If a vehicle sustains more damage than it is worth, it is considered a total loss and becomes considered salvage.
A vehicle is deemed “salvage” when an insurance company has declared it to be a total
loss due to fire, vandal ism, collision, theft, flood, or any other cause. Once a vehicle has
been given salvage classification, the classification is permanent and remains part of the
Learn how to apply for a salvage-related title, get your salvage vehicle inspected, and other requirements for salvage vehicles.