Traffic Safety Data and Analysis

VEHICLE Reports and Summaries

Vehicle records provide information on the identification and ownership of vehicles registered in the state. Data may include owner’s name, plate history, vehicle color, list price, number of cylinders, weight, odometer reading, and title information. Included in the registration information are those commercial vehicles registered under the International Registration Plan.

Who maintains the data system?
Vehicle registration records are maintained by the Iowa Department of Transportation's Motor Vehicle Division.


How are the data records collected?

Registration and title transactions are processed by the county treasurer’s offices in all 99 counties in Iowa.