(1) When authorized vehicles enter or exit a restricted area, each must undergo a systematic
search. The search should include the following:
(a) Interior vehicle.
(b) Engine compartment.
(c) External air breathers.
(d) Top of vehicle.
(e) Battery box.
(f) Cargo compartment.
(2) A restricted area is any place to which access is subject to special restrictions or controls.
This is done for reasons of security or safeguarding of property or materiel.
(3) A restricted area must be designated in writing. It must be posted with warning signs or
notices. These should be of the type described in AR 190-13 (See figure 1-1).
Figure 1-1. Restricted area warning sign.
e. Vehicle Parking Control.
(1) Whenever possible, parking areas for privately owned vehicles should be located outside
the perimeter of restricted areas. Parking areas should be fenced and lighted. Entrances and exits to
these areas should be separate from others. The method of parking should be clearly marked and