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PRIORITY Data Systems and Main Street America Group Announce Quote/Application Data Integration

PriorityRate.com to Provide Quote/Application Data Submission Directly into Main Street America’s Processing System,Providing "Rate/Submit/Issue" Functionality

OMAHA, NE – December 5, 2005 – PRIORITY Data Systems, a ChoicePoint (NYSE: CPS) company, today announced that its PriorityRate.com Internet-based comparative rating system will now accommodate personal auto and home quote/application submissions directly into The Main Street America Group’s processing system.

This will provide Main Street America agents with an efficient and accurate rating environment and eliminate the need to re-enter quote and application data. Main Street America will use the submitted information to complete policy issuance.

When in the PriorityRate.com system, Main Street America is rated in a comparative environment, using credit, motor vehicle records and C.L.U.E. information to facilitate rating and underwriting for Main Street America-approved agencies. This feature quickly categorizes customers in the appropriate rating tier. PRIORITY is the only vendor to offer this functionality on behalf of Main Street America.

Once an independent agent selects Main Street America, submission to the policy issuance system is as easy as clicking on the Main Street America logo on the "Rate Summary" screen or the "Submit this Application/Quote to Main Street America" button on the application page.

"PRIORITY Data Systems has developed a user-friendly, online point-of-sale system with the added convenience of submission into Main Street America’s system for policy issuance," commented David Mellor, PRIORITY vice president. "Our mutual customers will benefit by saving time and eliminating the need to re-enter data, thereby saving and improving workflow."

"Main Street America is committed to improving quoting functionality for our customers," said Bill Anderson, vice president of marketing and integrated solutions at The Main Street America Group. "By partnering with PRIORITY Data Systems, we are able to offer an efficient and accurate rating environment."