Vehicle Status Terms
Important Terms to Know
A motor vehicle that can be rebuilt. A salvage vehicle inspection must be completed prior to registration.
A salvage vehicle that has been repaired (replaces the previous term "repaired"). This status remains with the vehicle for the life of the vehicle.
A motor vehicle damaged to the extent that it is non-repairable and cannot be registered (replaces the previous term "salvage"). These vehicles can be sold for scrap and dismantled for parts only.
For more information, please contact:
Vehicle Inspection Program