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Purpose and scope. Vehicle Identification Numbers VIN: Purpose and scope.

Code of Federal Regulations
Title 49, Volume 5, Parts 400 to 999
Revised as of October 1, 2000
From the U.S. Government Printing Office via GPO Access
CITE: 49CFR565.1

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TITLE 49–TRANSPORTATION

CHAPTER V–
NATIONAL HIGHWAY TRAFFIC SAFETY ADMINISTRATION, DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

PART 565–VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER REQUIREMENTS–Table of Contents

Sec. 565.1 Purpose and scope.

This part specifies the format, content and physical requirements for a vehicle identification number (VIN) system and its installation to simplify vehicle identification information retrieval and to increase the accuracy and efficiency of vehicle recall campaigns.

Courtesy of NHTSA