My car is a write-off. What happens to my private number plate?
Check this guide and act quickly before you lose the registration number.
No one likes to think about the possibility of having an motor accident. But we all know they happen. And sometimes the damage to the vehicle is not economical to repair. So the car is declared as written off.
If you have an accident, your car insurance company may decide to write off your car. That means that your insurer has decided your vehicle is beyond economical repair. The car insurance company then agrees a pay-out with you. Once that’s settled, your insurance company now owns the vehicle. And the company can dispose of the vehicle as they wish – either by selling it as salvage or having it scrapped.
If your car is sold on, the new purchaser could repair it and put it back on the road.....
Guide to what you need to do with your personalised number plate when your car is written off.
Car written off
You've had an accident in your car.
Your insurance company has decided it's beyond economic repair. In other words, it will cost more to repair than the value of the car itself. So the car will be written off.
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