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A vehicle identification number, or VIN, is a unique code used to identify individual vehicles. The VIN can usually be found on the driver’s side dashboard in front of the steering wheel, visible through the windshield. VINs are also often printed on a sticker located on the driver-side door or door jamb.
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Title Information

NMVTIS title data includes current state of title and date of issue, previous titles reported by jurisdictions, and odometer readings recorded when the titles were issued.

Brand History

NMVTIS title data includes title brands (labels such as "Junk" or "Flood") applied by states that can affect the value of a vehicle.

Total Loss Data

When a vehicle is reported as a total loss by an insurance company, generally the vehicle has suffered severe damage.

Salvage Records

A vehicle with an NMVTIS salvage history has been handled by a salvage auction, auto parts recycler, rebuilder or other salvage-related business.

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Auto Data Direct reports contain federal vehicle information designed to protect consumers from fraud and unsafe vehicles.
Created by federal law in 1992, the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) is the only publicly available system that requires state DMVs, insurance carries, salvage yards and other businesses that handle severely damaged automobiles to feed title information into a centralized database.
NMVTIS allows a vehicle's title history, odometer readings and salvage records to be verified by states and potential buyers. A NMVTIS report can alert states to fraudulent activities such as VIN cloning or title washing, and can tip you off to potential title issues before you're standing in line at the DMV.
While the NMVTIS database does not include records on minor accidents, repair histories or recall information, it can warn you that a title brand, total loss or salvage history may make the car unsafe. Always make sure you obtain an independent vehicle inspection before you buy any used vehicle.