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Meet Your Auto Data Direct South Florida Territory Sales Managers
for Dealers on Friday, August 16, 2019 by Steven Sampaio

Auto Data Direct takes great care in choosing its field representatives. We would like to take this opportunity to introduce you to ADD’s South Florida Team, Len Tabuchi and Alberto Rodriguez. Len and Alberto represent ADD in Okeechobee, St. Lucie, Martin, Palm Beach, Broward, Miami-Dade and Monroe counties. They are more than ready to assist ADD’s existing and future customers with any questions related to our broad range products and services.

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Join ADD at the 2019 FIADA Convention & Expo
for Dealers on Friday, August 16, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

Attention Florida Dealers: the 2019 FIADA Annual Convention is just around the corner! Don’t miss this excellent opportunity to receive your continuing education and connect with dealers around the state. FIADA has great sessions and fun activities scheduled—everything you need to grow your business and stay compliant all under one roof.

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Attention GA Customers: ADD and TRAG Partner Up!
for Towing on Friday, August 16, 2019 by Beth Williams

The ADD team has Georgia on our minds! ADD has partnered with the Towing and Recovery Association of Georgia (TRAG) to ensure our valued customers and TRAG’s members have the information and tools necessary to comply with the state’s newly modified tow statute. This year the Georgia legislature adopted changes resulting in a major overhaul to the towing statute.

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ADD's NMVTIS Tools Help Mitigate Fraud
for Salvage on Friday, August 16, 2019 by Jay Svendsen

NMVTIS is working and being used to stop illegal activities. More and more states, law enforcement, businesses, and other groups are finding the value in checking vehicles against NMVTIS. In a recent incident, a large salvage operation identified two employees in their GA facilities that were reselling vehicles, the company was buying for their yards, “out the back door”.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Events
for General on Friday, August 16, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: American Towman - Tow Expo | 8/15-8/18 | Dallas/Fort Worth, TX Tri-State Automotive Summit & Expo | 8/16-8/17 | Indianapolis, IN American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators International Conference | 8/20-8/22 | Omaha, NE PA Automotive Recycling & Trade Society | 8/23-8/24 | West Conshohocken, PA FL Tax Collectors Association Education Forum | 8/25-8/29 | Orlando, FL The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators Annual Training Conference | 8/26-8/30 | Raleigh, NC International Association of Special Investigation Units Seminar & Expo | 9/8-9/11 | Phoenix, AZ National Association of Motor Vehicle Boards and Commissions Meeting | 9/18-9/21 | Sacramento, CA Iowa Summer Outing | 9/20-9/21 | Des Moines, IA National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies Annual Convention | 9/22-9/25 | National Harbor, MD National Independent Automobile Dealers Association National Policy Conference | 9/23-9/25 | Washington, DC National Auto Auction Association Annual Convention | 10/1-10/3 | Indianapolis, IN Independent Automobile Dealers Association of CA Annual Convention | 10/7-10/9 | Sacramento, CA TN Tow Show | 10/10-10/12 | Chattanooga, TN Automotive Recyclers Association Annual Convention & Exposition | 10/10-10/12 | Charlotte, NC American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Reg I Planning Meeting | 10/15-10/17 | Middletown, RI Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association Annual Convention | 10/17-10/19 | Orlando, FL American Property Casualty Insurance Association Annual Meeting | 10/20-10/22 | Boston, MA American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Reg III Conference | 10/22-10/24 | Milwaukee, WI Auto Finance Summit | 10/28-10/30 | Las Vegas, NV American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators Reg II Planning Meeting | 10/29-10/31 | Atlanta, GA For more information on the events Auto Data Direct will be attending, email info@add123.

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"Rainbow" Forms Now Available for Florida Dealers
for Dealers on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Steven Sampaio

ADD is excited to announce that effective immediately, all Florida ADDTag users will now have the option to print and use the state approved 82994 & 82995 “Rainbow” POA forms via your ADDTag additional forms page! Both versions of the forms have been approved by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) for use by Florida dealers via the ADDTag application.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Events
for General on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

The Summer tradeshow season is off to a busy start! Auto Data Direct wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: Tax Assessors Collectors Association: | 6/9 – 6/13 | Galveston, TX NIADA/NABD Convention & Expo | 6/17 – 6/20 | Las Vegas, NV ISRI Gulf Coast | 6/19 – 6/22 | San Antonio, TX AAMVA Reg II | 6/24 – 6/26 | Houston, TX NCOIL Meeting | 7/10-7/13 | Newport Beach, CA AAMVA Reg IV | 7/15-7/17 | Denver, CO FL Auto Dismantlers and Recyclers Association | 7/18-7/21 | Clearwater Beach, FL TX Independent Automobile Dealers Association | 7/21-7/23 | San Antonio, TX Towing & Recovery Management Summit | 7/31-8/2 | Washington, DC Carolinas Independent Automobile Dealers Association | 8/8-8/11 | Myrtle Beach, SC Southern Tow Show | 8/9-8/10 | Orange Beach, AL American Towman- Tow Expo | 8/16-8/17 | Dallas, TX Tri-State Automotive Summit & Expo | 8/16-8/17 | Indianapolis, IN AAMVA AIC | 8/20-8/22 | Omaha, NE PA Automotive Recycling & Trade Society | 8/23-8/24 | West Conshohocken, PA FL Tax Collectors Association Education Forum | 8/25-8/29 | Orlando, FL The International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators | 8/26-8/30 | Raleigh, NC For more information on the events Auto Data Direct will be attending, email info@add123.

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Notification Changes Are Coming Soon for the Towing Industry
for Towing on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Beth Williams

The 2019 Legislative sessions in Florida and Georgia brought substantial change to tow and wrecker operators in those states. Auto Data Direct has the industry covered when it comes to meeting these new state regulations! In Florida the notification process is changing with the passing of HB 431. Effective January 1, 2020, all Florida towing companies and auto repair/service facilities are required to send their notification letters through an approved third-party service.

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New NMVTIS Requirements for Indiana Towing and Salvage Companies
for NMVTIS on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Beth Williams

Indiana lawmakers have changed requirements associated with the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) with an effective date of July 1, 2019. Fortunately for Auto Data Direct customers, we’ve got you covered! ADD is a Department of Justice approved provider of NMVTIS data as well as a consolidator of data.

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EFS Expansion Coming Soon for Florida
for Salvage on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 by Steven Sampaio

As this year’s Florida legislative session ends, ADD is excited to announce the expansion of EFS with the passing of HB 1057! Effective October 1, 2019, the Electronic Filing Service (EFS) will become available for derelict and salvage motor vehicles allowing companies to process title transactions, derelict motor vehicle certificates and certificates of destruction electronically through the EFS system.

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