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Are Semi Dealership Shops Different from Car Dealership Shops?

By |2019-10-29T16:05:32-05:00November 1st, 2019|Downtime|

Several years back, I served as a service manager at a Chevrolet dealership and a Chrysler/ Dodge/Jeep/Indian/Suzuki dealership, and a service advisor before that at a Chevrolet dealer.  You may recognize the typical methods and practices in most dealerships, regardless of brand.  You call ahead or go online to schedule an appointment for your car, [...]

Commercial Lemon Law or Breach of Warranty

By |2019-11-13T16:53:33-05:00May 1st, 2019|Trucking News|

There is no “lemon law” for commercial vehicles, but there is a remedy using the Magnusson Moss Warranty Improvement Act of 1974, which addresses everything with a warranty, from cars to toasters.  And commercial vehicles fit in that grouping. This is an area of passion and career work for me.  I have been involved with [...]

Auto Haulers: Special Considerations for Accident Claims

By |2019-03-25T17:26:48-05:00April 1st, 2019|Downtime|

A teenage driver is playing on his phone while speeding down the highway.  He swerves into your auto hauling trailer as well as the expensive Mercedes loaded on the back. Not only do you have to get your trailer fixed, you have to handle the damage to the Mercedes. Auto haulers face this added stress.  [...]

What If the Other Side Doesn’t Believe They’re at Fault and Won’t Fix Your Truck?

By |2018-06-06T07:03:31-05:00June 21st, 2017|Downtime|

Every Case has two steps: 1 - Proving liability (the other side is a fault), and 2 - Proving damages (your losses). If the other side doesn't believe they are responsible, they aren't going to pay for your repairs. In order to get rolling again, you might consider paying for your own repairs or filing [...]