On May 4, 2020, the North Carolina General Assembly passed Session Law 2020-3 to relax the legal requirements associated with the execution of legal documents. The new law was passed in direct response to COVID-19 and the associated need for social distancing. The law relaxes the execution requirements in three major ways: (1) video witnessing is now permitted; (2) video notarization is now permitted; and (3) health care directives no longer require witnesses.
The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles has issued an update in regards to dealer license renewal extensions.
Mecklenburg County has made changes to its 'Stay-at-Home' order regarding Car Sales on Thursday. Car Sales are still classified as essential businesses, however, new amendments have been issued for how they operate.
NIADA has been working diligently to confront the daily challenges of the Coronavirus and the impact that it’s had on the automotive industry and NIADA members. To help consolidate and provide pertinent information, NIADA has created this COVID-19 Dealer Resource page with up-to-date developments that may affect independent dealer business.