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Unclaimed and Abandoned Vehicle Auctions Louisville KY

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.

Kentuckiana Auto Storage Pool
(502) 458-9000
4420 Poplar Level Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Clark County Auto Auction
(812) 285-1000
1611 E 10th St
Jeffersonville, IN
 
Tom Gray Auto Sales
(502) 637-8894
1100 E Kentucky St
Louisville, KY

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Sonny Bishop Cars
(502) 966-9040
5102 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY

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Remax Auto Sales
(502) 618-2070
6913 Shepherdsville Rd
Louisville, KY

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Mid America Auto Auction Inc
(502) 454-6666
3515 Newburg Rd
Louisville, KY
 
Manheims Louisville Auto Auction
(812) 283-0734
5425 Highway 31
Clarksville, IN
 
Highland Motorsport
(502) 451-2150
1125 Bardstown Road
Louiville, KY
 
Auto Smart
(502) 969-3600
6626 Preston Hwy
Louisville, KY

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Car Store
(502) 966-2336
6801 Preston Hwy
Okolona, KY

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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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