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Title 41Subtitle CChapter 102Subchapter BPart 102-34Subpart C → Subject Group

Title 41: Public Contracts and Property Management
Subpart C—Identifying and Registering Motor Vehicles

Motor Vehicle Identification

§102-34.85   What motor vehicles require motor vehicle identification?

All Government motor vehicles must display motor vehicle identification unless exempted under §102-34.160, §102-34.175 or §102-34.180.

§102-34.90   What motor vehicle identification must we display on Government motor vehicles?

Unless exempted under §102-34.160, §102-34.175 or §102-34.180, Government motor vehicles must display the following identification:

(a) “For Official Use Only”;

(b) “U.S. Government”; and

(c) Identification that readily identifies the agency owning the vehicle.

§102-34.95   What motor vehicle identification must the Department of Defense (DOD) display on motor vehicles it owns or leases commercially?

Unless exempted under §102-34.160, §102-34.175 or §102-34.180, the following must appear on motor vehicles that the DOD owns or leases commercially:

(a) “For Official Use Only”; and

(b) An appropriate title for the DOD component responsible for the vehicle.

§102-34.100   Where is motor vehicle identification displayed?

Motor vehicle identification is displayed as follows:

(a) For most Government motor vehicles, preferably on the official U.S. Government license plate. Some Government motor vehicles may display motor vehicle identification on a decal in the rear window, or centered on both front doors if the vehicle is without a rear window, or where identification on the rear window would not be easily seen.

(b) For trailers, on both sides of the front quarter of the trailer in a conspicuous location.

Note to §102-34.100: Each agency or activity that uses decals to identify Government motor vehicles is responsible for acquiring its own decals and for replacing them when necessary due to damage or wear.

§102-34.105   Before we sell a motor vehicle, what motor vehicle identification must we remove?

You must remove all motor vehicle identification before you transfer the title or deliver the motor vehicle.

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