This information bulletin focuses on the evolution of high school driver education in America with particular emphasis on the impact of current economic trends and fiscal policies. The bulletin also analyzes the role federal, state, and local jurisdictions have played in supporting driver education as well as some of the opinions that have been formed over the years. Part I of the bulletin reviews the background and then describes the structure and delivery of driver education, cost saving mechanisms, getting parents involved, meeting tomorrow's challenge, and the conclusion. Part II of the bulletin presents summaries of reports from communities that see a net gain in offering driver education to their teenagers. The summaries describe the trials and challenges advocates and administrators have faced in recent years in the following cities: Atlanta, Georgia; Baltimore, Maryland; Brooklyn, New York: Chicago, Illinois; Cleveland, Ohio; Dallas, Texas; Denver, Colorado; Detroit, Michigan; Indianapolis, Indiana; Lincoln, Nebraska; Los Angeles, California; Phoenix, Arizona; Seattle, Washington; Topeka, Kansas.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Public Technology, Incorporated

    1301 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
    Washington, DC  United States  20004

    AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

    2990 Telestar Court, Suite 100
    Falls Church, VA  United States  22042
  • Publication Date: 1986-2

Media Info

  • Features: References;
  • Pagination: 16 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00457575
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-040 210
  • Files: HSL, TRIS
  • Created Date: Aug 31 1990 12:00AM