This could be a Traffic Week post, but it’s a new week and time to move on. That said, it’s hard to let go of the steering wheel:
Automobile Fraud and Unsafe Vehicles: How the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System Can Help You Protect Yourself, January 6th, 2010, by Tracy Russo:
Excerpt: “…[C]ar fraud can place unsuspecting consumers in unsafe vehicles….
Consumers can access critical nationwide total loss and salvage vehicle information on vehicles by visiting www.vehiclehistory.gov. NMVTIS is the only publicly available system in the U.S. to which all insurance carriers, and auto recyclers, such as junk yards and salvage yards, are required, under federal law, to report to on a regular basis….” (link to full post)
Visit the Justice Blog, from the U.S. Department of Justice.