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Off-Base ID/CAC Card Processing
4150 Greenhouse Circle
Indian Head, MD 20640-5112
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.
Members of the armed forces are exempt from acquiring a Maryland driver's license if they have a valid driver's license from the service member's state of domicile.
Access complete information on insurance, driver's licensing, and where and how to register your vehicle by visiting Maryland's Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Administration.
State and local laws regulate the operation of motor vehicles, and these laws can vary by location. Many states regulate the following:
You and your passengers must always wear seatbelts while driving, you will be ticketed and issued heavy fines if seatbelts are not secured. Under Maryland's Child Passenger Safety Law, a child who is zero to eight years old and is shorter than 4'9" must be secured in a child safety seat. Every child nine to 16 years of age, who is not secured in a child safety seat, must wear a vehicle seat belt.
Motorcycles and their operators are subject to special laws. If you own and operate a motorcycle, you must comply with those laws. Visit MDOT for more information.
Many States and local jurisdictions have strict laws about the use of cell phones and other digital devices while driving. All Maryland drivers are prohibited from using a Cell Phone without a Hands Free Device while operating a motor vehicle.
Learn more about motor vehicle laws and safety regulations by visiting Maryland's Department of Motor Vehicles.