Daniel S. Blinn

AVVO

Firm News

Spotting odometer tampering in a used car

Until the advent of digital odometers, tampering with the analog odometers was perhaps the most common type of fraud involved in used car sales in Connecticut and elsewhere. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration once estimated that more than 450,000 used...

Beware of hurricane damaged vehicles

Connecticut managed to avoid any extensive damage from the historic 2020 hurricane season. However, used car buyers should still be on the lookout for vehicles that may have suffered from flood damage. Often, flood-damaged cars are transported far beyond their...

What is odometer fraud?

When people in Connecticut purchase a used car, one feature they may pay particular attention to is the milage on the vehicle. In general, vehicles with lower mileages will have less wear-and-tear and thus may be more reliable vehicles. However, not all dealers are...

Are Direct Auto Sales Good for Consumers?

Tesla Motors, a manufacturer of electric cars, has announced plans to open a store in Milford, Connecticut. Aside from being known for making electric cars, Tesla has gained significant attention through its innovative marketing strategy. Unlike traditional...