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New York State Seal

STATE OF NEW YORK
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT

160 WEST BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10013

NOTE: WITHDRAWN EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 11, 2002


                                                                                                

Circular Letter No. 14 (1994)
September 20, 1994

                                                                                                  

TO: All Authorized Motor Vehicle Insurers And Insurance Producer Organizations
RE: Circular Letters Nos. 1 (1980) With Supplements Nos. 1 & 2, Circular Letter No. 1 (1990) And Circular Letter Nos. 7 (1992) With Supplement
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 course sponsors is shown below. The latest changes, including additional sponsors, name, address and phone changes, are noted by an asterisk (*).

American Association of Retired Persons
55 Alive Mature Driving
P. O. Box 8555*
New York, New York 10150
     For drivers age 50 and over only
     (Please send self-addressed stamped
     envelope for information)
National Safety Council
251 Salina Meadows Parkway
Syracuse, New York 13212
     1-800-962-3434
     (315) 453-7462
American Automobile Association*
(Sponsored by local clubs)
     (518) 374-4575
     (518) 426-1000
     (315) 475-8140
     (716) 461-4660
National Traffic Safety Institute
190 Rhine Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10304
     1-800-334-1441
     (718) 720-6868
Driver Training Associates, Inc.
45 East 33 Street – Suite 207
New York, New York 10016
     1-800-243-2196
     (212) 481-0404
     (718) 816-4721
     (518) 765-4011
     (718) 636-4051*
New York Safety Program
8508 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11209-4707
     1-800-942-6874
     (718) 748-5252
Empire Safety Council, Inc.*
176 Terry Road*
Smithtown, New York 11787
     1-800-246-3603
     (516) 360-2160

New York Safety Training, Inc.*
[formerly-Safety Training Programs, Inc.]
215 South Ridge Street*
Rye Brook, New York 10573
1-800-732-6242*

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
NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
Room 510 Education Building*
Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12234
(518) 474-6541*
NASSAU COUNTY POLICY DEPARTMENT
EVOC Unit
Building #6 Mitchel Field*
E. Garden City, New York 11530
(516) 573-3390
NEW YORK STATE POLICE
State Campus, Bldg. 24*
Albany, New York 12226
(518) 457-7254
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. 274*
SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT EVOC
Police Academy, Command 5122
110 Old County Road
Westhampton, New York 11977
(516) 852-8051 or (516) 852-8000*
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Driver Education & Training Unit
Building #54, Floyd Bennett Field
Brooklyn, New York 11234
(718) 377-5473
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORATION
4 Burnett Boulevard
Poughkeepsie, New York 12603
(914) 431-5720*

Literature furnished to insureds about these courses should be revised to provide the proper names, addresses and telephone numbers of the organizations sponbsoring the eight courses available to the public listed in this letter. Companies should furnish this revised literature to all insureds with new policies no later than December 1, 1994 and to all other insured, with their next renewal or billing notice, on or after January 1, 1995.

Please acknowledge receipt of this Circular Letter in writing to:

Mr. Alan Goren, Senior Insurance Examiner
New York State Insurance Department
Property & Casualty Insurance Bureau
160 West Broadway
New York, New York 10013

 

SALVATORE R. CURIALE
SUPERINTENDENT OF INSURANCE