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NEVDIS written-off codes: formatting for B2G users

The written-off codes provided by the National Exchange of Vehicle and Driver Information System (NEVDIS) are unformatted.  The PPSR will format this data for search certificates and verification statements generated as PDFs, as well as on all on screen search results via WebUI.  B2G clients are provided the unformatted data through XML.

An example of the response returned would be:

I01BI05BI06B, NSW, 19 Mar 1997, Repairable Write-off


To format this code these details need to be broken down into short 4 character elements.





Each element would then represent the 3 components of the damage codes.


I              Impact (Incident Type)

01           Passenger front (Damage Location)

B             Light panel (Damage Severity)


Once the codes have been formatted they should then be displayed as per the following:

NSW, 19 Mar 1997, Repairable Write-off

•           I01B [Impact | Passenger front | Light panel]

•           I05B [Impact | Passenger rear | Light panel]

•           I06B [Impact | Passenger side | Light panel]

The full table of written off codes can be located at the Updates to written-off vehicle information and in the appendix in both these documents: 

Microsoft Office document icon B2G Search Certificates R5.a

Microsoft Office document icon B2G Verification Statements R5.a

If you require test data for use in the Discovery environment please contact us.

TIP: If you download the search certificate or verification statement generated by the PPSR in PDF format you will not be required to make any changes, to display the additional written-off data.

The above changes only relate to you generate a search certificate from the search XML or display the search results including the NEVDIS information in your B2G interface. 

If this is the case you will be required to format the codes returned in your XML response.

Each line of NEVDIS information returned during a search will contain a string of code which needs to be broken down and interpreted.

Additional considerations for B2G Users not using the PDF Search certificate.

If you use the search certificate provided in PDF when using the “RetrieveSearchCertificate” request you will not need to make any changes.

If you generate a search certificate from the search details returned in XML, you will need to update your template. The updated templates can be located at B2G Documents.