What Does Totaled Mean? Understanding Why Insurance Totals Cars

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It’s funny how the definition of a word can be so subjective. You visit the pits after a demolition derby and there are excited mechanics and drivers talking about how they’re going to put a rig back together. Cars so destroyed that they have to be dragged out by bulldozers are considered salvageable. A week … Read moreWhat Does Totaled Mean? Understanding Why Insurance Totals Cars

Should You Donate Old Cars to Charity or Junk Them? Why Junking Them Is the Best Idea

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Did you know that automobiles are the number one recycled product in the USA? Approximately 10 million cars are recycled every year and from them, 14 million tons of steel is recycled.  Do you have an old car and don’t know what to do with it? Should you junk it or donate it to charity? … Read moreShould You Donate Old Cars to Charity or Junk Them? Why Junking Them Is the Best Idea

One Man’s Trash: Most Valuable Car Parts

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Car mechanics are doing their bit for the environment. Indeed, cars are officially the most recycled item in the United States. 25 million tons of old car material gets recycled every year. And, according to the same source, every ton is worth $1 billion. That’s right, the auto-recycling industry contributes $25 billion annually to the … Read moreOne Man’s Trash: Most Valuable Car Parts