2. When the total cost of repairs to a vehicle excedes the total appraissed value of the vehicle.
3. On a driving penalty scale, one up from DWI 3rd offense, one down from attempted automotive manslaughter (except in states where the above are equivalent).
2. My insurance provider told me to start looking for a new car when I totaled mine.
3. Al: I was drinking and driving last night, and something bad happened.
Bob: DWI, AGAIN??
Al: Nah, I totaled my car.
Okay here is totaled.
If your car is worth $6000, and it gets sideswiped, and the repairs would cost $6000 or more, its totaled, if the damage meets or exceeds the value of the car, its totaled