Can i purchase without a licence? and how do i know what fees would be?

You do not need any special licensing to purchase with us. You need to have a valid driver license or passport (if exporting).
Please use a fee calculator located on every description page to find out what the fees would be on the amount you are bidding on that particular item. Please keep in mind, some fees may vary based on price, auction type, ect. Read more

How are the fees calculated and what % are they?

Fees vary based on many things such as price bracket, auction type, auction, etc. Please use fee calculator located on each item description to see what they actual fees would be on that particular item. If ever in doubt, please feel free to contact us on a particular item and we will be happy to assist you. Read more

What does “Cannot bid on item due to licensing restrictions” mean exactly?

It could mean different things based on your registration type and/or title type you are trying to bid on. For more details, please contact our office at (215) 289-0300. Read more

What is Preliminary Bidding? Auction Types

Preliminary bidding means bidding before the actual auction takes place. This is where RideSafely.com will collect the highest bidder and then present that offer at the actual live auction.

auction type: preliminary bidding

auction type: preliminary bidding

Keep in mind, we will bid in the smallest possible increments up to your max bid (if necessary) to try to get the best price for you at the vehicle auction.

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I received my vehicle and there are additional damages, undercarriage and other latent defects not visible in the pictures. What can I do?

All vehicles displayed on our website are sold “as-is”, therefore there is no recourse. We understand undercarriage and other latent defects are not visible in the photographs. Customers must understand that salvage vehicles may have latent defects (e.g. undercarriage damage, under hood damage, etc.). Ridesafely.com and its affiliated dealers are NOT aware of latent defects of any vehicle. Insurance Auctions do not provide us or our affiliated dealers with damage reports and/or full descriptions and histories of their vehicles. All information provided by the Insurance Auctions to our authorized affiliate dealers is displayed on the site. Vehicles might also have been previously repaired. Ridesafely.com and its affiliate dealers 1) are NOT aware of repairs performed, and 2) can NOT comment on the craftsmanship of repairs, it performed, on any vehicle. Please, place your offers with cognizance!