4NHTSA’s Support for Driver Education The Novice Teen Driver Education and Training Administrative Standards (NTDETAS)Information Sharing SystemStakeholders Association (ANSTSE)State Driver Education AssessmentsStrategic Plan Project
5NHTSA’s Support for Driver Education (ANSTSE)NTDETAS StandardsNTDETAS Strategic PlanNHTSA State AssessmentsInformation Sharing System
6Association of National Stakeholders in Traffic Safety Education ANSTSE Formed as a result of the Standards project initiated by NHTSAVolunteers representing National AssociationsPremise of voluntary consensus-seeking partnerships that identify and advocate areas of common ground for the improvement of traffic safety education in America
7ANSTSE Members American Automobile Association (AAA) National AAA Foundation for Traffic SafetyAmerican Association of Motor Vehicle Administrators (AAMVA)American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA)Driver Education and Training Administrators (DETA)Driving School Association of the Americas (DSAA)Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA)Transportation Research Board (TRB)
8ANSTSE Mission Promote adoption of the standards Maintain and update StandardsSupport, encourage and strengthen shared-decision makingIdentify and make recommendations
9Novice Teen Driver Education and Training Administrative Standards The NTDETAS are a key highway safety countermeasure for states to use in improving teen driver safety.Administrative StandardsContent Standards (ADTSEA & DSAA)Delivery Standards (near future)Online Delivery Standards (proposed)
10Novice Teen Driver Education and Training Administrative Standards Administrative Standards Sections:Program AdministrationEducation and TrainingInstructor QualificationsParental InvolvementCoordination with Driver LicensingAppendix E & F; Content Standards
11Information Sharing System Maryn Consulting IncorporatedStates alignment with national standardsState self-assessmentANSTSE website and information clearinghouse
12State Driver Education Peer Review Independent peer review requested by statesBased on NDTETAS standardsMaryland (August 2010), Oregon (December 2010), Vermont (December 2011), Delaware (June 2012), Kansas (August, 2012)All reports are available on the NHTSA website
13NTDETAS Strategic Plan To develop a Strategic Plan to promote adoption of the National Standards,to initiate improvements in the administration of driver education,provide a timetable and direction for increased adoption, anddefine priorities of the driver education community for the coming years.
14Letter from NHTSA Administrator in Support of Driver Education
15NHTSA Administrator Support Administrator Strickland Letter to the States, March 1, 2012“I firmly believe that an effective driver education program – along with proven safety legislation, active law enforcement and positive engagement of parents, schools and other community members – is an important element in a program to protect these young drivers”.
19Proposed Projects for 2012Technical Support and Assistance for States in the Implementation of the NTDETAS StandardsDevelopment of Course Delivery StandardsReview and Update of the NTDETAS StandardsReview and Update of the NTDETAS Strategic Plan
20Proposed Projects for 2013Development of Online Driver Education and Training Standards.Development of a National Driver Education Teacher - Training and Credentialing System.
21What Can You Do?Follow the progress of Driver Education issues for the coming years (major strides are being taken to improve Driver Education).Support and encourage the adoption and implementation the NTDETAS Administrative and Content Standards.Support and encourage the adoption and implementation of the NTDETAS Course Delivery Standards when completed and published.
22What Can You Do?, cont.Encourage your state to schedule a NHTSA State Driver Education Assessment.Encourage and support Driver Education as a component within your State’s Highway Safety Plan and Graduated Driver Licensing (GDL) Law.Work cooperatively within your driver education community.Follow the efforts of the ANSTSE.