To find a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN), look at the driver-side corner of the dashboard through the windshield. Once you find the VIN, you can use it to obtain a vehicle history report online through third-party s... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

To check your motor VIN, check the car or contact the owner to determine the VIN, and use a website such as Carfax or the National Insurance Car Bureau to run a VIN check using the number. Also, check if a local DMV perf... More »

A boat's identification number can be checked by requesting a report at the Department of Motor Vehicle office where the boat was last owned. The hull identification number is a 12-character serial number usually located... More »

Although there are no standard locations for the vehicle identification number, it is most commonly found in the corner of the dashboard in front of the steering wheel and on the post of the driver's side door. Other loc... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

Look at the sticker on the driver's side door jamb, or search the corner of the driver's side dashboard to find the vehicle identification number of a car or truck. The VIN is always on the vehicle's title and vehicle in... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

Search for a Mazda vehicle identification number on the driver's side of the vehicle where the dashboard and windshield meet. Stamped on a small metal plate is the vehicle's VIN. Special edition vehicles may also have a ... More » Vehicles DMV & Records

Prominently displaying a Vehicle Identification Number (VIN0, for example by etching it into the windows of a vehicle, may help deter theft by making the vehicle appear less appealing to thieves. Reported thefts are incl... More » Vehicles DMV & Records