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August 5, 2022

Floridians know just how unpredictable the weather can be during the summer. From power outages to inclement weather, your business can be negatively impacted by Florida’s weather mood swings. The good news is that dealers have a way to stay ahead of outages with pre-printed tag stock from their local tax collectors or tag offices!

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August 5, 2022

ADD wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: Carolinas Independent Automobile Dealers Association (CIADA) Annual Convention & Expo | 8/4-8/7 |Myrtle Beach, SC Texas Automotive Recyclers Association (TARA) | 8/5-8/6 | Waco, TX Indiana Tow Show | 8/5-8/7 | Fair Oaks, IN

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August 5, 2022

For over 23 years now, Auto Data Direct has been helping auto dealers across the country in their efforts to verify ownership, check for lienholders, and reduce the liability associated with taking in and reselling trades. Dealers also use our Real-Time record information to facilitate pay-offs and set up accurate financing contracts.

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April 12, 2022

The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) was formed in 1992 as part of the Anti-Car Theft Act. The law was created to prevent the introduction of stolen vehicles into interstate commerce; protect consumers, business, and states from fraud; reduce the use of stolen vehicles being used for illicit purposes including funding or criminal enterprises; and provide consumer protection from unsafe vehicles.

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April 12, 2022

Why can’t I see my lien in my ELT manifest? It can take several business days for the lien to show as recorded with the Florida DMV after paperwork has been submitted. When will a lien be recorded if the dealer is using the EFS system? If EFS is being used to perform the title and registration transaction and the transaction has the status of “Pending Dealer Transaction” then the lien will not be recorded and imported until the EFS transaction is fully processed and all paperwork is accepted.

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April 12, 2022

When Auto Data Direct was founded back in 1999, the main goal was to develop tools for vehicle related industries that improved the accuracy and efficiency of processes impacting business and consumers. While not necessarily spelled out as part of the mission, the impact on fraud prevention was a natural benefit of ADD’s services.

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April 12, 2022

Today, ADD has contracts or accounts with 42 jurisdictions (including Washington, D.C.) for access to real-time, single VIN, title and registration records for DPPA qualified industry. That’s pretty amazing! That’s more than any other company of our kind. And the way we have grown in this unique and protected data environment is by being a trusted partner to those government entities, and a secure electronic system for our customers.

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April 12, 2022

It’s hard to believe that NMVTIS reporting has been active for 13 years now. Auto Data Direct was the first consolidator approved by the Department of Justice to provide this critical service in order to fulfill the program’s mission. Most salvage businesses are reporting all the data required in a timely manner and those that aren’t yet, can count on ADD to assist when they are ready.

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April 12, 2022

Attention Towers! ADD will be exhibiting at the Florida Tow Show later this month and we hope to see you there! The Florida Tow Show, presented by the Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida, is being held in Orlando, Florida from April 21-23rd. This is the industry’s largest international tow show and historically the first towing and recovery show of the trade show season.

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April 12, 2022

ADD wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events during the summer. Learn about them here. Florida Tow Show | 4/21-4/23 | Orlando, FL. International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP) Policy Council Midyear Meeting | 4/22-4/24 | Orlando, FL. Florida Tax Collectors Association (FTCA) 2022 Spring Education Session | 4/24-4/28 | Bradenton, FL.

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