Department of the Army Regulation 190-5
* OPNAV 11200.5D
* AFI 31-218(I)
* MCO 5110.1D
* DLAR 5720.1

Military Police

Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision

22 May 2006

Effective date: 22 June 2006


PIN: 002195000

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History: This publication is an administrative revision. The portions affected by this administrative revision are listed in the summary of change.

Summary: This regulation covers motor vehicle traffic supervision. It outlines policy on vehicle registration; implements the 0.08 blood alcohol content as the standard for adverse administrative actions prescribed in this regulation; permits involuntary extraction of blood under revised Military Rules of Evidence in cases where intoxicated driving is suspected; provides policy on towing, storing, and impounding vehicles; adopts the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration technical standards for breathalyzer equipment; establishes traffic points for seat belt and child restraint device violations; and requires that new safety requirements be included in the installation traffic code. It implements Department of Defense Directive 5525.4 and Department of Defense Instruction 6055.4 , 20. It also implements portions of Department of Defense Directive 7730.47 that apply to dispositions. This regulation was published in Volume 70, Federal Register, p. 18969 ( 70 FR 18969 ) on 5 April 2005.

Applicability: This regulation applies to the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve unless otherwise stated. Also, this regulation applies to persons who— serve in, or employed by, the military Services and the Defense Logistics Agency; are subject to the motor vehicle registration requirements in chapter 3 ; and are permitted to drive motor vehicles on military installations. This regulation also applies to Reserve Component personnel of all the Services who operate privately owned vehicles on military installations. Administrative actions outlined in paragraphs 2-1 through 2-7 , within, apply to the U.S. Army Reserve personnel on active duty, active duty for training, and in an inactive duty training status. Chapter 3 of this regulation may be applied to State-operated or State-owned Army National Guard installations at the discretion of the controlling State Adjutant General, for the purpose of issuing DD Form 2220 (Department of Defense Registered Vehicle) and access to the Vehicle Registration System for tracking DD Form 2220. During mobilization, chapters and policies contained in this regulation may be modified.

Proponent and Exception Authority: The proponent of this regulation is the Provost Marshal General. The proponent has the authority to approve exceptions or waivers to this regulation that are consistent with controlling law and regulations. The proponent may delegate this approval authority, in writing, to a division chief within the proponent agency or its direct reporting unit or field operating agency of the proponent agency, in the grade of colonel or the civilian equivalent. Activities may request a waiver to this regulation by providing justification that includes a full analysis of the expected benefits and must include formal review by the activity's senior legal officer. All waiver requests will be endorsed by the commander or senior leader of the requesting activity and forwarded through their higher headquarters to the policy proponent. Refer to AR 25-30 for specific guidance.

Army Management Control Process: This regulation contains management control provisions and identifies key management controls that must be evaluated.

Supplementation: Supplementation of this regulation and establishment of command and local forms are prohibited without prior approval from Headquarters, Department of the Army, The Provost Marshal General (DAPM-MPD-LE), Washington, DC 20310-2800.

Suggested Improvements: Army users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements on DA Form 2028 (Recommended Changes to Publications and Blank Forms) directly to Headquarters, Department of the Army (DAPM-MPD-LE), The Provost Marshal General (DAPM-MPD-LE), Washington, DC 20310-2800. Navy users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements to the attention of the Director, Naval Criminal Investigative Service (Code 21), Washington, DC 20388-5400. Air Force users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements to the attention of Headquarters, Air Force Security Forces Center, Police Services Branch, 1517 Billy Mitchell Blvd, Lackland Air Force Base, TX 78236-0119. Marine Corps users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements to the Commandant of the Marine Corps (POS 10), Washington, DC 20380. Defense Logistics Agency users are invited to send comments and suggested improvements to Headquarters, Defense Logistics Agency, Staff Director, Command Security Office (DSS-S), 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060-6220.

Distribution: This publication is available in electronic media only and is intended for command levels C, D, and E for the Active Army, the Army National Guard/Army National Guard of the United States, and the U.S. Army Reserve; SNDL, Part 1 and 2 for the Navy; F for the Air Force; and MARCORPS CODE: A for the Marine Corps.

*This regulation supersedes AR 190-5 /OPNAVINST 11200.5C/AFR 125-14/MCO 5110.1C/DLAR 5720.1, dated 25 January 2006.

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