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Pennsylvania car dealers get limited opening for sales during coronavirus restrictions

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People who have been shut out the past month from buying a car will be able to now that Gov. Tom Wolf has lifted some restrictions on dealerships.

“We’ve got permission for online sales, but the showroom still will be locked down. We’re not allowed to have people coming in (the showroom) and kicking the tires,” said Jeff Smail, general manager of the family-owned Smail Automotive Group on Route 30, east of Greensburg. Showroom visits are by appointment only, Smail noted.

Wolf signed an order Monday permitting the electronic notarization of documents needed for closing real estate property sales and for buying a vehicle. Dealerships had been closed for sales since mid-March, when the governor

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Bicycle Safety and Pennsylvania Laws

When you’re commuting on your bike, you’re likely to share the road with cars. If you know the laws, safety rules, and have the right attitude, you can be a confident, streetwise cyclist.

General Bicycle Law

Pennsylvania’s Vehicle Code considers “pedalcycles” as vehicles and provides that every person riding a pedalcycle upon a roadway shall be granted all of the rights and responsibilities applicable to a driver of a vehicle, with certain exceptions discussed below.

If you ride in violation of the traffic laws, you greatly increase your risk of a crash and will likely be found at fault in the event of an accident.

Riding on the Roadway

  • Bikes may be ridden on the shoulder of the road (in the same direction as the flow of traffic) but are not required to do so.

  • Bikes may also ride on the right half of the roadway as follows:

  • On a

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How to Transfer Your Car Title in Pennsylvania

How to Complete an Auto Title Transfer in Pennsylvania
  • The buyer and seller will go together to a DMV title office to fill out the back of the title.
  • The buyer will submit the title, an application, ID, and proof of insurance.
  • The buyer will pay the applicable title transfer fees, sales tax, and registration fees.
  • Continue reading for details about car title transfers in Pennsylvania.

Buying and Selling a Vehicle


NOTE: When you buy a vehicle from a Pennsylvania motor vehicle dealer, they will usually handle your car title transfer and registration paperwork for you. Make sure you have PA car insurance, which is required for registration.


In a
private vehicle sale, both the buyer and seller are responsible for completing a DMV title transfer through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).


The
seller AND buyer must go to

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Automotive Jobs, Employment in Pennsylvania

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Confidential

Greenville, PA 16125



$13 – $23 an hour

Easily apply Responsive employer Urgently hiring
  • You must have highly proficient mechanical abilities, electrical and driveability diagnostics a must have and your own tools.
  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly.


Porsche of The Main Line

Newtown Square, PA 19073

Easily apply Urgently hiring
  • Inquire with us regarding a sign on bonus!*.
  • We’re looking for talented technicians with at least 2 years of German brand experience for immediate hire.


John Sauder Auto Company

New Holland, PA 17557



$800 – $1,000 a week

Automotive repair: 1 year

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PA State Inspection & Emission

Easily apply Responsive employer
  • GM Special Tools & Training supplied.
  • Automotive repair: 1 year (Required).
  • PA State Inspection & Emission (Required).
  • Only full-time employees eligible.

Automotive Technician: 2 years

PA State & Emissions Inspection

Language: English

  • Quickly and efficiently perform routine maintenance and identify the cause
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Coronavirus in Pennsylvania

The Latest Guidance

Pennsylvania counties in the red phase are under a Stay at Home Order through June 4. Beginning at 12:01 a.m., Friday, May 15, 13 counties will move from red to yellow, including: Allegheny, Armstrong, Bedford, Blair, Butler, Cambria, Fayette, Fulton, Greene, Indiana, Somerset, Washington and Westmoreland.

24 counties are currently in yellow and include: Bradford,
Cameron, Centre, Clarion, Clearfield, Clinton, Crawford, Elk, Erie,
Forest, Jefferson, Lawrence, Lycoming, McKean, Mercer, Montour,
Northumberland, Potter, Snyder, Sullivan, Tioga, Union, Venango, and
Warren.

Pennsylvania is utilizing a three-phase matrix to determine when
counties and/or regions are ready to begin easing some restrictions on
work, congregate settings, and social interactions. View Governor’s Wolf’s phased reopening plan for Pennsylvania. View the testing and contact tracing plans.
Stay home as much as possible. Try to get groceries once per week instead of daily. Freedom of travel remains, but please
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Pennsylvania DOT Regulations for Selling Cars


Selling or buying a car in Pennsylvania requires more than just a check and a handshake. It’s a process of forms and signatures that the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) requires for subsequent titling and registration purposes.


One overlooked signature could cause you a bureaucratic migraine that takes weeks to cure. Making the effort to assure all papers and signatures are in order is time well spent.

If You’re Selling a Car in PA

  • Print and sign your name in the presence of a notary on the back of the title (in Section A); the buyer must do the same.
  • Record the vehicle’s odometer reading.
  • Be sure you remove your license plates from the vehicle.

If You’re Buying a Car in PA

  • Before you clinch the deal, arrange to have car insurance.
  • Make sure the seller completes Section A on the back of title.
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