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7400.4200 SIGNS.

Subpart 1.

Locations.

This subpart applies to a dealer licensed as a new motor vehicle dealer, a used motor vehicle dealer, or a vehicle salvage pool. There must be a sign clearly identifying the dealership by name at each location of the dealer. If the dealer's display area is not adjacent to the sign for the dealer's commercial building, the sign at the display area must also indicate where the commercial building is located. The sign must be in letters that contrast sharply in color with the background on which the letters are placed. If the sign is on a commercial building or a display area, it must be readily legible during daylight hours from the nearest road or street. If the sign is on a commercial office space, the sign must be readily legible in the lighting commonly used in the area of the sign from the nearest access to the sign.

Subp. 2.

Vehicles.

This subpart applies to a dealer that acquires vehicles to dismantle or destroy. There must be a sign clearly identifying the dealer by name on each vehicle of the dealer used to transport another vehicle that the dealer has acquired to dismantle or destroy. The sign must appear on both sides of the vehicle while it is being used to transport a vehicle that will be dismantled or destroyed. The sign must be in letters that contrast sharply in color with the background on which the letters are placed and must be readily legible during daylight hours from a distance of 50 feet while the vehicle is stationary.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 299A.01

History:

19 SR 157

Published Electronically:

November 8, 2006