Archive for December 2017

OSHA PROPOSES $152,099 FINE

Please see the following press release  regarding a dealership’s failure to implement a chemical hazard communication program; the improper storage of flammable liquids; as well as allowing unapproved electrical receptacles and equipment to be used in a hazardous area. As a result of the violations, three employees died and two more were injured at the…

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Car Dealers Turn to New Programs to Appeal to Buyers

As more consumers shop online for their vehicles or give up car ownership altogether, traditional auto dealers are being forced to adapt. Don Flow, chief executive of North Carolina-based car dealership Flow Automotive, said providing options and convenience are key to meeting changing demands. His dealership recently launched a car subscription program, called Drive Flow,…

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TxDMV Names New Director of Enforcement Division

The Texas Department of Motor Vehicles has named Corrie Thompson the Director of the agency’s Enforcement Division. Thompson previously served as the Managing Attorney for the Enforcement Division where her role included providing counsel and supervision to attorneys who handle administrative prosecution of motor vehicle, motor carrier, oversize/overweight and salvage vehicle dealer cases.

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