Owning a car has its many, many benefits: you get to go places without needing to worry about how you’re getting there, you can bring as many stuff as your vehicle can carry as opposed to being bothered to lug around all your things and bother fellow commuters, having the safety and privacy that you and your family or friends need during your trips (especially at night when everybody else wants to sleep), and you get to pick and choose your own roads as opposed to being stuck in a designated route.

But cars, no matter how technologically-advanced they may be especially in recent years, are not immortal. They have their own lifespans, which hinges upon the technology that was used in its production and the care and maintenance that its owners make it undergo. While their lifespans can be lengthened for a good amount of time, there will come a point that they must be retired – not only for safety, but also for cost purposes. You might save more buying a new car than trying to salvage a model that’s long overdue for repose.

You have a lot of options for disposing of your old car, but one of the unbeatable options definitely selling to someone who buys junk cars. If this is your first time or if you just want to know if you’ve been doing the right steps, here are the do’s and don’ts of junking your car, as presented by this infographic by Yard Junk:

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