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Titling and Registering Custom-Built Vehicles

by Melissa Crumish on

Sometimes, titling and registering other types of vehicles isn’t as straightforward as dealing with regular passenger cars. Such is the case for custom-built vehicles. After spending all that time building your custom-built car (also known as a kit car or rebuilt vehicle), now comes the really tricky part – registering and titling. Title and Registration […]

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When Do You Need to Title and Register Your Trailer? by Kathy Teel on

In most jurisdictions, state law stipulates that you have thirty days from the purchase to title and register your trailer. Use this as a guideline and not a rule, because state laws always vary. Be aware that not every state titles and registers trailers; however, not titling and registering a trailer in a state that […]

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ATV Title and Registration Requirements by Nadia Ibanez on

Going off the road? Don’t go off the grid. Even if you love getting out of Dodge on an all-terrain vehicle (ATV), you probably shouldn’t dodge your state’s title and registration requirements. Almost all states require ATV owners to title and register their vehicles. Read on for more information on the unique twists and turns […]

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What Qualifies as a Motorcycle? by Kat Saks on

Whether you zip around town on a scooter or roar down the road on a hog, you should know how the state characterizes your ride. Learn more about what qualifies as a motorcycle and what doesn’t. For state-specific details, you can also refer to the motorcycle manual published by your local motor vehicle agency. You […]

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Follow These Tips to Junk or Salvage a Vehicle by Alicia Sparks on

A junked vehicle, also called a salvage vehicle, is one so damaged, it makes more financial sense to sell its parts than to try to repair it and apply for a salvage title. Typically, people junk vehicles with the help of a junk or scrap yard, but some folks like to take a more DIY […]

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