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SORNed Or Scrapped Car?

The registration plate archive for UK cars, bikes and vans registered between 1903 and 2001

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SORNed Vehicle On The DVLA Website

If the vehicle has been SORNed (Statutory Off Road Notification) then you'll see something like this:

DVLA vehicle checker where your car has been SORNed

How A Scrapped Vehicle Will Appear On The DVLA Website

If a vehicle has in all likelihood been scrapped at some point then it may look like this:

DVLA vehicle checker where your car has probably been scrapped

You can see here that the vehicle was last taxed in 1980/1981 and that the DVLA hold no MOT records for it.

Unless it is MOT exempt, as vehicles manufactured pre-1960 and this will change to vehicles over 40 years old in May 2018.

If your car is listed on the DVLA website at least as untaxed then it means they hold some information about it. See the later section regarding contacting the DVLA about getting hold of information.

🚗 Find Out Everything You Can About A Used VehicleList of contents:
  1. Track Your Vehicle Down
  2. The British Newspaper Archive
  3. The British Newspaper Archive - Continued
  4. Is Your Car Still Insured?
  5. The DVLA Websites: Look Up Your Car
  6. Your DVLA Car Records
  7. SORNed Or Scrapped Car?
  8. Commercial Vehicle Reports
  9. What The Car Data Looks Like
  10. How Many Left
  11. Use RegArchive And VRegs In Depth To Trace Cars
  12. Contacting The DVLA For Car Information

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