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Utah WATCH YOUR CAR Program
Frequently Asked Questions

how much does it cost?
how can i register?
what if i have more than one vehicle?
what if my vehicle is registered in two names?
where are the decals placed on my vehicle?
may i use my vehicle between 1:00 am and 5:00 am?
may i loan my vehicle to someone who will operate it between 1:00 am and 5:00 am?
if i move, must i notify the utah watch your car program?
where can i get more information about this program?
how do i withdraw from this program?

How much does it cost to participate in the Utah Watch Your Car program?
The Utah Watch Your Car program is provided as a FREE service to owners/lessees of vehicles registered in the State of Utah.
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How can I register my vehicle in the Utah Watch Your Car program?

You can register your vehicle in the Utah Watch Your Car program in one of several ways:

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I have more than one vehicle, must I fill out a separate application form for each one?
A separate Watch Your Car application must be completed for each vehicle.
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My vehicle is registered in two (2) names, must both registered owner/lessees consent to participation in the Utah Watch Your Car program?
Yes, all registered owner/lessees of a vehicle that participates in the Utah Watch Your Car program must consent to its inclusion in the program due to legal requirements.
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Where are the decals placed on my vehicle and how easily are they seen at night?

The Watch Your Car decals are made of a heavy-duty reflective material that is easily seen at night. According to instructions provided, the front decal is to be placed along the top edge of the windshield in an area not to exceed three inches
to right or left of center, and is not to extend downward more than four inches from the top edge. This decal contains information and notification that it is a federal offense to remove the decal without the owner's permission.
The rear decal is round and is to be placed on the vehicle's back window, driver's side at the lower (left) corner. This decal serves as a beacon to law enforcement officers that the vehicle is registered in the Watch Your Car program. The Watch Your Car decals must be placed in the areas described above. If you have any questions as to the decals placement please contact your local law enforcement agency.
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If I register in the Utah Watch Your Car program, may I use my vehicle between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.?
You may use your car at any time of the day or night including the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., provided you are properly licensed to do so.
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If I register in the Utah Watch Your Car program, can I loan my vehicle to someone else who intends to operate it between the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m.?
Your vehicle can be driven at any time of the day or night including the hours of 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m., as long as the driver is properly licensed and has your permission. It is your responsibility to advise anyone driving your vehicle that they may be stopped by police between 1:00 a.m. and 5:00 a.m. and asked about their authority to drive your vehicle.
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I am registered in the Utah Watch Your Car program and recently moved. I submitted a change of address form to the Utah Motor Vehicle Administration, must I also notify the Utah Vehicle Theft Prevention Council?
Yes, participation in the Utah Watch Your Car program requires that you notify the Utah Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division of any change in your address or telephone number.
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Where can I get more information about the Utah Watch Your Car program?

If you are unable to find answers to your questions about the Utah Watch Your Car program on this website, you should contact the Utah Motor Vehicle Enforcement Division at 801-297-2600.
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How do I withdraw my vehicle from the Utah Watch Your Car program?
owner/lessees of vehicles registered in the Utah Watch Your Car program must notify the MVED in writing when they withdraw their vehicle from the program. You can obtain a withdrawal form on this web site or request a form from the Council by calling 801-297-2600.
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