Through AAMVA's Committees and Working Groups, AAMVA works with member jurisdictions to develop Best Practice documents and model legislation. These documents are designed for Chief Driver License Administrators and Law Enforcement personnel and staff.
A "Best Practices Document" establishes the ideal approach for establishing and maintaining programs. A "Best Practices" is not mandated nor monitored for compliance. The guidelines provided in this document are recommended and provide a jurisdiction with details on optimal model programs.
February 2013 Best Practice Guide to ReducingSuspended Drivers
AAMVA Working Group Releases "Best Practice Guide to Reducing Suspended Drivers"
The suspension of driving privileges has been used for decades to address poor driving behavior. However, what was originally intended as a sanction to address poor driving behavior is now used as a mechanism to gain compliance with non-highway safety, or social non-conformance, reasons. Eliminating suspensions for non-highway safety violations will significantly reduce the burden on DMVs, law enforcement, the courts and society. AAMVA's Suspended/Revoked Working Group recommends that legislatures repeal state laws requiring the suspension of driving privileges for non-highway safety related violations. Download the document today to learn more.
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