ERIC Number: ED107790
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 1: Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspection.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 1 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices)focuses on periodic motor vehicle inspection by: (1) outlining the purpose and objectives of vehicle inspection, (2) establishing Federal authority for the program, and (3) citing general and specific policies regarding a State inspection program. Program development and operations for an inspection system (the number of stations required, program organization, financing, operating requirements and procedures, enforcement, training requirements, system requirements, and special vehicle inspection) are presented. Criteria for program evaluation, means of establishing goals, and methods of measuring and evaluating performance are described. Means of preparing operation, management information, program evaluation, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports are outlined, and the types of reports are explained. Local government participation and funding criteria are briefly described. Appendixes contain the Highway Safety Program Standard One, Periodic Motor Vehicle Inspection; Part 570, Vehicle in Use Inspection Standard; requests for approval of experimental, pilot, or demonstration inspection programs; a glossary of definitions; references; a brief list of representative projects; a list of resource organizations; and special vehicle inspection guidelines. (NH)
Descriptors: Evaluation Criteria, Evaluation Methods, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Guidelines, Inspection, Local Government, Motor Vehicles, Objectives, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, State Programs, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 ($1.80)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.