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STATE OF NEW YORK
INSURANCE DEPARTMENT
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Circular Letter
No. 25 (1998)
October 9, 1998
TO: ALL AUTHORIZED MOTOR VEHICLE INSURERS AND INSURANCE PRODUCER ORGANIZATIONS
RE: 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 all earlier Circular Letters relative to this matter 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 list of approved course sponsors is shown below.

American Association of Retired Persons
PO Box 8555
New York, NY 10150
(Please send self addressed stamped envelope with request or call (888) 227-7669)
Motorcycle Association of New York State, Inc.
PO Box 138 Cathedral Station
New York, NY 10025
(888) 469-7433
American Automobile Association, Inc.
Automobile Club of New York
1415 Kellum Place
Garden City, NY 11530
(518) 374-4575  (518) 426-1000
(315) 451-1115  (716) 461-4660
National Safety Council, Inc.
251 Salina Meadows Parkway
Syracuse, NY 13212
(800) 962-3434
(315) 453-7462
Drive Safe New York, Inc.
99 Washington Avenue, Suite 1106
Albany, NY 12210
(800) 732-6242 (518) 463-5484
(718) 720-6500
National Traffic Safety Institute, Inc.
190 Rhine Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10304
(800) 334-1441
(718) 720-6868
Driver Training Associates, Inc.
45 East 33rd Street, Suite 207
New York, NY 10016
(800) 243-2196 (518) 765-4011
(212) 481-0404 (716) 636-4151
(718) 816-4721
New York Safety Program, Inc.
8508 Fifth Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209-4707
(800) 942-6874
(718) 748-5252
Empire Safety Council, Inc.
176 Terry Road
Smithtown, NY 11787
(800) 246-3603
(516) 360-2160
USA Training Company, Inc.
90 South Swan Street
Albany, NY 12210
(518) 463-8911

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
1490 Franklin Avenue
Mineola, NY 11501
(516) 573-3390
New York State Policy Academy
Building 24
1220 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12226-2450
(518) 457-7254
New York City Fire Department EVOC
Bureau of EMS
Division of Training
Box # 325 Fort Totten
Bayside, NY 11359
(718) 352-7001 Ext. 274
New York State Department of Transportation
44 Hawley Street, Room 904
Binghamton, NY 13901
(607) 721-8046
New York City Police Department
Driver Education and Training Unit
Building #54, Floyd Bennett Field
Brooklyn, NY 11234
(718) 377-5473
Suffolk County Police Department EVOC
Police Academy, Command 5420
110 Old Country Road
West Hampton, NY 11977
(516) 852-8051
(516) 852-6000
New York State Education Department
c/o Easter Suffolk BOCES
Sherwood Corporate Center
15 Andrea Road
Holbrook, NY 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 ten courses available to the public listed in this letter. Companies should furnish this revised literature to all insureds with new policies no later than January 1, 1999 and to all other insureds, with their next renewal or billing notice, on or after February 1, 1999.

Very truly yours,
Mark Presser
Assistant Deputy Superintendent and Chief
Property Insurance Bureau