New York State
Insurance Department


ISSUED: 6/29/2001

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

MEDIA ADVISORY

DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES WEEKEND HOURS FOR LIVERY DRIVERS TO OBTAIN COVERAGE BY JULY 1, 2001
Livery Drivers Whose Coverage With Highlands Insurance Company Was Cancelled Can Secure Insurance Coverage

            The New York State Insurance Department announced that in an effort to assist livery drivers whose policies were cancelled by Highlands Insurance Company as of July 1, 2001, two insurers have been identified and will accept applications from their approved brokers. The Insurance Department urges the affected livery drivers to contact American Transit and Hereford approved brokers to obtain the necessary coverage.

            American Transit is open for processing of submissions by approved American Transit producers for date stamping, for coverage to take effect 12:01 AM July 1, 2001. They are open late tonight and all day tomorrow, June 30th. The location is as follows: 275 Seventh Avenue, 2nd Floor, New York, New York.

            In addition, all day tomorrow, June 30th, Hereford Insurance Company will accept faxed applications from the following approved Hereford producers:

PRODUCER NAME

TELEPHONE NUMBER

ASIAN INSURANCE
FABIO’S BROKERAGE CORP.
THE FRIENDLY GROUP
H & W BROKERAGE
L A RIVERSIDE BROKERAGE
MEMBERS BROKERAGE
MYSTIC BROKERAGE
PROMPT
PEARLAND BROKERAGE,INC
STAR TAXI BROKERAGE
TRIBORO BROKERAGE
SOLID BROKERAGE

WESTWAY INS. BKGE
CITY BEST BROKERAGE INC.
718-433-4460
212-581-5855
212-947-9833
718-721-5700
212-740-6100
718-361-8100
718-349-7610
718-853-7392
718-361-0033
212-645-3100
718-472-2555
718-392-7000
212-977-4590
212-586-0031

 


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