Process Questions

 

Can I participate in the auction without a preliminary bid?

Yes. Some auctions are available for live bidding. If you see an item which has a green Live auction broadcast icon, you can participate in the live auction yourself. Please make sure you have sufficient deposit available on your RideSafely.com to bid up to your maximum bid. Read more

If i have the highest bid at the end and there’s no live bidding, do i automatically win?

There is still a live auction that we have to attend with your bid. If we end up being the highest bidders at the live auction and there is no reserve, you will be notified of winning the item. Read more

Preliminary bid and closed bid is the last price on bidding or is there more bidding?

Once the preliminary bidding closes on our site, live auction will begin at the insurance company auction. We will be presenting the highest bidder at the auction up to their max bid. Please keep in mind, if the item sells for less, you get it for less. Related: What is Preliminary Bidding? Auction Types Read more

Does “Buy Now Price” means the vehicle is all mine if i can pay for it?

Yes, however, with buy now’s once you click BUY NOW, we will post an invoice for you. Once we receive the payment, we will attempt to buy that vehicle out for you (given it’s still available at auction). Buy now items are treated as a first-come, first-serve basis. Related: How it works “Buy Now Vehicle” option? Read more

RideSafely.com charges a flat fee of $299 for all vehicles over $1,000. QUESTION: Is there a fee for vehicles under $1000?

Yes. Under a $1000 fees will vary based on price bracket. It goes from $199 and up. Please use fee calculator located on every description page to view the exact fees. Read more