The VIN Number Explained

A VIN number is basically the identity that a given car has. It is a unique combination of letters and numbers, and you can use it with a number of online services to access all of the important parts of a car's history. With a VIN number present, you can find out whether or not the Missouri-registered vehicle was ever involved in any accidents. You can also find out what its true mileage reading is. And if you go to a car dealership and they tell you that a VIN is unavailable, this tips you off about their likely insincere intentions.