank on a MOT test either as they are only required to check 1 of the 3 VIN locations.

    Do a HPI check and...
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    The categories can be defined as follows:...

    The categories can be defined as follows:
    Vehicles in Categories A. B, C and D are categorised as per the Association of British Insurers Code of Practice for the Disposal of Motor Vehicle Salvage....
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    Most insurance companies have no problem insuring...

    Most insurance companies have no problem insuring a car that has been repaired and has category C or D on the logbook nor should you receive any kind of loading on the premium. Remember, most...
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