New York State seal

April 20, 1990

SUBJECT: INSURANCE

WITHDRAWN

Circular Letter No. 1 (1990)

TO: ALL INSURERS LICENSED TO WRITE AUTOMOBILE INSURANCE IN NEW YORK STATE

RE: CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 1 (1980) AND AMENDMENTS NOS. 1 & 2' MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY AND COLLISION INSURANCE PREMIUM REDUCTION FOR COMPLETION OF AN'ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE PURSUANT TO SECTION 2336 OF THE INSURANCE LAN

It has come to the attention of this Department that many insurers have not updated the list of Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course Sponsors mailed to insureds in accordance with the subject circular letter. The intent of this Circular Letter is to advise all automobile insurers of the current list of Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course sponsors, recently updated by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The current courses, with the latest changes or additions noted by an asterisk (*), are as follows:

P.O. Box 1328 - FDR Station

American Association of Retired

National Traffic Safety Institute

 Persons

Traffic Survival Workshop

55 Alive/Mature Driving

190 Rhine Avenue*

P.O. Box 259

Staten Island, New York 10304

Little Neck Station

For information Statewide:

Little Neck, New York 11363

718-334-1441

For drivers age 50 and over only-

718-720-6868*

(please send self-addressed stamped envelope for information)

 
   

Driver Training Associates, Inc.

New York Safety Program*

DTA's NY Accident Prevention Course

471 86th Street

45 East 33rd Street - Suite 207*

Brooklyn, New York 11209

New York, New York 10016

718-748-5252

212-481-0404* 800-243-2196

800-942-6874

518-765-4011, 718-816-4721*

 

914-724-5825, 716-735-9070*

 
   

National Safety Council

Safety Training Programs, Inc.

Defensive Driving Course

Crash Prevention Workshop

231 Salina Meadows Parkway

Syracuse, New York 13212*

New York, New York 10150

Classes Statewide

212-737-6242, 718-706-8710

800-962-3434

516-542-0033, 914-834-3014

In addition to the forgoing list of Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course sponsors available to the general public, there are a number of in-house courses which are offered only to the employees of sponsors that insurers should be aware of information on these courses is not for general distribution to the public. These sponsors of in-house programs are:

Advanced Driver Performance

New York Fleet Safety Program

Instructional Resources Corp.

P.O. Box 1328 - F.D.R. Station

New York, NY 10150

Mail only - no telephone inquiries

AGWAY, Inc.

AGWAY Training Center

9 Adler Drive

East Syracuse, NY 13057

315-499-6591

Nassau County Policy Department

EVOC Unit - Policy Training Academy

947 Stewart Avenue

E. Garden City, NY 11530

516-745-6915

New York City Health end Hospital Corp.

New York City EMS EVOC

Emergency Medical Service Academy

Box # 325, Fort Totten

Bayside, NY 11359

718-352-7001 ext. 212

New York City Police Department

Driver Education and Training Unit

Building # 54

Floyd Bennett Field

Brooklyn, NY 11234

718-377-6407, 212-233-5531

New York State Education Department

Bureau of Educational Management Services

School Bus Driver Training & Safety

Albany, NY 12230-0001

518-474-3384

New York State Police Training Academy

State Campus - Building # 24

Albany, NY 12226

518-457-7254

Suffolk County Policy Department EVOC

Policy Academy, Command 5122

110 Old County Road

Westhampton, NY 11977

516-288-7272

Literature that you furnish to insureds in accordance with Circular Letter No. 1 (1980), as amended, should be revised so as to provide the proper names, addresses, and telephone numbers of the organizations sponsoring the six courses described in the latest DMV notification. Companies should consider furnishing revised literature to all newly written insureds no later than June 1, 1990. Such updated literature should also be furnished to all other insureds with the next renewal or billing notice sent to them on or after July 1, 1990.

Please acknowledge receipt of this letter to Mr. Arthur Reznik, Associate Insurance Examiner, Property and Casualty Insurance Bureau, 160 West Broadway, New York, New York 10013.

Very truly yours,

[SIGNATURE]

WENDY E. COOPER

ACTING SUPERINTENDENT OF INSURANCE