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and a Voluntary State Reporting Law
Population by Age & Gender
United States 2004The Boomers are coming!
across-the-board confidentiality of reporter, legal immunity protection, non-specific with respect to age, clear definition of who may report (police, health, family, etc) and why, the formation of a Medical Advisory Board, and consequences for filing an inappropriate report.
MO’sDepartment of Revenue (DOR) houses MO’s Driver License Bureau
DOR Licensing Actions are initiated pursuant to a determination of driver “unfitness” and, in most cases, lead to a 12-month license revocation.
Many pathways are possible, and some individuals loop through multiple DOR Actions over time. The database for this project was keyed to the first recorded DOR Action and follows the steps highlighted in yellow.
Reported Sample (2001-2005):
Control Sample (2.8:1 match):
Few reported drivers traverse each step in the process, and just 3.5% of the total retained a valid license to drive. Missouri’s law works as a package to move most reported drivers into retirement. Crash data indicates that few continue driving after license revocation.