Commision

Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commision

 

Director’s Statement
The Arkansas Motor Vehicle Commission was created by ACT 388 of 1975 for the purpose of licensing and regulation of the New Motor Vehicle industry in Arkansas. This Act encompasses the Manufacturers, Distributors, Manufacturer and Distributor Representatives, New Motor Vehicle Dealers, Lessors as well as Management, Finance and Sales Personnel. The Commission’s primary and legislative functions are as follows: To prevent unfair practices, discrimination and impositions upon citizens of Arkansas; Avoid undue control of the independent motor vehicle dealer by manufacturing and distributing organizations; Foster and keep alive vigorous and healthy competition; Prevent monopolies; Prevent the practice of requiring special features; Prevent false and misleading advertising; To promote a sound system of distribution of motor vehicles to the public, and; to Promote public safety and welfare.

The Commission’s revenue and budget is derived solely by license fees assessed to those in the new motor vehicle industry. The

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