I was notified my bid was not approved. I was the highest bidder, why did I not get the car?

Most of the auctions have a reserve set on a vehicle. If the seller doesn’t approve our bid or does not counter offer to our bid, it will get declined and either removed from sale completely or be put on the next week sale for a rerun. Read more

I just placed a BID on a live Auction. I was supposed to be the winner (Your site said “Your BID” with green – that means my bid was the first one). However, when the auction completed with my last price, I did not win the car. Can you please explain why?

You did end up the highest bidder at the live auction. Currently we are waiting for the results of this item as it is on approval. We will notify you in either way. Please keep in mind, the auction can take up to 48 hours to make a decision. Read more

What does TBO means and is this only for dealer to bid?

TBO means To Be Obtained. Usually means that Insurance Auction is waiting for paperwork (title, lien releases, etc) to list the item for vehicle auction.

You do NOT have to be a car dealer to bid on RideSafely.com.
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Do you accept loan checks for the cars from your “Clean Vehicles” section?

Yes, our affiliated dealers can accept loan checks. Please make sure that you secure financing for the vehicle prior to purchase, i.e. obtain a `blank check` or pre-approval prior to placing any offers. Read more