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NYACT Receives NYS Grant to Support Law Enforcement Training

NYACT Receives NYS Grant to Support Law Enforcement Training NYACT has received a $62,000.00 New York State Motor Vehicle Theft and Insurance Fraud Prevention Program Grant, administered by the state’s Division of Criminal Justice Services, to support law enforcement training efforts in 2017....

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Did You Renew for 2017?

NYACT is in full swing of our events for the 2017 Membership Year...but we want your input regarding the events you have attended or upcoming events you plan to attend. If you have any suggestions or ideas for insurance or law enforcement training sessions, speakers or courses, please send them alo...

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Preventing Car Jacking

Preventing Car Jacking Never leave your car running and unattended. Never leave your child alone in the vehicle with it running. Always be aware of your surroundings. Leave several car lengths between your car and the car in front of you. Drive in the center lane, not near the curb. When s...

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NYACT Presents Awards & Honors

NYACT Presents Awards & Honors NYACT recently presented its annual Awards and Honors recognizing achievement and service in fighting vehicle theft and insurance fraud in 2016. The following awards and honors were presented: SSA Ed Carlson, NICB was presented The Joseph McDonald Award, NYAC...

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Car Safety: Towing

Basic Tips About Private Towing Companies Use Only Licensed Tow Companies. Check with the Department of Consumer Affairs (DCA) to make sure a tower is licensed. Call (212) 487-4075. Before you allow a private tow truck to hook your car, look for the DCA license medallion - a small red plate on the...

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Preventing Car Theft

When you park, close all windows, lock all doors and take the keys with you. Thieves need less than 30 seconds to steal most cars. Hide valuables out of site Thieves are attracted not only to your car, but also to the contents within. Thieves will often smash a window just to steal a camera, stereo ...

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