Wyoming Department of Transportation Terms and Conditions for Online Sales




Conditions of Sale


Sale of all surplus property is, as is and where is, with all faults and without warranty. The Department disclaims all warranties or guarantees, expressed or implied, as to the condition, quality, completeness or fitness for any particular or general purpose or compliance to safety regulations of the equipment being sold. Descriptions of items appearing in this online auction are believed to be correct. Neither those descriptions, nor any oral statements made concerning any item, shall be considered as a warranty, expressed or implied.


The Wyoming Department of Transportation will furnish no services of any kind to the bidder for any and all costs associated with shipping including but not limited to packaging, crating, loading, freight unless otherwise indicated. Note: No refunds or adjustments will be made on any award(s).


Eligibility: A buyer must be a minimum of 18 years old and legally able to form binding contracts as a buyer in an auction.


The Department reserves the right to disallow participation in the online auction by any web site user or bidders at any time for violating applicable laws, ordinances, terms and conditions listed here, or for activity deemed unacceptable by the Department.


Inspection: The responsibility to determine the condition of the property rests with the bidder. Prospective bidders are invited to inspect the property prior to bidding, and to place bids based solely on their personal inspection and evaluation. Prospective bidders will not be allowed to test, operate or disassemble any item featured in an auction.


An seven percent (7%) surcharge shall be added to all purchases made. The surcharge is the cost to the Department for the utilization of the third-party Web site provider. The buyer shall add and include the surcharge amount when making payment to the Department.


The Department reserves the right to withdraw any equipment and/or vehicles from the sale up until the time the sale of the equipment and/or vehicles is awarded. The Department reserves the right to set a minimum bid on any equipment and/or vehicles. The Department further reserves the right to advertise for new bids if, in the judgment of the Department, the best interest of the Department will be promoted thereby.



The successful bidder shall be required to remit payment within five (5) business days after notice of successful bid and remove the property within ten (10) business days from the date of the successful bid. Property may be removed between the hours of 8:00a.m. and 3:00p.m., Monday through Friday, excluding legal holidays.


No property may be claimed or removed prior to making full payment. Purchases will be released only upon receipt of payment as specified. Bidders should verify winning status before traveling to the Department location.


Payment Terms: Upon successful bid of the equipment and/or vehicle(s), the successful bidder shall pay by Cashiers Check, Certified Check or Money Order made payable to the Wyoming Department of Transportation within five (5) business days of the sale.


If the purchaser fails to pay for the property within five (5) business days, the surplus property purchased may be promptly re-sold in such manner as the Department may elect and the defaulting purchaser may be charged with any loss or additional costs incurred and shall not be allowed to bid on future auctions.


Taxes: Any and all taxes, federal, state and local, due on the sale of the equipment and/or vehicle(s) shall be paid by the successful bidder.


Indemnification: Buyers agree to indemnify and hold harmless the State of Wyoming for any and all damages, claims or liability of any nature or kind in the sale of, or the buyer's use of, the property. The buyer, its predecessors, successors and assigns hereby release, relinquish and discharge the Department, its former, present and future agents, employees, officers, officials and legal representatives (collectively known as "the Department") from any liability arising out of the sale and/or concurrent negligence of the Department for any injury, including death or damage to persons or property, where such damage is sustained in connection with, or arising out of, the sale of Department owned property.


Liability: Items are offered for sale using the services and web site of the online auction services contractor. Under no circumstances will the Department be liable to any person or business entity for any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential, or other damages or losses based on, or caused by, any use of the auction web site, or any other web site to which the site is linked, the content of such web sites, including, without limitation, any lost profits, revenue, or use, business interruption, or loss of computer programs or information. The Department strives to make the online auction system as accurate as possible. However, errors and equipment malfunctions are possible and may occur without notice. In case of malfunctions of hardware or software, the Department reserves the right to cancel any sale, even if an award notification e-mail has been received. The Department cannot and will not guarantee uninterrupted access to the auction system.


Applicable Law: Although this site may be accessed from any state, bidders who participate in this auction agree that the laws of the State of Wyoming shall govern all matters relating to the use of this auction and purchase of items listed by the Department on this site.


Wyoming Department of Transportation

Office of the Purchasing Manager

5300 Bishop Blvd.

Cheyenne, WY 82009