THE CHANGING TASK OF DRIVER LICENSING

This paper points out two primary considerations in the task of driver licensing. First, there must be a concern with improving methods of evaluating license applicants by developing more valid procedures than currently exist. This improved evaluation would be combined with specific training programs aimed at meeting the deficiencies indicated the evaluation. Second, there must be a move toward providing programs in which drivers who are not able to qualify for full-fledged licenses can drive under prescribed conditions until they are able to qualify at a higher level. The purpose of driver licensing is seen as not only to identify and license those drivers who are most likely to be able to safely operate motor vehicles on public highways but also to provide the unqualified applicant every opportunity to meet the minimum requirements for licensure.

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  • Authors:
    • Waller, Patricia F
  • Publication Date: 1974

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  • Accession Number: 00095906
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: HS-016 656
  • Files: TRIS, TRB, ATRI
  • Created Date: Jul 2 1975 12:00AM