How can we find out why a vehicle has a Salvage Title?

The vehicle could have a salvage title for many reasons. Flood, theft, accident, hail etc. Most of the time you can guesstimate just by looking at the pictures. If you have questions regarding a particular vehicle, please email us at info[at]ridesafely.com with the inventory number and we can try to see if can provide more detailed information on that particular vehicle. Learn more about What is a Salvage Title? Read more

Biohazard – Would these vehicles have a standard salvage title?

Yes. Biohazard will have standard salvage title. It just means you might need to invest in a different clean up job depending on the hazard type. Learn more about What does Biohazard mean on a car auctions? and Reasons for Salvaging. Read more

Non Repairable/Kills. What’s that about?

Non repairable/kills vin means this vehicle will be a parts only item. It cannot be registered as VIN number is no longer active. Read more

What does it mean by “FL CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION FOR EXPORT ONLY. US CUSTOMERS – PARTS ONLY. NO TITLE”?

I am little curious. What does it mean by “FL CERTIFICATE OF DESTRUCTION FOR EXPORT ONLY. US CUSTOMERS – PARTS ONLY. NO TITLE” seen in inventory no 1802309662. In this case, if I am importing this vehicle to my country, Sweden, what is the title of the car? Because we are suppose to declare the title of the car at Sweden custom department where they decide whether I can register this car in Sweden. If car can runs and drive why the auction people are not giving a title to the car?


Each state has different laws on how the insurance company treats a damaged (flood) vehicle. Some states will make it a salvage title vehicle, some will make it parts only. In this case, you will receive a FL Certificate of Destruction. If you were in USA, this would mean a parts only vehicle to you. For export, it depends on the country if you can register it or not. Please find out from your customs what this would mean in Sweden. Read more

NJ flood salvage can be registered in Florida?

You would first have to go through a reconstruction process in FL after which you will be issued a FL Rebuilt title which you can register. Please contact your local DMV for more information on reconstruction process. Read more