All car dealers in California have to be licensed and to become licensed all dealers must post a surety bond. The definition of a dealer is explained in section 285 of the California Vehicle Dealer Code and is:
The state has 4 separate classifications for dealers that are required to post a $50,000 surety bond as part of the licensing process. They are:
A surety bond in the amount of $10,00 is required of Motorcycle Dealer, Motorcycle Lessor-Retailer, All-Terrain Vehicle Dealer, or Wholesale-Only Dealer selling Less Than 25 Vehicles Per Year.
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