Iowa DOT Audit Guidelines

Iowa law allows peace officers to inspect vehicles, component parts, or records in the possession of a vehicle rebuilder, vehicle salvager, used vehicle parts dealer, or any person licensed under Chapter 322, or found in any public garage, …

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The sale of motor vehicles, at retail, by unlicensed dealers (curbstoners) and dealer representatives that are not truly employed by a licensed motor vehicle dealer is illegal in Iowa. The Iowa Administrative Rules define a “salesperson” as “a …

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Dealers Must Have Title Assigned

Iowa dealers must possess a title assigned to the dealership for every vehicle that is offered for sale. (A dealer may offer a trade-in vehicle for sale for 30 days if the title is in the possession of the lienholder and …

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