(1) Vehicles Privately Owned and Operated. All motor vehicles privately owned and operated
by personnel should be registered. Registrations should be with the provost marshal or the physical
security officer. These vehicles should also display a tag or decal (AR 210-10 and AR 190-5).
Concerned vehicles are those used by personnel living on or employed on post. Also included are
those vehicles used in making daily or frequent visits to the post. Prerequisites for registration normally
include the following:
(a) Evidence of ownership and a state certificate of registration.
(b) Valid operator's license or permit issued by the state in which the vehicle is registered.
(d) Vehicle inspection (where deemed necessary by the post CO).
(e) Issuance of decal.
(2) Additional Procedure. Vehicle registration and display of a decal is a must, but it does not
excuse the driver from compliance with the normal personal identification and admittance procedures.
(3) Registration of Visitor's Vehicles. All visitor vehicles should be registered. Registration
should include the make of vehicle, license number and name of driver. It should also include the
destination, purpose of visit, time and date of entry and departure. Vehicles of visitors should be
identified by a temporary decal or ID media. This should be different from permanent registrations to
permit ready recognition by security guards. Visitors should be directed to parking areas. These
should be specifically designated. Sometimes visitors are allowed entry after normal duty hours. If so,
local regulations normally specify the conditions of entry. Other limitations are also spelled out to
assure proper control at all times.
(4) Temporary Registration. At some posts it is advisable to issue temporary registration. This
is especially so when there is a large turnover of permanent personnel. Temporary registration is only
valid for 72 hours. This is enough time for personnel to see to permanent registration. It is also long
enough for them to clear the post after permanent registration has been cancelled.
(5) Tags and Decals. State laws differ as to the type and placement allowed for other than
state registrations tags. A check of the applicable laws should be made. This check should occur
before planning for vehicle registration. It should also be done before the placement of tags of decals
on the vehicle.
d. Vehicles in Restricted Areas.