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ID/CAC Card Processing/Deers Enrollment
4755 Pasture Road
Bldg. 309 on Churchill Ave
Fallon, NV 89496-5000
Contact information for key programs and services at this installation.
Figuring out the best way to get around is important when you’re in a new installation. It’s useful to understand the various regulations, local laws as well as license and registration requirements. Whether you need a driver’s license, transport a car overseas or want help buying a car, there are people to assist you at your new installation. Check out the topics below to find information and regulations on vehicles and registration at your base.
State laws vary when it comes to motor vehicle insurance requirements, licensing and registration. The term vehicle generally includes automobiles, motorcycles, vans, trailers and boats regularly parked or garaged overnight. Service members and their families will want to understand their state’s laws on registration and licensing before moving to a new state. Visit the www.usa.gov page for links to state-specific websites.
Nevada State law requires you to have sufficient liability insurance and a valid driver’s license in order to operate a vehicle. The term “vehicle” generally includes automobiles, motorcycles, vans, trailers and boats regularly parked or garaged overnight. Further, your vehicle must be properly registered. Even though you are in the Military, you may be required to register your vehicle in-state and obtain an in-state license within a few months of moving. Access complete information on insurance, driver’s licensing, and where and how to register your vehicle by visiting the State Department of Motor Vehicles website.
In order to register your Privately Owned vehicle (POV) on base, drivers must have:
For additional information please visit the Nevada DMV website at Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles Official Website (nv.gov)
NAS Fallon is on land leased from the state, which allows full access to all law enforcement agencies.
Speed Limits -- The speed limit on board Naval Air Station Fallon is 25 MPH, unless otherwise posted, and is strictly enforced by radar!
Seat Belts -- Seat belts are mandatory on base and in the State of Nevada. The Nevada safety belt law is a fineable offense. This means the vehicle can be stopped by a law enforcement officer for occupants who are not wearing safety belts. A citation can be issued to the driver or adult passengers, if the passenger is a minor over six (6) years of age, but under eighteen (18) years of age. The citation is not a moving violation, and may not be considered in any civil action. Also, child seats/restraints are mandatory for children less than or equal to 57 inches and under six (6) years of age. Also, children under two years of age must be restrained in a rear-facing car seat in the backseat of a vehicle.
State and local laws regulate the operation of motor vehicles, and these laws can vary by location.
Many states regulate the following:
Learn more about motor vehicle laws in your state at the Distraction.gov State Laws page.
You and your passengers must always wear seatbelts while driving, you will be ticketed and issued heavy fines if seatbelts are not secured. Nevada state law requires that all children less than or equal to 57 inches and under six (6) years of age must ride in a child seat. Also under the new law, children under two (2) years of age must be restrained in a rear-facing car seat, in the backseat of a vehicle.
For State of Nevada Seat Belts Guidelines and Tips, please click on the following link Seat Belts - Nevada DMV Traffic Safety Quick Tips (nv.gov)
Motorcycles and their operators are subject to special laws. If you own and operate a motorcycle, you must comply with those laws. Visit the State Department of Motor Vehicles website for more information.
Many States and local jurisdictions have strict laws about the use of cell phones and other digital devices while driving. Research these laws on the State Department of Motor Vehicles website. Tickets will be issued and fines assessed for violating these laws. Play it safe and always use a "hands free" device if you must use a cell phone or other PDA while driving. Hands-free devices must be used while operating a motor vehicle on ALL military installations worldwide. As of October 1, 2011, Nevada state law prohibits the use of cell phones for texting, accessing the internet and hand held cell phone use.
Vehicle Checks -- All vehicles entering and leaving Naval Air Station Fallon are subject to inspection. Drivers must also have a valid driver's license, current registration and proof of insurance.
Bicycle Rules -- Riding helmets are mandatory for all ages of bicycle riders on base and in the housing areas. Currently, helmets are not mandatory for skaters and bladers' however they are strongly recommended. In Fallon, helmets are not required.
Restricted Areas -- Flight line, bombing ranges, others as posted.
Photography -- A photo pass must be acquired from the Public Affairs Office prior to taking any pictures on base.