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Following your TABC certification is easy with warnings like these

April 25, 2016
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The TABC has always been open and honest when it comes to sting operations. In fact, they even include the topic of sting operations in their curriculum for the TABC certification class we teach here at TABC On The Fly. If you’re new to selling alcohol in the state of Texas, the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission runs sting operations throughout the state of Texas on a regular basis. Real minors under the age of 21 volunteer to work alongside TABC agents for the sting, during which time the minor enters an establishment and attempts to purchase alcohol. If asked by the seller/server, the minor will provide their real driver’s license or identification card (not a fake). The TABC is not trying to fool you and there are no lies or tricks involved. They’re just interested to know if that particular establishment and seller/server are doing their jobs in avoiding alcohol sales to minors.

Not only is the TABC open and transparent about conducing sting operations, they even started notifying the public beforehand. That’s right, they’re giving you a heads up that they’re going to be conducting stings in your area. Pretty awesome of them, right? Thanks, TABC! The latest heads-up came from the TABC’s North Texas office. They said TABC agents will be doubling the number of sting operations in the DFW area throughout the upcoming 2016 prom and graduation season.

As a seller/server of alcohol in Texas, you should be dedicated to avoiding alcohol sales to minors. There are many reasons for this.  One of the most obvious reasons is that you could end up in jail. Avoiding alcohol sales to minors is easy, but unfortunately it lands people in jail time after time. This can all be avoided by checking IDs and doing so correctly.

TABC On The Fly is an official provider of TABC certification training, approved by the Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission to teach the class both online and on-site. To get TABC certified online, enroll now. To schedule an on-site TABC certification class at your place of business, contact us today!

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