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AAMVA is pleased to be an exhibitor at the Lifesavers Conference this week in Charlotte, North Carolina. The Lifesavers Conference brings together a unique combination of public health and safety professionals, researchers, advocates, practitioners and students committed to sharing best practices, research, and policy initiatives that are proven to work. For more information, visit http://lifesaversconference.org/
AAMVA has created a page for the Medical Examiner's Certification Integration final rule (i.e., National Registry II) on the AAMVA website. The National Registry II page has three tabs which provide the following information:• Overview – Overview of the National Registry II requirements and solution• Documentation – Documentation available for National Registry II• Participation – National Registry II State implementation statusFMCSA has approved the Mini Specification for the first National Registry II transaction 'NR01 MEC Verification Inquiry'. This Mini Specification and notes regarding the usage of this document is now available under the 'Documentation' tab. AAMVA hosted webinars that provided a high level overview of the National Registry II solution, and a walk through of the NR01 Mini Spec in February 2017. The recording for these webinars and associated slides can be found in the AAMVA Webinar Archives. AAMVA will continue to release Mini Specifications for National Registry II and will inform you once they are available.
The Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety is presented annually to an AAMVA member jurisdiction employee or other individual whose primary function is directly associated with highway and traffic safety efforts and who has had a distinguished career in this arena. The individual can be currently active or retired. One award is presented for achievement in highway safety in Motor Vehicle Administration (MVA) and one for achievement in highway safety in Law Enforcement (LE). Visit the Safety Awards category of the AAMVA Awards Program for complete details about the Martha Irwin Award for Lifetime Achievement in Highway Safety. Award submissions and accompanying materials must be received by AAMVA by April 15, 2017. All submissions should be sent to email@example.com. Download the 2017 Awards Submission Packet.
Here are the most popular stories from AAMVA Regional News - March 17, 2017.
Deadly encounters between police officers and motorists have lawmakers across the country thinking driver's education should require students to be taught what to do in a traffic stop. Read the article on www.wtop.com.
A federal judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit challenging the Virginia Department of Motor Vehicles' practice that automatically suspends the driver's licenses of individuals who cannot pay court fines and fees. Read the full story at Richmond.com.
Wednesday, officers with the California Department of Motor Vehicles went after people who are not disabled, but are using a disabled parking placard. One of the areas where there are the most violators is downtown Sacramento. Read the full story at Fox40.com.
Good news travels fast and it also travels far. The work being done by the Arizona Department of Transportation Motor Vehicle Division to lower office wait times, use employees more resourcefully and be more efficient overall is being noticed 9,000 miles away in Singapore. Read the full story at AZDOT.gov