Dealer-related Information in Mississippi
The state of Mississippi devotes an entire section of the state Code, 63-17, to laws and regulations concerning car dealers, salesmen, manufacturers and distributors.
Topics covered in the Mississippi state Code include:
- Creation, organization, and operation of the Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission.
- Licensing, applications, and fees.
- Grounds for denial, suspension, or revocation of licenses.
- Penalties and appeals.
- Recovery of damages.
The State also enforces a list of a dozen regulations concerning car dealers. These regulations cover obligations of dealers, off-premise sale guidelines, and standards for salesmen.
Car dealers can advertise vehicles for sale, but the ad contents are governed by the state. The Mississippi Motor Vehicle Commission provides a Guide to Advertising to help you format your ads.
Mississippi provides an updated list of active car dealers online. You can access this list to find licensed dealers near you.