Chapter 19: Salvage – Nonrepairable – Junk Vehicles
19.045 Notice of Retention by Owner—Salvage Vehicle
Chapter 19 Junk, Salvage, Nonrepairable
19.045 Notice of Retention by Owner—Salvage Vehicle (CVC §11515)
When the owner of a salvage vehicle retains ownership of the vehicle, the insurance company must notify the:
- DMV of the retention by submitting a Salvage Vehicle Notice of Retention by Owner (REG 481) form.
- Vehicle owner of their responsibility to apply for a salvage certificate within 10 days from the settlement of the total loss.