ERIC Number: ED107794
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1974-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Highway Safety Program Manual: Volume 5: Driver Licensing.
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.
Volume 5 of the 19-volume Highway Safety Program Manual (which provides guidance to State and local governments on preferred highway safety practices) focuses on driver licensing. The purpose and specific objectives of the driver licensing program are outlined. Federal authority in the area of driver licensing and general policies of a licensing program are explained. Program development and operations (applications, examinations, issuing licenses, a driver information system and improvement program, instruction manuals, personnel, working relationships, and facilities and equipment) are outlined. Program evaluation methods are presented. Four types of reports (operational, management information, program evaluation, and National Highway Safety Bureau) are described. Appendixes present the Highway Safety Program Standard 4.4.5, Driver Licensing; a glossary of definitions; references; a list of representative projects; a list of resource organizations; motorcycle operator licensing requirements; guidelines for driver license application forms, periodic driver reexamination programs, and driver license records; considerations for improving enforcement of driver license denials; a list of training curriculum materials; considerations regarding the blind; and a driver licensing program report. (NH)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (DOT), Washington, DC.