Category: Vehicle

Responding to COVID-19 | PA.GOV

On May 4, 2020, Governor Wolf provided guidance that details procedures businesses must follow to conduct in-person operations in counties that move to the yellow phase of reopening.

All businesses, including non-profits, permitted to conduct in-person operations are subject to this guidance. This guidance is based on the building safety and business safety orders, under which nearly all life-sustaining businesses have been operating during the red phase.

Under the yellow phase of reopening, life-sustaining businesses that could not conduct either all or part of their operations via telework will continue to conduct their operations in-person, and many non-life-sustaining businesses will be permitted to restart their in-person operations through the loosening of some restrictions under the stay-at-home and business closure orders.

Protecting Employees

All businesses that have been conducting their operations in whole or in part remotely through individual teleworking must continue telework operations for each of those employees.

All businesses

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vehicle – Wiktionary

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French véhicule, from Latin vehiculum (a carriage, conveyance), from vehere (to carry).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vehicle (plural vehicles)

  1. A conveyance; a device for carrying or transporting substances, objects or individuals.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, in Internal Combustion:

      But electric vehicles and the batteries that made them run became ensnared in corporate scandals, fraud, and monopolistic corruption that shook the confidence of the nation and inspired automotive upstarts.

    • 2013 June 29, “High and wet”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 28:

      Floods in northern India, mostly in the small state of Uttarakhand, have wrought disaster on an enormous scale. [] Rock-filled torrents smashed vehicles and homes, burying victims under rubble and sludge.

    • 2013 June 7,
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Pennsylvania DOT Locations & Opening Hours Near Me

COVID-19 Effects on Licensing & Vehicle Services

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, state DMVs nationwide have closed office locations, extended license and registration expiration dates, and/or limited the transactions they are processing. If possible, residents should use PennDOT’s online services to complete any relevant transactions. Follow PennDOT’s  most recent updates for the latest information.

PennDOT Office Locations & Hours

Going to the DMV may not be on top of anyone’s list of things to do, but with a little planning, it’s something you can at least finish quickly and easily, leaving yourself more time to actually do what you want.

Our office finder will help you find your nearest PennDOT licensing and registration office, so you can get in, get out, and get on with your day.

Enter your zip code above or find your county below to find the closest PennDOT office to you, or

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Special License Plates

Amateur Radio Call Letters

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These plates are issued, upon request, to holders of Federal Communication Commission (FCC) amateur radio station licenses. For more information about Amateur Radio plates, an application, and fees, follow this link. The alpha-numeric series reflects the call letters assigned by the FCC. Currently, the call letters are centered on the plate and contain no spaces.

Statutory Authority: Vehicle Code (VC) §5005 and Revenue and Taxation Code (RT) §§10751, 10752


Antique Motorcycle

antique motorcycle license plate

This special plate is issued, upon request, for motorcycles manufactured in 1942 or before. To obtain one of these plates you must complete a Special License Plate Application (REG 17A) and submit it to a DMV field office. For faster service make an online Appointment(s) before you visit the DMV.

Statutory Authority: VC §5004.5


Bicentennial Bill of Rights

bicentennial bill of rights license plate

License plates commemorating the bicentennial of the Bill of Rights were issued from July 1, 1990 through

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Coronavirus

Updated 11:00 a.m. May 12, 2020

In response to COVID-19, PennDOT has implemented a variety of operational changes. Details about those changes can be found below, along with frequently asked questions on each change.

Download a summary of PennDOT’s COVID-19 response (PDF).

For full information on Pennsylvania’s response to COVID-19, visit the
Department of Health’s coronavirus resource page.

Driver and Vehicle Services

Starting May 8, 2020, some Driver License Centers and Photo License Centers in yellow phase counties will reopen, adhering to restrictions on work and social interaction set by Governor Tom Wolf and the Pennsylvania Department of Health. We are also offering designated hours for customers 60 and older. See the FAQ’s below for more information on open locations, available services and safety protocols.

As PennDOT reopens Driver License and Photo License Centers, services will be in high demand, and customers should expect longer than normal waits. PennDOT staff

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Buying or Selling a Vehicle

The following information will assist you with the proper procedures when buying a vehicle in Pennsylvania. The buyer and seller should meet at the office of a notary public, tag service, or motor vehicle dealer to ensure the title application is completed correctly. If the car is financed, the certificate of title in your name will be mailed to the lienholder. If the vehicle is not financed, the certificate of title in your name will be sent directly to you.


 

Acceptable Proof of Ownership Documents

Vehicle ownership documents issued by vehicle manufacturers and titling jurisdictions that provide specific vehicle information and used as the legal document to transfer ownership of the vehicle are known as “proof of ownership” documents. The following are the acceptable proof of ownership documents:

  • Manufacturer Certificate/Statement of Origin (MCO or MSO)
  • Pennsylvania Certificate of Title
  • Out of State Certificate of Title
  • Certificate of Salvage
  • Court Order
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Pennsylvania Salvaged Vehicle Regulations | DMV.ORG

Collisions, floods, theft—they can all leave you with a salvaged car, or what the insurance business calls a total loss. You can’t legally drive a salvaged car (even if it still starts!), but the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) has a few ways for you to deal with it.

What Is a Salvaged Car in Pennsylvania?

In Pennsylvania, a salvaged car is one that’s so damaged it would cost more to repair than the car’s worth immediately before the damage occurred (i.e. its fair market value). Generally, your insurance provider determines whether your car is a salvage, also referred to as a “total loss.”

Total Loss Settlements

When your car becomes severely damaged, typically your first step is to file a total loss claim with your insurance company.  If your company determines the car is indeed a total loss, you’ll choose between accepting a:

  • Full settlement, in which:
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How to Transfer Your Car Title in Pennsylvania

How to Complete an Auto Title Transfer in Pennsylvania
  • The buyer and seller will go together to a DMV title office to fill out the back of the title.
  • The buyer will submit the title, an application, ID, and proof of insurance.
  • The buyer will pay the applicable title transfer fees, sales tax, and registration fees.
  • Continue reading for details about car title transfers in Pennsylvania.

Buying and Selling a Vehicle


NOTE: When you buy a vehicle from a Pennsylvania motor vehicle dealer, they will usually handle your car title transfer and registration paperwork for you. Make sure you have PA car insurance, which is required for registration.


In a
private vehicle sale, both the buyer and seller are responsible for completing a DMV title transfer through the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT).


The
seller AND buyer must go to

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Man dead after single vehicle crash in Spartanburg, coroner says

NEWS AT 11:00. ONE MAN IS DEAD AFTER A CAR CRASH IN SPARTANBURG AROUND 7:15 TONIGHT ON FERNWOOD DRIVE. THE MAN WAS PRONOUNCED DEAD AT TH

Man dead after single vehicle crash in Spartanburg, coroner says


The Spartanburg County coroner says one man is dead after a single vehicle crash within the city Saturday evening.Rusty Clevenger, Spartanburg County coroner, says the crash happened on Fernwood Drive around 7:15 p.m.Clevenger says Lothar Giesbertz, 55, was taken to Spartanburg Regional Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.The City of Spartanburg Traffic Division is investigating the crash, the coroner says.

The Spartanburg County coroner says one man is dead after a single vehicle crash within the city Saturday evening.

Rusty Clevenger, Spartanburg County coroner, says the crash happened on Fernwood Drive around 7:15 p.m.

Clevenger says Lothar Giesbertz, 55, was taken to Spartanburg

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Vehicle Storage – Rental Guide & Facility Search

Vehicles can be tough to find enough space for, especially if you only have a single-car garage and a narrow driveway. For many individuals and families, there simply isn’t enough space around to hold their daily commuter plus a spare car or recreational vehicle. Fortunately for those who need more parking space, many storage facilities offer vehicle storage at affordable rates.

Different Vehicle Storage Options

Vehicle storage is so much more than storing a sedan. Since there are several types of commonly owned vehicles, the self storage industry has adapted to offer storage for all types of vehicles, including recreational vehicles. Here are the different vehicle storage options you can find at many storage facilities.

  • Car storage – There are a lot of people who use storage as a place to hold a spare car, or even a classic car, that they don’t have the room for in their driveway
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