Texas Department Of Motor Vehicles
There comes a time in every person’s life when they have to investigate a legal matter. The matter may be as trivial as figuring out which of your kids broke the lamp or it may be as serious as trying to find your birth parents. In any case, when you don’t have much information to go on, sometimes the smallest leads can end up being your biggest breaks.
What if, for instance, you only have a license plate number to go on. This license plate number can help you lookup the VIN (the vehicle identification number), the name of the car’s owner, and often times even the driving record of the person the vehicle is registered to. One thing to know is that the Texas DMV (the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles) does not always make this information available automatically.
Many people who need to get information related to a particular license plate number will try to get it from the DMV. But, the DMV isn’t allowed to give this information out to the public at large.
The Texas Police are also contacted for a license plate lookup. Like the DMV, the police do not share this data with the public. Fortunately there is an alternative when you need to find out who has a Texas license plate. Private information companies create and maintain private databases which have the personal details about members of the public. License plate, vehicle ownership and car registration information is in these databases.
Some people are wary of the legality of such databases. They don’t want to break the law in the course of their personal investigation. But private databases are actually perfectly legal, as long as the information in their databases is correct and legally obtained, and they are at liberty to do as they please with the information.
Since these databases are perfectly legal, you can contact a private information company to lookup a license plate with no hassle. These companies are in the business of information, so they can help you much faster than the Texas DMV can. In fact, a private information company may be the only way to find someone or find a driving record through a license plate.
Using these databases is simple. There is usually a small fee for access to the information in the database, which helps the information company keep up to date records for the future. This fee is typically a food value compared to the wealth of information contained in the database. Having this information can change the course of someone’s life.
If you have a Texas license plate number, don’t go to the DMV or the police. Whether the vehicle owner lives on the Gulf Coast of Texas or the Mexican border, you’ll get the information that you’re looking for. This could be a huge breakthrough in your search.
To help you find the owner of a car or truck registered in Texas, Public Records expired Dylan Finkerton has written a quick and easy guide to finding the owner of a license plate in Texas. Conducting a reverse license plate search in Texas can give you more information about the car and driver.