ERIC Number: ED107793
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 4: Driver Education:
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 4 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) focuses on driver education. The purpose and specific objectives of the driver education program and general policies regarding driver education derived from the Federal standard are described. Program development and operations (State administration, course content, State approval and licensing procedures, preparation and qualification of teachers and instructors, and an outline of research and development) are described. Program evaluation criteria and guidelines for attaining program objectives are presented. Procedures for filing operational, management information, program evaluation, and National Highway Safety Bureau reports are specified. The role of local government is outlined. Funding criteria for 402 driver education projects are listed. Appendixes consist of the Highway Safety Program Standard Four, Driver Education; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; and a list of resource organizations. (NH)
Descriptors: Driver Education, Evaluation Criteria, Federal Legislation, Federal Programs, Financial Support, Guidelines, Local Government, Objectives, Policy, Program Evaluation, Reports, State Government, State Programs, Traffic Safety
Superintendent of Documents, U. S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D. C. 20402 (Stock Number 5003-00186, $1.55)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.