Federal law prohibits members of the general public from obtaining other individuals' motor vehicle records except in specific cases. If your use case falls under the exceptions to this federal law, contact your local De... More »

License plate numbers can not be tracked by individuals; this requires someone of authority to contact the state's department of motor vehicles, or DMV, to release the ownership information. The DMV will only release the... More »

In some states such as Pennsylvania, a car owner can find his license plate number on the vehicle registration card or on the invitation to renew the vehicle's registration. If neither of these options are available, the... More »

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