The VSA's glossary of terms
A motor vehicle as defined by the Motor Dealer Act and includes some non-motorized trailers.
|Vehicle History Report||
A detailed report searched using the VIN. Depending on the report selected it may show other provinces or countries that the vehicle has been registered in; any liens currently attached to the vehicle; and any damages that have been reported through insurance agencies. See CarProof.com, ICBC.com for more info
All motorists in B.C. must carry basic automobile insurance. For residents, it is provided through ICBC's Basic Autoplan.
|VIN or Vehicle Identification Number||
The Vehicle Identification Number is a unique serial number that identifies a motor vehicle. It is found in multiple places on a vehicle and all numbers should match. It is 17 characters long and assigned by the vehicle manufacturer. The VIN number is needed to search vehicle histories.
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