Surplus Car Auctions Decatur AL
Surplus Car Auctions
Government agencies all over the country regularly sell or auction cars, trucks, and SUVs they no longer need, or that have been replaced with newer models. These are called surplus vehicles. In some cases, these cars have been impounded or seized from criminals by police agencies and can't be used by the departments.
Some auction vehicles are older vehicles with high mileage, but in good condition — and good prices. In other cases, you may find almost-new vehicles in perfect condition. Some are police vehicles; others have been used for administrative or official business purposes. Some might be junkers. And others might be high-end luxury cars seized from drug dealers.
Most such vehicle auctions and sales are announced publicly and are open to the public. Some agencies conduct their own auctions. Others use outside auction companies. In many cases, particularly with small counties and towns, the vehicles are sold through auction web sites run by a professional auction company.
Where can I find government surplus auctions?
Finding surplus car auctions takes a little legwork. There is no standard method of listing or announcing government auctions and sales. In some cases, announcements are made in local newspapers, or one local newspaper, on a particular day of the month. In other cases, announcements and schedules are available on the Internet.
It is possible to purchase directories of auctions on the Internet, which reduces a lot of ...