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Special Interest and Personalized Plates Please select a plate type: Sequential Plate Personalized Plate Choose a special background and receive a random license plate number. Choose a special background and create a custom license plate number.     If ordering a sequential plate, please have available the registration card for the vehicle receiving the plate.…

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Fighting Identity Theft with the Red Flags Rule: A How-To Guide for Business An estimated nine million Americans have their identities stolen each year. Identity thieves may drain accounts, damage credit, and even put medical treatment at risk. The cost to business — left with unpaid bills racked up by scam artists — can be…

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+++++ Find out how to increase your chances of success with used car dealer lawsuits Successfully suing used vehicle dealers can be tricky. Unlike new vehicle dealers, who are usually somewhat dependent upon their reputation in the community for honesty, a fair percentage of used vehicle dealers don’t have a good reputation to start with…

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 BY LAWRENCE MILES   The California Court of Appeal has sided with CarMax in a key decision involving the “sales commission” exemption to California’s overtime law.   In Areso v. Carmax, Inc., the Court held that a pay plan that had a base payment plus “commissions” of about $150 per vehicle sold satisfied the exemption requirements. California law has a “commissioned sales” exemption…

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Special Interest and Personalized Plates Please select a plate type: Sequential Plate Personalized Plate Choose a special background and receive a random license plate number. Choose a special background and create a custom license plate number.     If ordering a sequential plate, please have available the registration card for the vehicle receiving the plate.…

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DIVISION 12 SAFETY CHECKLIST Basic Equipment Checklist Safety Belts – All in good working order. Headlights – 2 White headlights, both working. Taillights – 2 red taillights, both working. Visible for 500 ft. to the rear, red lenses are required. License Plate Lights – White rear license plate light visible for 50 ft. to the rear. Rear Reflectors –…

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The Federal Lemon Law: How Well Does Your Dealership Understand the Rules? Only dealership customers with warranties are protected under the Federal Lemon Law. You undoubtedly take a lot of pride in your dealership and the inventory you offer. However, whenever you are selling cars — especially used cars — no matter how careful you…

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OFAC Compliance in the Auto Industry: Is Your Dealership Prepared? Check prospective buyers against the SDN list to ensure full OFAC compliance.   If someone were to ask you what you think is most important when owning an auto dealership, what would you say? Building a solid, effective sales team? An impressive, well-priced inventory? Great…

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 BY LAWRENCE MILES   The California Court of Appeal has sided with CarMax in a key decision involving the “sales commission” exemption to California’s overtime law.   In Areso v. Carmax, Inc., the Court held that a pay plan that had a base payment plus “commissions” of about $150 per vehicle sold satisfied the exemption requirements. California law has a “commissioned sales” exemption…

Read More paying overtime to your licensed salesperson

DIVISION 12 SAFETY CHECKLIST Basic Equipment Checklist Safety Belts – All in good working order. Headlights – 2 White headlights, both working. Taillights – 2 red taillights, both working. Visible for 500 ft. to the rear, red lenses are required. License Plate Lights – White rear license plate light visible for 50 ft. to the rear. Rear Reflectors –…

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