.05 Filing the Written Request.

A. A written request shall be addressed to the custodian of the record. If the custodian of the record is unknown to the applicant, the request may be addressed to the Secretary or to the appropriate official custodian.

B. Official custodians and custodians shall coordinate their responses to all requests for public records received from the media with the appropriate public affairs officer to ensure that these requests are handled in a manner consistent with normal media relations practices.

C. The Motor Vehicle Administration shall develop request procedures in keeping with the spirit of these regulations whereby volume applicants for release of public records need not use Form D-RM-005.