Driver Training and Traffic Safety Advisory Committee Meeting

Thursday, April 21, 2016 at 9:00 a.m.
North Campus, 1st Floor Public Meeting Room #125E
1106 Clayton Lane, Austin, Texas


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A. Call to Order

B. Roll Call, Certification of Quorum, and Introductions

C. Approval of the Minutes - February 25, 2016

D. Public Comment
**Any person wishing to address the Advisory Committee should complete a Public Comment Form and submit it to the Executive Assistant**

E. Staff Reports

1. Executive Office

a. Update on Driver Training and Traffic Safety Program Transfer to TDLR

b. Overview of the Rule Making Process

c. Contact Center Statistics and Operation

d. Overview of Strategic Planning Sessions

e. Presentations, Outreach, and Meetings with Constituent Groups

* House Committee on Homeland Security and Public Safety Hearing, March 29, 2016

2. Compliance Division

a. Staff and Program Updates

b. Projects

c. Public Outreach

d. Statistics

3. Education and Examination Division

a. Staff and Program Updates

b. Schools and Course Statistics

c. Update on Inspection Process

4. Enforcement Division

a. Projects

b. Statistics

5. Licensing Division

a. Statistics

F. Discussion and possible action on the strategy for reorganization of administrative rules for 16 TAC Chapter 84, including a recommended outline of the Chapter

G. Discussion and overview of the following work group reports and activities which consist of the work groups’ evaluation of 16 TAC, Chapter 84, the rules for the Driver Education and Safety program:

1. Driver Training and Driving Safety Schools, Instructors - duties include operations, inspections, license renewal requirement, standards of conduct

2. CE, Curriculum and Course Providers - approval standards, hours for CE, guidelines for alternative delivery courses, and all other educational matters

3. Enforcement/Compliance - criminal conviction guidelines, penalty matrix and all other enforcement matters

H. Discussion regarding the Parent-taught on-line process

I. Recommendations for agenda items for next Committee meeting

J. Discussion of date, time, and location of next Committee meeting

K. Adjournment