What does it mean when a car has a blue title?

What does it mean when a car has a blue title?

salvage vehicle title
In the majority of states, a Blue Title is a salvage vehicle title. It means the car has been in a major accident, fire or flood. The vehicle is un-drivable and cannot be licensed. In most cases, a green title represents a normal car, and a orange title is given to a rebuilt vehicle.

What does Blue title mean in Texas?

A blue title in Texas (and most states – check with your local DMV) is a “clear” title issued to any vehicle that is deemed safe to drive. A blue title stamped with “salvage” on it means it has been repaired, meets all DMV requirements, it’s safe to operate again, and can be licensed again.

How do you know if a car title is legit?

The best way to tell a real title is to contact your local DMV with the seller. If the seller refuses the idea of going to the local DMV to complete ownership transfer and related paperwork, the title is fake.

Can you insure a blue title?

In most states a “blue title” is a vehicle that has a salvage title. This means that a car insurance company has deemed the vehicle damaged and a total loss. But as long as the title is sporting a salvage title, generally, the car cannot be insured by a car insurance company.

Can you insure a blue title in Texas?

No, you cannot insure or drive a car with a salvage title in Texas, as salvage vehicles are cars that have been declared a total loss.

Can you get insurance on a car with a salvage title in Texas?

Your current insurance company may refuse to insure a car with a salvage title (a totaled car). However some companies agree to do this.

How can I tell if a California title is real?

Check the vehicle history, visit the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System website at www.vehiclehistory.gov….Look at the title.

  1. If the vehicle is a salvage.
  2. The mileage when the vehicle was last sold.
  3. Who the vehicle owner is.