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Vehicle identification numbers (Qpyu)

Definition
Unique combinations of alphanumeric characters that identify a specific vehicle or component. The VINs are affixed to the vehicle in specific locations and are formulated by the manufacturer, although state agencies under some controlled instances may assign the number. (Source: ANSI D20 Standard for Traffic Data as cited by American Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators website: http://www.aamva.org/aamva/DocumentDisplay.aspx?id=%7B4FBD4202-517C-4FE4-AE2F-962B0562A25B%7D)
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Vehicle accessories (Qpy)
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