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The Texas Motorcycle Dealers Association (TMDA) is the statewide trade association representing powersport dealerships in nearly every community throughout the state of Texas.

Industry Updates

TxDMV Announces Redesign of Temporary Tags to Prevent Fraud

Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) Texas Temporary Tag Administration: Since the end of the 87th Legislative Session, the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles (TxDMV) has taken action to curtail and prevent the fraudulent production of, access to, and use of temporary tags and timed permits. Implementation of House Bill 3927 allowed the department to…
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How To Make Your Dealership Stand Out: Part 2

Associate Member Contribution from Tim Parsons of HBK CPAs & Consultants What differentiates your dealership from the dealership down the street? Do you know? Maybe you do, and then again, maybe you don’t care. If you don’t care, STOP reading and go about the rest of your day. But if you do care, PLEASE continue…
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How To Make Your Dealership Stand Out: Part 1

Associate Member Contribution from Tim Parsons of HBK CPAs & Consultants What differentiates your dealership from the store down the street? Do you know? Would you like to find out? Maybe you would and then again, maybe you wouldn’t. Based on numerous surveys done during the pandemic, when everyone was trying to figure out their…
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FTC Extends Deadline by Six Months for Compliance with Some Changes to Financial Data Security Rule

Financial institutions covered by the Safeguards Rule must comply with certain provisions by June 9, 2023 The Federal Trade Commission announced on November 15, 2022 that it is extending by six months the deadline for companies to comply with some of the changes the agency implemented to strengthen the data security safeguards financial institutions must…
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Protect Your Ride! Motorcycle Thefts are on the Rise for Second Year in a Row.

Motorcycle thefts are up 26%, according to a new NICB report. DES PLAINES, Ill., Aug. 5, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — It might be a beautiful summer day for a ride, but motorcycle owners should know there is a higher chance of theft as they hit the road. Motorcycles have been increasingly targeted for theft, according to the newly…
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Data Breach? Report it.

Texas law requires certain businesses that experience a data breach of system security to notify affected consumers AND also to provide notice of that data breach to the Office of the Texas Attorney General if the breach affects 250 or more Texans. Effective September 1, 2021, the notice you provide to the Texas Attorney General…
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