There’s a surety bond for just about everything, and here’s the proof! Here are the top 10 strangest, weirdest, most bizarre surety bonds that are guaranteed to make you say “What?!”
#1: Citrus Fruit Dealer Bond
Mandates that citrus fruit dealers follow all rules and regulations relating to purchasing, selling, and handling citrus fruits.
#2: Dog Bite Bond
Requires any owner of a dog that has bitten a human to take steps to ensure the dog doesn’t harm other people.
#3: Coin Operated Amusement Machine Bond
Promises that an owner will pay taxes and fees on coin operated amusement machines to the state.
#4: Dance Studio Bond
Requires dancing schools to provide quality dance lessons and follow all code of conduct.
#5: Telemarketer Bond
Also known as Phone Solicitor Bonds or Professional Solicitor Bonds. Promises telemarketers will follow state regulations while operating.
#6: Milk Dealer Bond
Guarantees payment of shipments to the various milk producers for which the milk dealer has a contract with.
#7: Car Wash Bond
Guarantees car wash owners will adhere to all rules a regulations of operating a car wash, such as paying wages and benefits to employees.
#8: Cemetery Brokers Bond
Promises honest and faithful performance by any person who sells, buys, lists, leases, or solicits the purchase of a cemetery property.
#9: Dry Cleaner Bond
Guarantees that clothes turned over to dry cleaner operations will be cleaned and free of damage.
#10: Photocopier Bond
Promises that photocopier service providers will comply with business provisions and professional code when providing photocopy services.