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Frequently Asked Questions from Consumers:

Q: How do I get a Delaware driver's license and register my vehicle in Delaware?
A: Delaware licensing and registration is very convenient.  Click here to go to the Delaware DMV instructions for licensing and vehicle registration.  You can also visit www.dmv.de.gov to answer any other questions you might have about fees, documentation, or location of the closest Department of Motor Vehicle office.

Q: How much is my vehicle worth?
A: There are many reputable online vehicle appraisal tools available.  DATDA recommends NADA Guides and Kelley Blue Book as excellent starting points.  You can also take your vehicle to any new or used vehicle dealer for a (usually free) appraisal from a sales manager or appraiser.

Q: How do I know the vehicle I am buying is safe?
A: Manufacturers make every effort to create vehicles that are built to rigorous safety standards.  To find out how the vehicle that you are interested in fares in government testing, visit Safercar.gov and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for all the latest crash test data, safety information, and laws and regulations.

Why Delaware?

Located on the east coast, Delaware is a treasure with vast resources, beautiful parks and coastlines, and many historical landmarks.  Delaware is home to the Monster Mile, the NASCAR race track located in our capital city of Dover.  Perhaps best of all, Delaware is home to TAX FREE shopping and has several malls and factory outlets.  There are the wonderful resort beaches, such as Rehoboth BeachDewey Beach, and Bethany Beach for shopping, sun, sand, and swimming.  There are many amazing cultural activities, such as visiting the beautiful Longwood Gardens, historical interests like the Hagley Museum and Library or Winterthur Museum.  New Castle county is also home to the prestigious University of Delaware, where students from all over the world come to specialize in fields like marine biology or agriculture management.  You will find that once you arrive in the First State, you'll want to stay indefinitely.  For additional information, please visit the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce.