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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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AFLA Canada Hosts Webinar on Vehicle Depreciation in the Canadian Market – Used Vehicle Values

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Photo: AFLA

The Automotive Fleet & Leasing Association (AFLA Canada) held a webinar on Thursday, May 7, 2020 on the Canadian fleet market titled “The Impact of the Recent Economic Downturn on Vehicle Depreciation: What Fleets Need to Know.”

You can view the webinar on demand here.

The full list of panelists included Jeff Hartley, president of LeasePlan Canada; Jon Grant, national fleet manager, G4S Canada; Brian Murphy, VP of research and analytics, Canadian Black Book; and Mike Antich, editor and associate publisher for Automotive Fleet magazine, who served as the webinar’s moderator.

Hartley kicked off the webinar with a deep-dive on the current changes with vehicle depreciation for the Canadian market due to the impact of COVID-19, and offered some best practices on how to manage depreciation going forward. The webinar also included a discussion on the broader Canadian used-vehicle market, led by Murphy of Canadian Black Book; and

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Juveniles arrested for vehicle theft in Barstow

BARSTOW, Calif. (VVNG.com) — A couple of Barstow juveniles were arrested for vehicle theft after attempting to run from officers, officials said.

At about noon on Thursday, March 26, 2020, deputies from the Barstow Police Department observed a male juvenile run out of the QMart store on May Avenue with a bottle of liquor.

When the officers attempted to stop him he fled. The officers eventually caught the male and arrested him, officials said.

According to a news release, “they confirmed that the male stole the liquor and returned it to the store. The male was issued a citation for the theft and released to his parent.”

At 3:50 pm Barstow Police Dispatch Center received a report of a stolen vehicle. The victim reported that she left her Ford Focus running for a few minutes as she went into her home and in that time someone stole it.

Detective Lewis

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Vehicle Shower @ ExplorOz Articles

Imagine yourself after a hot day of driving, hiking and setting up camp… you have trekked through desert dust and your muscles are tired and sore. What better way is there to wash and scrub up than under an invigorating hot shower. But you’re in the most remote part of Australia, so it must be a dream, right? Wrong – we’re not talking about cold showers here, or even solar hot water showers but real hot showers with pressure that you can enjoy on even the most remote outback trip. Most of the components for these showers are installed under the bonnet of your vehicle and utilises the engines cooling system to heat up an external water supply. This supply may be water from a creek or water-filled container and is pumped to a Heat Exchange Unit and then back to your shower – nice and hot. So now you
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