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Yes. If an expert has decided that the car is too damaged to be repaired, the expert will have informed the registration agency and police authorities and the car cannot be removed unless it is to go to a scrapyard. It is deemed officially un-roadworthy.
If you contest this diagnosis you can choose another officially approved assessor (expert automobile) to make another assessment on site. If he deems the car repairable, and if the insurance refuses to have it repaired (they may do so if the amount of the repairs is above car assessed value or if they believe the car would never be entirely safe again and they do not want any liability), they will indemnify you at the base rate set in your contract and let you handle the repairs. Yet the car will not be allowed on the road again before an expert has vetted all repairs and deemed it perfectly roadworthy.
I am afraid there is a misunderstanding. The assessor did not say that the car was too damaged to repair, but that the cost of the repair is higher than the value he put on the car.
So you are telling me that we can not have it removed on a transport car that normally remove cars involved in accidents? And we are forced to have the car repaired at this garage? Even if we think their offer is too high?