Laws Governing Registry of Motor Vehicles Information

This section provides summaries of the Federal Driver Privacy Protection Act and the relevant sections of the Massachusetts General Laws that regulate access to customers' personal information stored in the Registry of Motor Vehicles System.


Both Federal and Massachusetts laws regulate who can access personal information contained in the Registry's system. Fines, imprisonment, or both can be imposed if users violate these laws. In addition to criminal liability, civil action may be taken by the affected party.