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February 1, 2022

ADD team members work hard to stay connected with our industry partners and officials when it comes to any legislative changes, especially when those changes directly affect our customers. Staying active with state and local DMV representatives ensures that we’re providing our customers with the right tools to complete business and compliance activities.

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February 1, 2022

Let’s say your tow company is in possession of a vehicle. You’ve attempted to make notification by securely accessing the registrant’s name and address. But no one has arrived to claim the vehicle. You notice there’s a military sticker on the vehicle or something inside has a military insignia. Do you move forward with taking possession of the vehicle or do you take steps to verify whether the owner is active military first?

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February 1, 2022

A Georgia law passed in 2021 has some ADD customers scratching their heads. If you are a secondary metals recycler, parts dealer, or scrap metal processor, you may have had some paperwork rejected by the Georgia Department of Revenue. That’s due to the department’s enforcement of the law requiring that as of September 1, 2021, Salvage Dealers are required to cancel all titles through Auto Data Direct.

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February 1, 2022

Spotlight On ISRI

for Recycling

ADD will be exhibiting at the 2022 ISRI (Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries, Inc.) Convention & Exposition taking place at the Mandalay Bay Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada from March 21-24th. For the first time in 2 years, the ISRI Convention returns as the largest in-person recycling industry event.

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February 1, 2022

Auto Date Direct, Inc. (ADD) prides itself on providing services to our customers that enables them to comply with statutes and regulations that govern their industries. Our services include providing access to DMV records to entities that are qualified under their state’s privacy laws and the Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act (DPPA).

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February 1, 2022

ADD wants to help keep your calendars up to date with these upcoming tradeshows and events: Rocky Mountain Summit | 2/4-2/5 | Englewood, CO. Florida Auto Theft Intelligence Unit - Auto Crimes Symposium | 2/21-2/22 | Daytona Beach, FL. National Council of Insurance Legislators – Spring Meeting | 3/3-3/6 | Las Vegas, NV.

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November 3, 2021

This is the time of year when we tend to reflect on the things we are thankful for. We are thankful for each of you, our customers, who keep us on our toes and challenge us to continuously improve and expand our services. We are thankful for the customer who has been with us the longest and trusted us for over 20 years, and we’re thankful for our newest customer whose account was just activated today.

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November 3, 2021

On October 1st, ADD launched its DirectPost-Office certified letter program for tow operators in Ohio. The availability of our nationally renowned system for towing notification of lien and sale on impounded/abandoned vehicles came in conjunction with a new law passed in Ohio earlier in the year. The law changes some of the requirements for the tow industry and ADD has programmed the forms and letters needed for Ohio tow customers to comply.

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November 3, 2021

The DOJ recently provided ADD with the attached notice that was issued October 22, 2021 by DOJ for NMVTIS Reporting Entities regarding the importance of timely and accurately reporting junk, salvage and total loss vehicles. The notice is both a reminder about the reporting obligations of NMVTIS entities and to help ensure that consumers are aware of the dangers associated with flood-damaged automobiles.

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November 3, 2021

ADD team members travel the country joining our valued customers at a variety of industry conferences. Whether we just attend or set up a booth in the exhibit hall, getting to spend some in-person time with some of our favorite people is high on our list of things to do. We feel the same way about our government partners and that is why we take an active role with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA).

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