What is a DD Form 788?

What is a DD Form 788?

DD Form 788 “Private Vehicle Shipping Document for Automobile”

How long do I have to ship my POV?

You have twenty-one (21) days from availability date. The Destination Vehicle Processing Center (DVPC) will notify you either via email or postcard within twenty-four (24) hours of vehicle availability.

What is POV military?

Privately owned vehicle (POV) accidents are consistently the number one killer of Army Service Members. While commanders/supervisors do not control POV operators similar to those operating Army motor vehicles (AMV), numerous areas of influence may be used to reduce manpower losses.

What is VPC military?

So what is the VPC? The VPC is the vehicle processing center. This is the place that you will drop your vehicle off to in order to ship it OCONUS. You only utilize the VPC for the one vehicle that the military authorizes you to ship.

What does POV stand for?

point of view
point of view: used especially in describing a method of shooting a scene or film that expresses the attitude of the director or writer toward the material or of a character in a scene.

What is a DD Form 788 (private vehicle shipping document)?

When the inspection is completed, you and the inspector will sign DD Form 788 (Private Vehicle Shipping Document) or commercial equivalent. You will be provided a legible copy of DD Form 788 as a receipt for your POV.

Is approval required for a POV shipment from a primary port/VPC?

(4) Approval for a POV shipment from a primary port/VPC is not required before POV turn- in at the port/VPC. Defense Transportation Regulation – Part IV 15 January 2019 Personal Property IV-408-6

How do I obtain a dot conformance bond for a POV?

A customer must contact the NHTSA for a current listing of RIs for the POV. (2) In addition to customs requirements, importers of such vehicles must furnish a DOT conformance bond, in the amount of three times the value of the vehicle, on DOT Bond Form HS 474, Bond to Ensure Conformance with Motor Vehicle Safety and Bumper Standards, Figure 408-4.

What is a JTR Chapter 5 POV shipment?

This chapter applies to all POV shipments for customers authorized to have a POV shipped at government expense in accordance with (IAW) Joint Travel Regulation (JTR) Chapter 5, Service Members, Part E (Uniformed Members Only) and Part F (Civilian Employees Only), and Department of Defense (DoD) Component publications.