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Slow Down, Move Over
for Towing on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Beth Williams

The AAA reports that all fifty states now have some type of Move Over law to better protect EMS, law enforcement, firefighters, and tow truck drivers. Unfortunately, most motorists simply are not aware of the law or disregard it, putting those crews in jeopardy every day. For one tow truck driver in Birmingham, another driver’s failure to follow the law resulted in serious injuries, multiple surgeries and a long recovery.

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FL Dealers: Process your Road & Sea-Worthy Vehicles with EFS!
for Dealers on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Steven Sampaio

Auto Data Direct proudly offers web-based solutions for Florida dealers that lets them work smarter, faster and more efficiently. ADD’s Electronic Filing System (EFS) is a modernized platform that gives dealers the ability to issue permanent tags and titles. It may be surprising to know that customers can use ADD’s EFS system to process a wide array of road and sea-worthy vehicles in addition to automobiles.

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Customer Spotlight: Weil Wrecker
for Towing on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Beth Williams

At the helm of a fast growing company, Anne Weil of Weil Wrecker says Auto Data Direct’s web-based suite of tools has improved the efficiency of her family owned and operated business. “The best thing about my ADD account is that I have what I need for my notification letters and state records all in one place,” she said.

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Customer Service Presents: Did You Know?
for All Industries on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

ADD’s Customer Service team goes over a few features that customers can use to get the most out of their ADD accounts: ADD Accounts Offer Unlimited Users: Did you know you can easily and quickly add as many users to the account as you need? There is no maximum on the number of users allowed on the account and no cost to add users.

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Upcoming Tradeshows & Events
for All Industries on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Brittany Barrett

The Springtime 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: Florida Assoc. of Licensed Investigators (FALI) | 5/2 – 5/4 | Orlando, FL Virginia Automotive Recyclers Association (VARA) Summit | 5/3 – 5/4 | Dulles, VA American Towman Las Vegas Showplace | 5/9 – 5/10 | Las Vegas, NV AAMVA Reg I | 5/14 – 5/16 | Cambridge, MD Myrtle Beach Tow Show | 5/17 – 5/18 | Myrtle Beach, SC Upper Midwest Auto Recyclers | 5/17 – 5/28 | Black River Falls, WI FTCA Spring Conference | 5/19 – 5/23 | Delray Beach, FL Southwest Lending Conference | 5/22 – 5/24 | New Orleans, LA Empire State Tow & Recovery Assoc.

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Towing & Storage Title Trainings Coming to a County Near You
for Towing on Monday, April 29, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

ADD is on the road to provide towing and storage title training in conjunction with local Florida Tax Collector offices. The training will include a review of current state requirements along with a demonstration of how to get the most out of your ADD account. Topics will include notification letters through the auction process, including how easy it is to check title histories to safeguard your business.

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North Dakota Tow Notifications Available through DPO
for Towing on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Beth Williams

In conjunction with the addition of North Dakota records for DPPA qualified ADD customers, tow customers now have access to state approved Notification of Claim of Lien letters in our DirectPost-Office Certified Mail Tool. ADD has received approval from the North Dakota DMV to provide the service to its state’s tow/wrecker operators as an added tool for complying with state requirements.

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DMV123 Continues to Grow!
for All Industries on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Beth Williams

Auto Data Direct’s DMV123 is a valuable tool that allows customers to quickly and securely access real-time vehicle data in more states than any other company. If you haven’t checked your DMV123 drop-down box lately, it’s time to take a look! In the past month ADD has added connections to North Dakota, Oregon and Oklahoma.

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Customer Service Presents: Password Tips
for All Industries on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Roxanne Decker

As part of Auto Data Direct’s continual efforts 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. As of January 2, 2019 the State of South Carolina began requiring new minimum password standards that apply to all users accessing its ELT portal.

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Businesses & Consumers Benefit From NMVTIS Title Checks
for Recyclers and Salvage on Thursday, February 14, 2019 by Jay Svendsen

Recently Oregon became the 42nd state to begin actively using NMVTIS for regular titling practices. More states have activated new rules for 2019 using NMVTIS as a reference. With over 5 million salvage vehicles being reported each year and a growing number of states reporting regularly to NMVTIS, AAMVA, the database administrator, claims that 96% of all US vehicles are represented in the system.

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