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June 11, 2021

In the past year, we have all faced new challenges and have had to adapt in many ways. In Florida, the home base for Auto Data Direct (ADD), we have seen the adoption of electronic signatures become needed and accepted in the processing of paperwork when making vehicle related transactions remotely.

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June 11, 2021

At ADD, we are constantly reminding our valued customers of the importance of appropriate use of the personal information contained in the state motor vehicle records available through DMV123. Protecting the integrity of that data by ensuring it is only used for permissible purposes under the Driver’s Privacy Protection Act (DPPA) is something we are focused on every day.

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June 11, 2021

You’ll soon be able to upload any PDF into your ADD DirectPost-Office (DPO) app and send it via USPS Certified Mail with just a few clicks of your mouse. We understand how valuable the benefits of certified mail are to our customers, and DPO’s new Custom Letter tool offers a solution that takes the post office, shipping scales, and printing labels out of the equation.

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June 11, 2021

ADD wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: Florida Independent Automobile Dealers Association (FIADA) Town Hall Meeting | 6/15 | Jacksonville, FL League of Southeastern Credit Unions (SCUCE) Southeast CU Conference & Expo | 6/16-6/18 | Orlando, FL

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June 11, 2021

Auto Data Direct will be exhibiting at the Tow Xpo in San Antonio, TX from August 5-7th at booth 511. Be sure to stop by and see us for a chance to win a RTIC cooler! The TowXpo brings together towing and recovery experts, with various specialties, and major manufacturers to discuss tools and equipment that towers need to be successful.

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April 19, 2021

Effective February 1, 2021 all Florida towing companies, mechanic shops, or any entity processing a towing and storage lien or mechanics lien is required to use an approved third-party mail provider. As you know, Auto Data Direct is an approved third-party provider and has been working diligently to assure Florida companies receive training and know what lies ahead for them.

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April 19, 2021

We’re proud to announce the latest addition to our DMV123 secure electronic access to real-time title and registration data. After many years of working with the Ohio BMV, ADD launched access to that much-requested state’s records in late March. The Ohio connection follows on the heels of launching District of Columbia records in late 2020.

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April 19, 2021

Our shows and events are off to a slower than usual start. We hope that summer brings a busier, but still safe, show season. ADD wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: Florida Tow Show | 4/8-4/10 | Orlando, FL

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April 19, 2021

Florida dealers will come together at the 2021 FIADA Annual Convention & Trade Show at the Hilton West Palm Beach from August 1-3. The event has a full schedule with networking opportunities, educational sessions, and speakers lined up for attendees. Keynote Speaker Joe Lescota is an executive automotive retail educator and will be sharing techniques for boosting sales and profit in the increasingly competitive used car industry.

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February 5, 2021

Effective February 1, 2021, all Florida towing companies, mechanic shops, and any entities processing towing and storage liens or mechanics liens are required to use an approved third-party provider. Auto Data Direct is an approved third-party provider and has been working diligently to ensure Florida companies receive training and know what lies ahead for them.

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