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Join Us At the 2019 FIADA Convention & Expo
for Dealers on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Steven Sampaio

Come visit the ADD booth (#9) for demos, giveaways and so much more on October 17-19 at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in Orlando, FL for this year’s FIADA Convention and Expo. FIADA will be conducting a series of seminars and meetings all designed to keep our Florida dealers educated and under compliance as well as also providing fun activities designed to help dealership grow their business.

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Florida Tow Training Dates Announced
for Towing on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Beth Williams

Attention Florida Tow and Title customers! ADD is gearing up for a statewide training blitz to make sure you are ready when changes to the notification process take effect January 1, 2020. Effective January 1, 2020, all towing companies, title companies who process tow liens, mechanic shops and body shops are required to send their notification letters through an approved third-party service.

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Customer Service Presents: ADD Account Security
for General on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct continues to stress the importance of account security to protect customers’ account data and DPPA protected data. ADD requires each user accessing the website to have their own username and password. There is no additional charge to add users to an account. Passwords expire every 90 days to protect businesses against fraud and to maintain account security.

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ADD Celebrates 20 Years of Excellence
for General on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Beth Williams

It’s time to celebrate! This fall marks Auto Data Direct’s 20th anniversary in business, and we thought it would be fun to take a look back at how it all began. ADD was formed in 1999 as the brain-child of Jim Taylor. He was working with a Florida title company and found that while processing its customers’ paperwork, a large percentage of those forms were rejected due to errors.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Events
for General on Wednesday, October 16, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

Auto Data Direct wants to help keep your calendars up to date through the end of our show season for this year (2019): FIADA (Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association) Annual Convention | 10/17-10/19 | Orlando, FL APCIA (American Property Casualty Insurance Association) Annual Meeting | 10/20-10/22 | Boston, MA AAMVA Reg III Conference | 10/22-10/24 | Milwaukee, WI Auto Finance Summit | 10/28-10/30 | Las Vegas, NV AAMVA Reg II Planning Meeting | 10/28-10/31 | Atlanta, GA 25th Annual CUNA Lending Council Conference | 11/3-11/6 | New Orleans, LA V.

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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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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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