Catalytic Converter Anti-Theft Legislation at NIADA Policy Conference
by Dan Bennett, V.P. Gov't Affairs, Environmental Specialist on Sep 26, 2022 8:51:04 AM
Catalytic converters are being stolen at increasingly higher rates due to their valuable metals, such as rhodium, platinum, and palladium.
NHADA Launches Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association
by Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association on Sep 1, 2022 10:20:13 AM
Neighboring State Trade Association Mirrors Structure of NH Association; Will Serve Hundreds of Maine Independent Dealers In an effort to better represent the operational needs of hundreds of independent repair, sales and maintenance businesses, the New Hampshire Automobile Dealers As …
Maine Dealers Must Engrave VIN on Cat Converters
by Dan Bennett, V.P. Gov't Affairs, Environmental Specialist on Aug 24, 2022 10:19:48 AM
Effective August 8, 2022, Maine car dealers, independent and new must engrave the full VIN of a vehicle on catalytic converters they sell at retail. The newly formed Maine Independent Motor Vehicle Association (MIMVA) has some recommendations to consider regarding picking engraving to …
New Maine laws in effect this week
by Emily F. Cook, Director of Communications, Maine Office of the Secretary of State on Aug 11, 2022 4:52:22 PM
AUGUSTA — Many new laws with regard to Maine’s Department of Secretary of State, made up of the Bureau of Motor Vehicles, Bureau of Corporations, Elections and Commissions and the Maine State Archives, went into effect this week.
Compliance Guidance for the revised FTC safeguards rule
by Adam Crowell on May 5, 2022 2:03:40 PM
Data breach after data breach, the FTC enforced its own Safeguards Rule, which took effect in 2003. Witnessing that companies were not living up to expectations, the FTC changed the Rule in October 2021 to remove any doubt as to minimum requirements. The new FTC Safeguards Rule sets …