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Progress Report: Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles Addresses Most Driver License Recommendations, Report No. 02-52, October 2002
 
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  • modified its methodology to consistently report the performance of county tax collectors;
  • established pilot projects to assess the validity of using driver skill-based testing to determine driver competency;
  • established a task force to review new research and technological developments for improving driving tests;
  • modified its reporting system to provide data that can be used to evaluate the effect of driver distractions on crash rates;
  • increased its contracting with county tax collectors to provide driver license-related services; and
  •  increased its efforts to identify uninsured motorists.

What were our earlier findings?

Report No. 01-02 Justification Review: Driver License-Related Activities Performed by the Licenses, Titles, and Regulations Program Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, published in January 2001.

Which Government Program Summaries contain related information?

Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (DHSMV)
Driver License Field Operations

What other OPPAGA-related materials are available?

  • Report No. 04-52 Information Brief: Department Has Taken Steps to Improve the Detection of Uninsured Motorists, published in August 2004.
  • Report No. 01-03 Justification Review: Motor Vehicle-Related Activities Performed by the Licenses, Titles, and Regulations Program Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, published in January 2001.
  • Report No. 00-25 Program Review: License Plate Seizure Program’s Error Rate Still High; Program Should Be Abolished, published in December 2000.
  • Report No. 97-20 Follow-up Report on the Uninsured Motorist Program Administered by the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles, published in December 1997.
  • Report No. 95-15 Review of the Uninsured Motorist Program, published in December 1995.

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