Can car dealerships do click and collect in Scotland?

Can car dealers offer click and collect?

“Following updated Government guidance issued this morning, NFDA can confirm that although physical ‘car showrooms’ should remain closed to the public pending further developments, dealers are entitled to offer a ‘click and collect’ service at dealerships for vehicles purchased remotely”, said director Sue Robinson.

Can I collect a car during lockdown Scotland?

‘During the lockdown, automotive retailers have been able to operate click and collect services which have been undertaken safely given the wide range of Covid-secure measures in place at car showrooms, the low footfall, appointment basis and the outdoor environment.

Are car dealers allowed to open in Scotland?

The Scottish government has confirmed that car dealers in Scotland can now offer accompanied test drives – with the move hailed as a victory for common sense. … All retail is now allowed to open in Scotland. Adults who are on the shielding list can also return to their workplace if they can’t work from home.

Can you collect a car in Scotland?

Can I collect a new car? Yes. “Collecting a newly-purchased vehicle” is classed as a reasonable excuse, including those bought online.

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What is classed as click and collect?

‘Click and collect’ is when a customer purchases a product online to collect in person at a specified location outside home. This service has different names such as ‘order and collect’ or ordering for ‘pickup’.

Can I drive a car without insurance if I just bought it UK?

Can you drive home a car you just bought? Yes, but only if you have insurance. It is a legal requirement that you are insured to drive your new car at any time, even just to bring it home.

Are dealerships open in Tier 4?

Yes you can. Car services and repairs are deemed as essential during all lockdowns and have not stopped. You will be able to get a service as normal as garages and car dealerships will be operating as normal.

Can I test drive a car?

You don’t need to make an appointment to test-drive a car, but many dealerships will have test-drive waiting lists in place, so it’s advisable to call ahead. Unlike traditional test drives, a dealer representative may not come with you and the car must be sanitised before you arrive and after you leave.

When can I visit a car showroom in Scotland?

The SMTA’s Sandy Burgess was celebrating the news that news from the Scottish Government that car showrooms in Scotland would be able to welcome customers from April 5.

Will car dealerships close in second lockdown?

Can I go and look around a car dealership? No you can’t. Car showrooms and their forecourts must be closed during the second lockdown so that means browsing is off limits. One of our legal experts even suggested that dealers may even want to rope off their cars to ensure people don’t wander on and browse.

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