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P11. Driver License Jurisdiction


Definition:

The geographic or political entity issuing a driver license. Includes the States of the United States (including the District of Columbia and outlying areas), Indian Nations, U.S. Government, Canadian Provinces, and Mexican States (including the Distrito Federal), as well as other jurisdictions.
Element Attributes:

Not Applicable
Not Licensed
State
Indian Nation
U.S. Government
Canadian Province
Mexican State
International License (other than Mexico, Canada)
Unknown


Rationale:

Necessary to evaluate the effectiveness of various licensing laws. This element is also critical in providing linkage between the crash and driver license files at the state level.