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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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February 5, 2021

Have you ever not been able to make out the VIN on a tow ticket? Or maybe the VIN wasn’t on the tow ticket at all? Qualified ADD users are able to select the Plate to VIN inquiry from the DMV123 state drop-down menu, and enter the license plate number. Within seconds, you’ll see the vehicle’s year, make, model, and VIN!

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February 5, 2021

Our 2021 tradeshow season is off to a good start. ADD is working hard to stay safe by following proper handwashing, mask-wearing, and social distancing protocols. The spring trade shows include some in-person events alongside some virtual events! Auto Data Direct wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events:

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February 5, 2021

You hear it all the time from your friendly ADD customer service representatives: Access to DMV123 records is DPPA driven, meaning your access to the individual state and its records is based on your qualifying exemption under the federal Drivers' Privacy Protection Act and then if more restrictive, the state’s allowable exemptions.

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January 6, 2021

Since its inception in 1999, Auto Data Direct has relied on growing its business by providing the best customer service along with the most reliable and user-friendly industry tools possible. Its valued customers are, and have always been, its best form of advertising. Automobile dealers in Florida benefit from ADD’s real-time records, ELT program, and temporary and permanent title and registration services.

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