I have represented many importers looking to import vehicles from around the world into the United States. For those doing so, one must ensure that the vehicle is in compliance with the laws and regulations of the Department of Transportation. Otherwise, entry into the United States will be prevented by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. If a violation is found, the importer will face the possibility of a seizure and severe penalties for failing to comply. If you find yourself in such a situation best to contact an attorney experienced in handling such matters to minimize such consequences and achieve the best possible solution under the circumstances.
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