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STATE OF NEW YORK
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
160 WEST BROADWAY
NEW YORK, NEW YORK 10013

NOTE: WITHDRAWN EFFECTIVE OCTOBER 11, 2002


                                                                                                 

Circular Letter No. 13 (1996)
September  9, 1996

                                                                                                 

TO: All Authorized Motor Vehicle Insurers And Insurance Producer Organizations
RE: Circular Letters No.1 (1980) with and Insurance Producer Organizations Supp. Nos.
1&2, Circular Letter No. 1 (1999), Circular Letter No. 7(1992) with Supplement,
and a CircularLetter No. 14 (1994) with Supplement.

Motor Vehicle Liability and Collision Insurance Premium Reduction
for Completion of an Accident PreventionCourse 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)
   
EMPIRE SAFETY COUNCIL, INC
176 Terry Road
Smithtown, New York 11787
(516) 360-2160
1-800-246-3603
AMERICAN AUTOMOBILE
ASSOCIATION
(Sponsored by local clubs)
(518) 374-4575
(518) 426-1000
(315) 475-8140
(716) 461-4660
NATIONAL SAFETY COUNCIL
251 Salina Meadows Parkway
Syracuse, New York 13212
1-800-962-3434
(315) 453-7462
DRIVE SAFE NEW YORK*
Formerly NYST/STP
700 Richmond Road*
Staten Island, New York 10304
1-800-732-6242
NATIONAL TRAFFIC SAFETY INSTITUTE
190 Rhine Avenue
Staten Island, New York 10304
1-800-334-1441
(718) 720-6868
DRIVER TRAINING ASSOCIATIONS,
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
(716) 636-4151 
NEW YORK SAFETY PROGRAM
8508 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11209-4707
1-800-942-6874
(718) 748-5252
MOTORCYCLE ASSOCIATION OF NEW YORK STATE
P.O. Box 138 Cathedral Station*
New York, New York 10025-0138
(212) 666-6617

                                                                                                                                        
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:

NASSAU COUNTY POLICE DEPARTMENT
EVOC Unit
Building #6 Mitchel Field
East Garden City, New York 11530
(516) 573-3390

NEW YORK STATE POLICE ACADEMY
Building 24*
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, New York 12226-2450
(518) 457-7254

NEW YORK CITY FDNY EVOC*
BUREAU OF EMS
DIVISION OF TRAINING
Box #325 Fort Totten 
Bayside, New York 11359
(718) 352-7001 ext. 274
NEW YORK STATE DEPARTMENT
  OF TRANSPORTATION
44 Hawley Street, Room 904*
Binghamton, New York 13901
(607) 721-8046*
NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT
Driver Education & Training Unit
Building #54, Floyd Dennett Field
Brooklyn, New York 11234
(718) 377-5473 
SUFFOLK COUNTY POLICE DEPT.
  EVOC
Police Academy Command 5420*
110 Old Country Road
West Hampton, New York 11977
(516) 852-8051 or (516) 852-6000*
NEW YORK STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT
C/O Eastern Suffolk BOCES*
Sherwood Corporate Center
15 Andrea Road
Holbrook, New York 11741
(516) 472-6480*

Literature furnished to insureds about these courses should be revised to provide the proper names, addresses and telephone numbers of the organizations sponsoring the nine 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, 1996 and to all other insureds, with their next renewal or billing notice, on or after January 1, 1997.

Please acknowledge receipt of this Circular Letter in writing to:

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