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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions La Follette TN

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Learn how to buy cheap cars at unclaimed and abandoned vehicle auctions held by cities across the country.

H&H Automotive and Performance
(865) 755-7206
747 N Main St.
Clinton, TN
Car Makes
General Motors
Hours
M-F 8-5
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65/hr

Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
3634 Governor John Sevier
Knoxville, TN
 
Abc Auto Auction
(615) 847-7400
631 Burnett Rd
Old Hickory, TN
 
Bristol Auto Auction Inc
(423) 989-0073
3184 W State St
Bristol, TN
 
Tennessee Auto Auction
(615) 244-2140
1450 Lebanon Pike
Nashville, TN
 
Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
3896 Stewarts
Nashville, TN
 
Insurance Auto Auctions
(877) 550-1262
2801 Asbury Park
Chattanooga, TN
 
Dealer Connect Auto Auction
(731) 423-5551
50 Fiberglass Rd
Jackson, TN
 
Jackson Madison County Auto Auction
(731) 783-4500
38 Graves Loop Rd
Medina, TN
 
Murfreesboro Auto Auction
(615) 217-2848
1815 Old Fort Pkwy
Murfreesboro, TN
 

Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions

Special weekly or monthly car auctions are held in larger cites across the U.S. to sell vehicles that have been left on the side of streets or in parking lots and abandoned by owners. These unclaimed vehicles are regularly sold by municipalities at public auctions.

In some cases, the sales are held by towing companies who are authorized to pick up and sell the vehicles at auction. Sales revenue is often shared with the local government.

Although many of the vehicles have been abandoned because they have broken down and no longer run, some can be restored to good operating condition at minimum cost and effort. However, other vehicles, some in excellent condition, have been left unclaimed for reasons we can only imagine. Was the owner a spy who had to leave the country quickly? Was it someone who passed away unexpectedly and had no heirs? Or was it a case of terrible forgetfulness?

The city or towing service does everything it can do to try to locate the owner of these vehicles, but after a period of time will give up and place the vehicles on the auction block. In some cities, the cars must be listed in a public media such as a newspaper for a specific time before it can be declared as unclaimed. Here is an example of the process for a Washington county:

10.72.080 Unclaimed vehicle--Sale--Disposition of proceeds.
If, after the expiration of fifteen days from the date of mailing of notice to the registered and legal owner, the vehicle or automob...

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