PRTC's Check Acceptance Policy
1. Bad Check List:
PRTC maintains a Bad Check list. Checks will not be accepted
from anyone whose name appears on this list.
2. Bank, Address, Other Information:
Passengers must currently live in our local, commuting area;
that is, in the basic Northern Virginia area. Out-of-state banks are acceptable.
The check must indicate:
(1) Current, local address in Virginia,
(2) Home and work phone numbers,
(3) VA Drivers License number, military or DOD ID number
or other identification number.
a. If a former address or only a name appears on the check,
the above information must be hand written on the check. Identification with
picture, signature, and an ID number must be presented.
b. Temporary starter or counter checks are not
c. The check should be made payable to: PRTC.
3. Approved Forms of Identification:
Picture, signature and some type of identification number;
such as DOD Building Pass Number, Virginia Drivers License Number, military
ID, DOD ID, etc.
4. Conductors Responsibility:
The Conductors are required to check the Bad Check List
and confirm that the required information is on the check.
a. Compare the picture and signature on the check with the
b. Write an ID number on the check (Social Security
numbers will not be written on the check without permission from writer of check).