Category: Car

Pennsylvania Salvaged Vehicle Regulations | DMV.ORG

Collisions, floods, theft—they can all leave you with a salvaged car, or what the insurance business calls a total loss. You can’t legally drive a salvaged car (even if it still starts!), but the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has a few ways for you to deal with it.

What Is a Salvaged Car in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, a salvaged car is one that’s so damaged it would cost more to repair than the car’s worth immediately before the damage occurred (i.e. its fair market value). Generally, your insurance provider determines whether your car is a salvage, also referred to as a “total loss.”

Total Loss Settlements

When your car becomes severely damaged, typically your first step is to file a total loss claim with your insurance company.  If your company determines the car is indeed a total loss, you’ll choose between accepting a:

  • Full settlement, in which:
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Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

The Latest Guidance

The following counties will move to the yellow phase on May 29:
Dauphin, Franklin, Huntingdon, Lebanon, Luzerne, Monroe, Pike, and
Schuylkill. 17 counties will move to green on May 29: Bradford, Cameron, Clarion, Clearfield, Crawford, Elk, Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, McKean, Montour, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Venango and Warren.



Counties currently in yellow include: Adams, Allegheny, Armstrong, Beaver Bedford, Blair, Bradford, Butler, Cambria, Cameron, Carbon, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Columbia, Crawford, Cumberland, Elk, Erie, Fayette, Forest, Fulton, Greene, Indiana, Jefferson, Juniata, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Mifflin, Montour, Northumberland, Perry, Potter, Snyder, Somerset, Sullivan, Susquehanna, Tioga, Union, Venango, Warren, Washington, Westmoreland, Wyoming, Wayne, and York.

Pennsylvania is utilizing a three-phase matrix to determine when counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on work, congregate settings, and social interactions. View Governor’s Wolf’s
phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. View
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Used cars in Los Angeles, CA for Sale

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Audi

A3

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Lexus

GX 460

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19998

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Buena Park

Los Angeles

California

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2010 Lexus
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Buying or Selling a Vehicle

The following information will assist you with the proper procedures when buying a vehicle in Pennsylvania. The buyer and seller should meet at the office of a notary public, tag service, or motor vehicle dealer to ensure the title application is completed correctly. If the car is financed, the certificate of title in your name will be mailed to the lienholder. If the vehicle is not financed, the certificate of title in your name will be sent directly to you.


 

Acceptable Proof of Ownership Documents

Vehicle ownership documents issued by vehicle manufacturers and titling jurisdictions that provide specific vehicle information and used as the legal document to transfer ownership of the vehicle are known as “proof of ownership” documents. The following are the acceptable proof of ownership documents:

  • Manufacturer Certificate/Statement of Origin (MCO or MSO)
  • Pennsylvania Certificate of Title
  • Out of State Certificate of Title
  • Certificate of Salvage
  • Court Order
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State College Cars – New & Used Car Guide for State College, PA

State College, PA Car Search Looking for a new or used car?

Purchasing a Car?

Car Dealerships

View all Car Dealerships in State College and the surrounding State College, PA area.

New Automobile Dealers

View new car, truck, and SUV auto dealers local to Centre County. Looking for Ford, Lincoln, Toyota in State College, PA.

Used Automobile Dealers

Find and view local State College, PA listings from used car auto dealers.

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Disclaimer:
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timely and accurate. However, we do not make any guarantees of accuracy and strongly recommend that you contact the appropriate
dealership and confirm vehicle details and specifications prior to making a purchase. Lazerpro Digital Media Group, owner
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Pennsylvania car dealers get limited opening for sales during coronavirus restrictions

People who have been shut out the past month from buying a car will be able to now that Gov. Tom Wolf has lifted some restrictions on dealerships.

“We’ve got permission for online sales, but the showroom still will be locked down. We’re not allowed to have people coming in (the showroom) and kicking the tires,” said Jeff Smail, general manager of the family-owned Smail Automotive Group on Route 30, east of Greensburg. Showroom visits are by appointment only, Smail noted.

Wolf signed an order Monday permitting the electronic notarization of documents needed for closing real estate property sales and for buying a vehicle. Dealerships had been closed for sales since mid-March, when the governor ordered all non-life-sustaining businesses to shut down, making Pennsylvania one of three states to clamp down

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How to Transfer Your Car Title in Pennsylvania

How to Complete an Auto Title Transfer in Pennsylvania
  • The buyer and seller will go together to a DMV title office to fill out the back of the title.
  • The buyer will submit the title, an application, ID, and proof of insurance.
  • The buyer will pay the applicable title transfer fees, sales tax, and registration fees.
  • Continue reading for details about car title transfers in Pennsylvania.

Buying and Selling a Vehicle


NOTE: When you buy a vehicle from a Pennsylvania motor vehicle dealer, they will usually handle your car title transfer and registration paperwork for you. Make sure you have PA car insurance, which is required for registration.


In a
private vehicle sale, both the buyer and seller are responsible for completing a DMV title transfer through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).


The
seller AND buyer must go to

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Mechanics responding to many dead car batteries

ISOPROPYL ALCOHOL, OR SOAP AND WATER. HERE’S ANOTHER SIDE EFFECT OF STAYING HOME DURING THE OUTBREAK – DEAD CAR BATTERIES. MANY VEHICLES ARE SITTING IN DRIVEWAYS AND PARKING SPACES FOR DAYS ON END WITHOUT BEING DRIVEN. SO WHEN DRIVERS DO GET BEHIND THE WHEEL – THE JUICE JUST ISN’T THERE. TRYING TO GET EMERGENC SERVICE IS THE LAST THING YOU WANT WHEN YPOU’RE TRYING TO RUN AN ERRAND. SO TRIPLE A HAS SOME ADVICE…. “WHEN WE DONT DRIVE OUR VEHICLES ON A REGULAR BASES THEY FEEL NEGLECTED. BATTERIES CAN GET DISCHARGED, TIRES CAN GO FLAT.” <BUTTED TO> “I WOULD SUGGEST STARTING YOUR CAR AT A MINIMUM OF ONC A WEEK, MORE IS BETTER, AND TAKE IT FOR A 25, 30 MINUTE DRIVE.” TRIPLE A IS REMINDING DRIVERS TO REGULARLY GO OUT AND START THEIR VEHICL

Mechanics responding to many dead car batteries

Batteries not charging due to lack of use

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Car Insurance – Get A Car Insurance Quote Online

Premier
or standard car insurance cover?

Choose the right cover for you

Premier cover

With premier cover you get additional benefits worth over £400Footnote 4††

These include:

  • European and UK breakdown cover, worth £388.86Footnote 4††. As it covers you, not just your vehicle, we’ll
    keep you on the road even if you’re a passenger in another car.
  • Use of a guaranteed replacement car for up to 28 days after an accident, fire or theft (subject to
    eligibility) worth £30.09Footnote 4††.
  • Up to £100,000 motor legal protection to help you claim for uninsured losses, worth £26.29Footnote 4††.

Standard cover

If you don’t need all these benefits, you can keep the cost of your insurance down by choosing standard cover
which comes with:

  • Uninsured driver protection – so you’re covered if you’re hit by someone else without insurance. You
    will need
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Illinois Car Insurance – Quotes, Coverage & Requirements

Car Insurance in Illinois

Illinois monitors car insurance statuses by sending insurance verification questionnaires on a random basis. Don’t be caught off guard.

Read more to learn about IL car insurance requirements, rates, and discounts.

IL Car Insurance Requirements

All drivers, even out-of-state drivers, are required to carry proof of insurance in their vehicle.

Driver’s of vehicles registered in Illinois must comply with Illinois car insurance laws. You must have BOTH:

  • Liability insurance.
  • Uninsured motorist coverage.

Liability Insurance

Liability insurance helps cover your costs associated with injuries or property damage to others resulting from a car accident you cause.

Your liability insurance must have the following minimum coverages:

  • $25,000 for bodily injury per person.
  • $50,000 total for bodily injury per accident.
  • $20,000 for property damage.

Liability insurance does not cover your own costs for personal injuries or property damage.

Uninsured and Underinsured Motorist Insurance

In Illinois, you must also carry

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