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Exploring the Benefits of Buying a Vehicle at a Dealer Auction

When searching for a new vehicle to purchase, most buyers will either speak to their local car dealership or look through the online classifieds. Though, both of them are good options, they may not be the best solution for everybody. In particular, many buyers have found that buying their new car at a dealer auction can be the best choice. Read more

How to Get a Square Deal at an Auto Auction

Whether you are bidding on salvage cars online, checking out the inventory at the local Insurance Auto Auctions or researching Copart Auto Auctions on the RideSafely.com, buying a car with your bids can be a very smart thing to do. Dealers have long known about auto auctions, and chances are many of the cars, trucks and SUVs on their lots came from their local auction houses. Now the public is catching on in a big way, navigating their way through the sale lanes, buyer fees, vehicle warranties and other unique aspects of the automotive auction world. Read more

Parting Out Motorcycles: A Profitable Side Gig

One of the absolute best uses of a salvage auction is as a source for parts. Aftermarket or OEM parts are cost-prohibitive; sometimes using them to make significant repairs on a motorcycle or scooter can cost more than replacing it with a running vehicle of the same model and year. To save customers and garages money, many people look to salvage parts for repairing needs. Bikes that are largely intact can be located fairly easily and used to make major repairs or replacements. Read more

The Psychology of the Live Auto Auction: “C,” Competition

You recall that in our article: “Win at Salvage Car Auction – But Lose Your Shirt?”, we spoke about the pulsing, tense frenzy of the auto auction floor. The business of RideSafely.com evolved from our deep understanding of the auto auction environment, so we are able to take some of the cold sweat out of the process. Less stress means more buyers for your inventory. Read more