Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) Announces Certification of

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Certified companies are evaluated on several standards of conduct and compliance with federal and state laws to ensure they are protecting consumers and honestly representing services provided.

The Vehicle Protection Association (VPA), an association formed to promote regulatory transparency, education and accountability for marketing and servicing automotive service contracts, announced today that has successfully completed the VPA's Certification-Audit Program. has undergone a thorough evaluation, including an on-site audit, to ensure they are in compliance with federal and state laws and that they are upholding the Standards of Conduct established by the Vehicle Protection Association.

"Successful businesses know that customers come first and proper regulation only helps with that," said Michael Carter, general counsel for " exceeds all regulatory requirements, but it's very fortunate that the VPA’s certification-audit program now ensures an even playing field throughout the VSC industry."

"Our Certification-Audit Program helps consumers to evaluate the trustworthiness of a service contract company," said Larry Hecker, executive director of VPA. "The VPA commends for taking this big step in its continued commitment to protecting consumers and providing the most fair and honest service possible."

As part of the Certification-Audit Program, companies must submit to a third-party for review. In addition to an on-site audit, companies also complete a self evaluation. If they pass through all of the rigorous evaluations, they can display the Vehicle Protection Association Certification logo on their marketing materials as a sign to consumers that they are a good company to work with.


About offers vehicle service contracts nationwide that provide protection against high auto repair costs. Covered claims are paid directly to a consumer's chosen repair facility. takes pride in offering outstanding care to its customers and delivers on its service obligations through its friendly, knowledgeable customer service staff. The company is also a proud sponsor of the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society as well as the March of Dimes. For more information, visit

About the Vehicle Protection Association

The Vehicle Protection Association (VPA) is a not-for-profit trade association representing firms that are active in the automotive service contract industry. Members include service contract finance companies, marketers, administrators, insurers, and software providers. VPA currently has more than 50 members. The organization is committed to ensuring regulatory compliance among members, educating consumers on their rights, protecting consumers, and otherwise ensuring the integrity of the automotive service contract industry. For more information, visit


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