Key among AAMVA's goals is improving highway safety and identification security by promoting uniform standards for all areas related to driver licensing. AAMVA is committed to improving driver safety and to the "one driver, one record" driver's license concept.
The International Driver Examiner Certification (IDEC) program was designed as a result of the growing responsibilities being placed on driver licensing personnel. In 1980 AAMVA and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) began the development of an examiner certification program and in 1982, the Certified Driver Examiner (CDE) Program was approved and ready for jurisdictions to adopt.
In all, the following programs have been developed
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Updates to the DL/ID Card Design Standard (CDS) include:
Just Released August 2014!
Design Principles and Guidelinesfor Secure DL/ID Cards (SCDP)
The Secure Card Design Principles (SCDP) whitepaper is intended to lay out a set of principles, guidelines, and practices that can maximize the probability of developing and maintaining a DL/ID that will be resistant to compromise. Where the CDS provides the “building blocks” for designing a secure DL/ID card, this SCDP further describes a process for how to use those “blocks.” There are many considerations to keep in mind beyond just the physical document and the particular security features (see Annex A) that it may contain.
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