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Buying and Selling Vehicles

Buying or selling a vehicle can be a challenging time. Use this section to find advice on both buying and selling vehicles, your rights as a consumer, and buying and selling privately. Get help with receiving fines on a vehicle you do not own, or learn more about how the Motability Scheme can help disabled people get access to a car.

5 articles in this section:

Advice on Buying a Vehicle

Buying a stolen vehicle is a serious risk. DVLA want to make consumers aware of their rights and provide advice to help you spot a con. When buying a used vehicle from a private seller, dealer or auction...

Advice on Selling a Vehicle

The most important thing to remember when selling a vehicle is to let DVLA know you have sold it. This applies whether you sell the vehicle privately, or to a motor dealer. You should inform DVLA of the sale...

The Motability Scheme

The Motability Scheme allows disabled people receiving Disability Living Allowance (DLA) to affordably buy or hire an adapted car. The scheme is run by an independent charity - Motability. Are you...

Receiving Fines for a Vehicle you do not Own

Have you received a fine or a letter about a vehicle you don't own, or have never owned? Tell DVLA as soon as possible to avoid further repercussions. Correspondence you might have received includes...

Legal Obligations of using a Vehicle

Those who wish to drive on UK roads must observe the duties and obligations of drivers using vehicles. These include always informing DVLA of any changes to either yours or your vehicle's...

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