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"Cherished" plate transfer in a non-fault claim.

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    Keeno Spooly Spooly Boosty Boosty!

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    [Mar 28, 2011]
    If I've put in a total loss non-fault claim and the other party has accepted full liability, will their insurer pay to have my personalised plates on retention? Or will I have to pursue it theough the courts (seems a little pointless for £105)?
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    i had to pay mine on 2 cars

    oh and if its been wrote off do it b4 you accept the payout or you can loose the plate
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    So you had to for your retainer/transfer even though you weren't at fault? ****.
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    yes both times
    on my lexus i accepted the offer they had my v5 etc etc and i couldnt get the plate back
    as when you accept the car is theres
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    Ah yeah. You need to tell them before you accept the offer so that they keep it for DVLA inspection. You can also claim from the thris party's insurance for the cost of transfer providing you actually bought the plate separatly of the car. (I remebered that a friend from Uni worked in insurance for a while, it's not what you know...)
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