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2013-11-18 16:20:48

DETROIT, Nov. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicles Administration), the authority on best policy for all state DMV's and Licensing Bureaus, is recommending the Elio be driven with a standard driver's license. Earlier this week, the AAMVA (American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators) released their new "Best Practices" policy on licensing and registration of 3 wheel enclosed vehicles that are certified as motorcycles by the National...

2012-09-24 10:24:42

WASHINGTON, Sept. 24, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- On Friday, September 21, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report, Driver's License Security - Federal Leadership Needed to Address Remaining Vulnerabilities (the report can be found here, http://gao.gov/products/GAO-12-893). GAO demonstrated that counterfeit documents can still be used to easily obtain valid driver's licenses and state issued identification cards under fictitious identities, and recommended that the...

2012-08-02 10:20:20

WASHINGTON, Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA) today announced new partnerships formed to fight consumer fraud and reduce the number of unsafe or stolen vehicles being retitled or sold. Data provider companies, Auto Data Direct, Inc., Carco Group, Inc., CARFAX, CVR, Experian Automotive, Mobiletrac, LLC., Motor Vehicle Software Corporation, RigDig, VINAudit.com, LLC., and VINSmart, have joined BJA's effort to...

2012-03-19 10:21:33

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., March 19, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- DealerTrack Registration and Titling Services Group, a leading provider of on-demand dealer management software and services, now offers an innovative solution to California automobile dealers in complying with a new state law. With the passage of Assembly Bill 1215 last year, beginning in July, all used vehicles offered for sale must have a vehicle history report pulled from the National Motor Vehicle Title and Information System...

2011-09-28 15:02:00

TALLAHASSEE, Fla., Sept. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- With the signing of Assembly Bill 1215 into law by California Governor Jerry Brown, automobile dealers throughout the state must run a vehicle history report from the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS) for every used car sold on their lot. The new measure is aimed at providing consumers with crucial vehicle safety information prior to a purchase. Florida-based Auto Data Direct, Inc., (ADD) offers a cost effective...

2010-10-18 12:20:00

WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice today announced that nearly $6.3 million in Fiscal Year 2010 funding was awarded to six jurisdictions and the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) for the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). The District of Columbia, Colorado, Georgia, Illinois, Kansas, and Oregon will receive up to $100,000 each to assist with their participation in NMVTIS. AAMVA will receive $5.7...

2010-03-12 10:56:00

WASHINGTON, March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The State Highway Safety Alliance and the International Association of Chiefs of Police have joined forces to call for an aggressive plan to prevent hundreds of thousands of highway fatalities over the next twenty years through the upcoming surface transportation authorization bill. "It's only through the combined efforts of all highway safety partners that we will be able to make significant strides in reducing the deaths we see every...

2009-09-14 08:00:00

vehiclehistory.gov Web site launched WASHINGTON, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Department of Justice announced today more than $6.8 million was awarded to 12 states and to the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) to protect consumers from vehicle fraud and unsafe vehicles. The Fiscal Year 2009 funds will assist with implementation of the National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS), an electronic system launched for consumers in January 2009...

2009-08-04 13:03:00

SAN DIEGO, Aug. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Audatex North America, Inc. today announced an agreement with the American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA) to become an authorized data consolidator for reporting information to the U.S. National Motor Vehicle Title Information System (NMVTIS). The NMVTIS database, overseen by the U.S. Department of Justice, maintains accurate vehicle "salvage and title data" to protect vehicle owners against fraud. NMVTIS provides consumers valuable...

2009-01-29 08:50:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Department of Justice today announced the availability of an on-line computer system to help protect states and consumers from automobile fraud and to provide law enforcement with new tools to investigate fraud, theft, and other crimes involving vehicles. The National Motor Vehicle Title Information System, or NMVTIS, will be available for consumers on January 30, 2009 and will be accessible through third party, fee-for-service Web...