Hobby Lobby Repo Standoff Ends After Five Hours

Officers attempt to convince borrower to leave the vehicle during standoff.

Lanham, MD – On Friday, September 15th, 2017 at approximately 1:45 p.m. SIA Towing of Lanham MD, attempted to repossess a vehicle. SIA towing received repossession paperwork. Tow truck driver Toby was dispatched to the Hobby Lobby parking lot, after GPS tracking had located the vehicle. Toby located the Lexus in the parking lot, and lifted the car onto his tow truck. While attempting to secure the vehicle, an unidentified driver made contact with Toby.

The Lexus driver requested to get “some personal items” out of the vehicle, and Toby allowed her to enter the car. Once in the Lexus, the driver refused to exit the vehicle.

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Best GPS Systems for Tow Trucks

GUEST EDITORIAL

A GPS system for tow trucks could literally change your life, helping you get your job done more efficiently and in more ways than just preventing you from getting lost.

The biggest benefits of tow truck GPS systems include:

  • The ability to micromanage and track an entire fleet of vehicles.
  • Save time and get more done in one day by preventing drivers from getting lost.
  • Save even more time by easily finding the quickest route from point A to point B.
  • Reduce your risk of collision thanks to back up cameras.

GPS systems vary to include a number of different options and features depending upon your needs.

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Santander Decides Not to Use GPS

Dallas-based Santander Consumer USA Holdings Inc., one of the country’s biggest subprime auto lenders, has decided not to use GPS-tracking and ignition kill switch technology as regulators clamp down on the devices, an executive said.

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Recovery Database Network Integrates InilexGPS Real-Time Vehicle Location Information

rdnRDN provides lenders and dealers with instant data for quicker repossession

For Immediate Release

Redwood City, Calif. and Phoenix — April 15, 2014 Recovery Database Network (RDN) and Inilex, a leading national provider of vehicle telematics solutions, today announced they have successfully integrated Inilex’s GPS-based vehicle location information into RDN’s vehicle repossession management software, giving used-car dealers instant access to vehicle location information.

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Recovery Industry to Benefit from Blackline’s Covert Tracker

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CALGARY, ALBERTA, Apr 22, 2013 (Marketwired via COMTEX) — Blackline GPS (“Blackline”) is pleased to announce an agreement with MVTRAC for the distribution of Blackline’s Dart(TM) covert and asset tracking system into the Recovery Industry. Well positioned within the auto finance, government, and law enforcement market, MVTRAC’s Intelligent Data Network(TM) processes real-time data from public and privates sources to automatically identify delinquent collateral, including vehicles, for an efficient recovery.

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PassTime Announces Webinar is Response to Just-Released Trans Union Survey

passtimeFor Immediate Release

LITTLETON, CO – August 7, 2012 –  Approximately two in three credit union executives see loan growth as the critical business issue facing their industry in 2013, according to a new survey from TransUnion. Auto loans may be the main focus of that growth.

The survey found that more than half of credit union respondents believe auto loans are their biggest opportunity.

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