New York State seal

December 29, 1992

SUBJECT: INSURANCE

WITHDRAWN

Circular Letter No. 7 (1992)

TO: ALL AUTHORIZED MOTOR VEHICLE INSURERS AND INSURANCE PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS

RE: CIRCULAR LETTERS NO. 1 (1980) WITH SUPPLEMENTS NOS. 1 & 2 AND CIRCULAR LETTER NO. 1 (1990)

MOTOR VEHICLE LIABILITY AND COLLISION INSURANCE PREMIUM REDUCTION FOR COMPLETION OF AN ACCIDENT PREVENTION COURSE PURSUANT TO SECTIONS 2336(a)&(d) OF THE INSURANCE LAW

This Circular Letter updates and supersedes the earlier captioned Circular. Letters, in order to advise motor vehicle insurers of all Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course sponsors now approved by the. Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV). The current and complete list of courses, with the latest changes (including addresses), additions or deletions noted by an asterisk (*), are as follows:

American Association of Retired Persons

P.O. Box 259

Little Neck, New York 11363

For drivers age 50 and over only

(Please send self-addressed stamped envelope for information)

Driver Training Associates, Inc.

45 East 33 Street -- Suite 207

New York, New York 10016 1-800-243-2196

[(212),(718),(518),(914) and (716) phone numbers deleted]*

National Safety Council

251 Salina Meadows Parkway

Syracuse, New York 13212

1-800-962-3434

Safety Training Programs, Inc.

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

New York, New York 10150

1-800-732-6242*

(212) 737-6278* [(718),(516) and (914) phone numbers deleted]*

National Traffic Safety Institute

190 Rhine Avenue

Staten Island, New York 10304

1-800-334-1441

(718) 720-6868

New York Safety Program

8508 Fifth Avenue*

Brooklyn, New York 11209-4707.

1-800-942-6874

(718) 748-5252

The Empire Safety Council, Inc.*

176B Terry Road

Smithtown, New York 11787

1-800-246-3603

In addition to the foregoing list of Motor Vehicle Accident Prevention Course sponsors available to the general public, there are a number of in-house courses offered only to the employees of such sponsors. information on these courses is not intended for distribution to the general public, but should be disseminated to the appropriate personnel at the insurer to ensure that credit is given for completion of any of these courses by an insured, meriting the same premium reduction as the publicly available courses. Current sponsors of approved in-house programs are:

AGWAY, INC.

9 Adler Drive

East Syracuse, New York 13057

(315) 449-6591*

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT

EVOC Unit

947 Stewart Avenue

E. Garden City, New York 11530

(516) 573-3390*

NEW YORK CITY EMS EVOC

NEW YORK CITY HEALTH & HOSPITAL CORPORATION

Emergency Medical Service Academy

Box #325, Fort Totten

Bayside, New York 11359

(718) 352-7001 ext. 212

NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Driver Education & Training Unit

Building # 54, Floyd Bennett Field

Brooklyn, New York 11234

(718) 377-5473* [(212) phone number deleted]*

NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT

Room 3059 Cultural Education Center

Albany, New York 12230

(518) 474-3384

NEW YORK STATE POLICE

State Campus*

Albany, New York 12226

(518) 457-7254

SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT EVOC

Police Academy, Command 5122

110 Old County Road

Westhampton, New York 11977

(516) 288-7272

NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION*

4 Burnett Boulevard

Poughkeepsie, New York 12603

(914) 431-5718

ADVANCED DRIVER PERFORMANCE

Program deleted*

Literature furnished to insureds about these courses should be revised to provide the proper names, addresses and telephone numbers of the organizations sponsoring the seven courses available to the public listed in this letter. Companies should furnish this revised literature to all newly written insureds no later than March 1, 1993. Such updated literature should also be furnished to all other insureds with the next renewal or billing notice sent to them on or after April 1, 1993.

Please acknowledge receipt of this Circular Letter in writing to Mr. Arthur Reznik, AFE, CIE, CLU, Associate Insurance Examiner, New York State Insurance Department, Property & Casualty Insurance Bureau, 160 West Broadway, New York, New York 10013.

Very truly yours, [SIGNATURE]

SALVATORE R. CURIALE

SUPERINTENDENT OF INSURANCE